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FAOM Bulletin #15 - Effective June 4, 2015

May 26, 2015 - AFA Article

FAOM Bulletin #15, with an effective date of June 4, 2015, is available in your domicile. 

Limited Dependent Verification Underway

May 26, 2015 - AFA Article

If you are among those notified that these documents are required, you must reply to the company’s communication and provide the documentation. Verification must be completed by May 28, 2015 to avoid termination of health and welfare coverage, effective May 31, 2015.  

Marginal Service Reports

May 26, 2015 - AFA Article

United continues to make substantial changes to our staffing and service on our aircraft.  These changes have the potential to impact the safety and service to our passengers. The AFA United MEC website has a Report and Feedback Forms section where you will find the Marginal Service Report. 

E-Lines: May 26, 2015

May 26, 2015 - Dear AFA

Limited Dependent Verification Underway,Marginal Service Reports ,FAOM Bulletin #15 - Effective June 4,#PutOnYourPin for Solidarity: #SelfiesForSolidarity

Sick Leave Accrual Balance Error in April Monthly Statement of Earnings

May 22, 2015 - AFA Article

We are receiving a number of calls from Members seeking an understanding of information that was distributed to employees by the Payroll Department late this afternoon.

New Service Standards & Marginal Service Reports

May 22, 2015 - AFA Article

Starting June 1st the company will implement a new “enhanced” international economy service consisting of a three-course meal.  The meal service, along with the changes to the assigned work position of the Purser on the 767MI aircraft, may interrupt service flow and have the potential to create a marginal service condition for our customers in multiple cabins.

The US House Overwhelmingly Passes the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act

May 22, 2015 - AFA Article

On Tuesday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act (JVTA) and sent the bill to President Obama’s desk to be signed into law.

iPhone 6 Plus CBT Review

May 22, 2015 - AFA Article

Last week, United MEC Vice President, Andreas Curlee, Continental MEC Vice President, Sheryl Kee, and the United MEC Safety, Health, & Security Chairperson, Vicki Jurgens, traveled to Houston to meet with company representatives to review the iPhone 6 Plus CBT in advance of the initial distribution plans for the device.

Restricting Trip Trading with Open Flying Allotments below Contractual Levels

May 22, 2015 - AFA Article

We have received a number of questions from Flight Attendants at BOS, DCA, DEN, & ORD about the restrictions that have been placed on trip trading with open flying allocations for some combination of May 23 & 24.

Memorial Day Holiday

May 22, 2015 - AFA Article

his Memorial Day, it is important that we take time out of our busy schedule to reflect, honor, and remember the men and women who have sacrificed so much in the service of our country. 

E-Lines: May 22, 2015

May 22, 2015 - Dear AFA

Sick Leave Accrual Balance Error in April Monthly Statement of Earnings, New Service Standards & Marginal Service Reports, The US House Overwhelmingly Passes the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, iPhone 6 Plus CBT Review, Restricting Trip Trading with Open Flying Allotments below Contractual Levels, Memorial Day Holiday, Joint Negotiations Update

Joint Negotiations Update

May 22, 2015 - AFA Article

Joint Negotiations Update

Senate to Move Forward with Vote on Fast Track Legislation #RingYourRep

May 21, 2015 - AFA Article

The Senate has acted to move forward with a vote on Fast Track legislation.  Now, more than ever, we need calls focused on the House where the real fight will take place. Calls to the Senate are encouraged, but strategically we need to focus our efforts in the House. 

Special E-Lines: May 21, 2015

May 21, 2015 - Dear AFA

Senate to Move Forward with Vote on Fast Track Legislation #RingYourRep

Support All United Flight Attendants - The CAUSE Foundation

May 19, 2015 - AFA Article

“I Never Thought This Would Happen To Me,” these are the first words The CAUSE Foundation usually hears when a Flight Attendant contacts them for assistance.  Since their inception over 21 years ago, CAUSE has granted over $5 million to Flight Attendants who are unable to work due to illness, injury or disability.

Monthly Max Over Guarantee

May 19, 2015 - AFA Article

The company’s decision to utilize the higher line averages provided for in Section 9.A.3. of the Contract is resulting in Flight Attendants being awarded lines of flying that may, in some cases,  exceed their monthly flight time maximum. This may be the result of the actual line value because the 95 flight time maximum limitation does not apply to line construction or the result of your awarded line value in combination with an existing overlap ID into the new schedule month. 

New Crew Rest Policy - Effective June Schedule

May 19, 2015 - AFA Article

The company informed our Pursers that beginning with the June schedule month they will be revising the Crew Rest Policy. 

E-Lines: May 19, 2015

May 19, 2015 - Dear AFA

New Crew Rest Policy - Effective June Schedule,Monthly Max Over Guarantee,Support All United Flight Attendants - The CAUSE Foundation,Joint Negotiations Continue in Houston

United MEC Communication Training

May 15, 2015 - AFA Article

This week our flying partners from BOS, LHR, ORD, HNL, FRA, DCA, BOS, and NRT successfully completed two days of Communication Training.

Happy Birthday Flight Attendants

May 15, 2015 - AFA Article

Today marks the 85th anniversary of the first Flight Attendant, Ellen Church. Ellen was a registered pilot and nurse, but wasn't granted the ability to fly.
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