The week was spent trying to resolve the outstanding core issues in the area of Scheduling. The Company and AFA passed concepts to each other through the two mediators who are working with us now.
United Flight Attendants came together yesterday around the system in an incredibly successful showing of solidarity.
United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), will protest at more than 14 major airports around the world on Thursday, May 19, as they press for an industry-leading contract in the midst of record profits.
United Airlines is making record profits. These are not concessionary negotiations. These negotiations are about putting three work groups together to complete United’s merger and move our airline forward. It's been three years, and it's been long enough.
With the two comprehensive proposals AFA and the Company passed to each other over the previous two weeks as a backdrop, our discussions this week focused on the outstanding issues that divide us. Mike Bonds, Executive VP of Human Resources and Labor Relations, joined the Company team at the bargaining table on Tuesday May 3.
United Airlines is doing well. These are not concessionary negotiations. Mark your calendars for our next Day of Action on Thursday, May 19, 2016. Details are posted as they become available onOurContract.org. It's Our Turn!
Joint Negotiations continue this week in Chicago. As a reminder, all Joint Negotiation updates can be found on the JNC website at OurContract.org.
As was reported in the Company’s negotiations communication of April 29, the parties were in Chicago for mediation last week.
Yesterday, the Company meet with our Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) in Rosemont to facilitate presentation of our full proposal to management. Joint Negotiations resume April 25th in Chicago.
Yesterday, the Company came to meet with us in Rosemont so we could present them with the proposal.