The United AFA Communication Committee is in the final stages of upgrading the E-Lines newsletter system to a more reliable, faster and more economical server. In preparation for this upgrade we require all current subscribers to E-Lines to verify and update their information in order to receive the E-Lines Newsletter after the relocation has occurred.
The United MEC website includes a Flight Attendant Calendar to assist in making life as a Flight Attendant a little less hectic.
As we all know, during the operation, flight schedules can fall apart, and while frustrating, reassignments are part of our job. To protect our rights during reassignment, the company is obligated to follow the provisions outlined in our Contract.
The company has announced they will be offering 30-Day ANP for the April 2015 (04/01/15 – 04/30/15) schedule month. The number and locations to which 30-day ANP will be awarded have not yet been determined.
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Joint Contract Negotiations Update
Just as you check your DSPLOF screens often, we encourage you to review your work history (FDWH/file number) and your points record (RECORD/file number) regularly.
This past weekend many media outlets reported on a video claimed to be produced by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab.
If you think the air travel experience generally stinks now, consider what it was like before smoking was banned on domestic flights 25 years ago.
The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) is pushing for improved air quality in aircraft cabins to protect both the crew and the passengers.
Dear Mr. Smisek, I have not yet heard from you regarding my letter of February 13, 2015, but your employees who have read it are coming forward to describe their deteriorating working conditions.
Whenever I speak to people about what I do for a living, most seem to assume the money is pretty good. I did, too, before I became a flight attendant.
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Today, members of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) join Senator Durbin (D-IL) at a press conference at O'Hare to celebrate 25 years of the in-flight smoking ban and the epic battle waged to achieve smoke-free skies.
ALERT: A video purported to be by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab that has urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain, France and other Western countries.
Nearly 25 years ago AFA along with Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR) took on Big Tobacco to get smoking off of airplanes. Flight attendants fought hard to ensure we had a smokefree workplace, and we won.
The United MEC Government Affairs Committee concluded their annual 3 day training in Washington D.C. this week.
With the company’s addition of the extended overhead bins on the Airbus fleet, we have identified a design flaw with these extended bins the aircraft cabin temperature probes. The probes on the Airbus fleet are being obstructed and are unable to determine a correct cabin temperature.
As many of you know the company, in an effort to conserve fuel and reduce costs, made changes to the Airbus fleet in regards to how the Pilots are to operate the heating and cooling systems on the ground and inflight.
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