Clerical Error Results in Overpayment in EEOP Severance Payments, Trading February Vacations with another Flight Attendant, 2015 Interim Vacation Bidding Dates, Industry Update: Alaska Airlines, Industry Update: New American Airlines
United today advised as a result of a clerical error, Early Out severance was miscalculated at $4,200 per year of Flight Attendant seniority instead of the correct plan amount of $4,000 per year. This affected all Flight Attendants with less than 25 years of SW seniority.
2014 Uniform Points Expire December 31 2014, Working Crew Holiday Buddy Travel, Change to Known Crew Member Requirements Effective January 13 2015, Layover Safety, Reserve Christmas Wish List Reminder, Implications of Omnibus Spending Bill on PBGC Retirement Benefits, The Holidays and the Stress it Can Bring
Today, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) joined the chorus of applause from the aviation industry in the change to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)’s Known Crewmember (KCM) program, which allows for flight crewmembers to proceed through KCM screening without their uniforms effective January 13, 2015.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a $1 trillion omnibus spending bill that would fund the U.S> government for the rest of fiscal 2014 and let Congress avoid the risk of a shutdown until the end of September.
A "no absence" during this period over the holidays will generate a one-point credit, to be banked and applied toward any future point-generating occurrence.
The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) applauds Congress for including language in the year-end funding bill (amendment to H.R. 83) that prohibits funding for new permits that are outside the United States (US) and European Union (EU) Open Skies Agreement.
Our Contract provides the ability for Flight Attendants to trade their unused Vacation for an open vacation period throughout the year.
AFA-CWA Commends Congress for Action to Protect U.S. Aviation Industry,2015 Annual Vacation Bidding Completed,2015 Interim Vacation Bidding,Replacement Uniform Name Bar Reminder,DID YOU KNOW...Contract Education Guides,Holiday Bonus Point Program,Flight Attendants to Receive iPhone 6 Plus,United's November Operational Performance,JNC Update
Joint Contract Negotiations Update
Tertiary (Phase III) Vacation awards have been completed and are posted and available for viewing in your VACBID screens. Overnight a number of housekeeping processes will be completed to upload the 2015 Vacations into Flight Attendant FAIS files.
The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) applauds Congress for including language in the year-end funding bill (amendment to H.R. 83) that prohibits funding for new permits that are outside of the U.S. – EU Open Skies Agreement.
Eligible employees and retirees have the opportunity to update their elections for enrolled friend, spouse or domestic partner beginning December 10th through December 29th at 7:00 PM CST. You are not required to re-enroll anyone who is currently listed on your travel profile in one of these categories unless you wish to make changes that will become effective next year.
On Thursday, December 4, 2014 United announced in their Inflight Services Alert their plans to reduce staffing on the B767ME aircraft in the International Markets.
Phase III Bidding,United
Management Reduces B767ME Staffing,Update Travel
Eligibles for 2015,Uniform Name Bar,Joint
Negotiations Session Continues in Chicago This Week
2015 Vacation Phase III Bidding,Uniform Name Bar Clarification,Changes to Buddy Pass Travel Program,20 Year Passes Letter of Agreement Improvements,Tis the Season - Holiday Appearance Regulations,Working Crew Holiday Buddy Travel,Joint Negotiations Session Continues in Chicago Next Week
We would hope that in an environment that has, as its stated foundation, principles of “working together” that a different focus is not only possible – it’s preferable.
During the month of December it is acceptable to wear ONE of the following holiday accessory.
We are currently waiting for United to develop the automation necessary to implement this enhanced updated provision of our Contract.
We have confirmed with management that those reviewing and processing the name bar requests will be watching for those Flight Attendants who are also purser qualified and are anticipating that they will receive two (2) separate requests – one for the purser name bar and the other for the Flight Attendant name bar – for these individuals.