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AFA E-Lines: Jul 26, 2016

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  • Welcome Class 1624
  • United Merged Flight Attendant Seniority List
  • Tentative Agreement Information
class 1624

Welcome Class 1624
Today, we welcome the 60 graduating Members of class of 1623 to the line.  Our newest flying partners will be reporting to SFO, IAH and EWR.  They will report to their respective domicile(s) on August 2, 2016 for orientation and will be available to fly on August 4, 2016. Please help us welcome these new Flight Attendants to our family. 

United Merged Flight Attendant Seniority List
Seniority Integration is not part of contract negotiations. It is a separate process, required by law to be completed in accordance with the AFA-CWA Constitution and Bylaws. The merged seniority list is only provided to the company for implementation at the point of a ratified Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement (JCBA).

In the interest of transparency and in response to a significant number of requests from United Flight Attendants, AFA-CWA has published the Merged Seniority List ("List") compiled by the Seniority Merger Integration Committee ("SMIC"). The methodology for compiling the List is final, in accordance with the Constitution and federal law.

Login by visiting ourcontract.org/merged-seniority

Tentative Agreement Information
Last week your voting instructions and the Tentative Agreement Summary booklet began arriving at our homes. Voting is done electronically by Internet or telephone and will close on August 12, 2016 at Noon Eastern Time. Your voting instructions will provide you with your unique activation code and instructions to cast your ballot at the secure VoteNet site (a link can be accessed through  OurConract.org or unitedafa.org).

If you have not received your voting instructions, you may request a replacement activation code from the Ballot Helpline, online, by filling out this form. The Ballot Helpline is open Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. eastern, at 800-424-2401, press 1, and then ext. 706.

The following resources have been developed and are available to assist you in making an informed decision regarding the tentative agreement 

Comprehensive Summary

Full Tentative Agreement Language

Industry Comparison

JNC Information Sessions

Medical Plan Info

Dental Plan Info

Q&A (Updated 07-22-16)

Tentative Agreement Video

Voting Information

Webcast

The rest of this week, the JNC will continue the JNC Information sessions and travel to IAH, DEN, CLE, and LAS based on the following schedule:

We have received feedback at every meeting that Members appreciate getting their questions answered directly from the JNC. We encourage everyone to take advantage of these meetings.

View the full JNC Information Roadshow Schedule and Local Council Meetings 

We ask that you continue to avoid rumor and speculation on the line and on social media. By getting information and answers from your Union Leadership or other official Union publications we can best ensure the accuracy of the information we consider in reaching our decision.

As a reminder, all Joint Negotiation updates can be found on the JNC website at OurContract.org.  If you are not signed-up to receive the Our Contract Newsletter please do so on OurContract.org.

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