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Fall Regular Scheduled MEC Meeting Concludes

September 23, 2016 - AFA Article

The Fall 2016 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council (MEC) concluded on September 22, 2016, at the Hyatt Rosemont in Chicago. 

(UAL) Galley Pay Information

September 23, 2016 - AFA Article

Within the 2016-2021 Contract there was a change to galley pay for the pre-merger UA Flight Attendants.

United MEC Facebook Page

September 23, 2016 - AFA Article

Please take a moment to like the AFA United MEC page @AFAUnitedMEC.

(CAL & CMI) Vacation Bid Reminder, Window Closes October 8, 2016

September 23, 2016 - AFA Article

As a reminder, the pre-merger CAL vacation bid window is currently open.

Breast Cancer Think PINK Wear PINK!

September 23, 2016 - AFA Article

United’s Inflight Services Department has designated a pink scarf for females and a pink tie for males as the approved uniform items for Flight Attendants. 

The CAUSE Foundation is Now Available as a Payroll Deduction

September 23, 2016 - AFA Article

You can now sign-up to have your monthly contribution through automatic payroll deduction.

E-Lines: September 23, 2016

September 23, 2016 - Dear AFA

Fall Regular Scheduled MEC Meeting Concludes, Galley Pay Information, United MEC Facebook Page, Breast Cancer Think PINK Wear PINK!, Vacation Bid Reminder Window Closes October 8 2016, The CAUSE Foundation is Now Available as a Payroll Deduction, Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter @AFAUnitedMEC

Safety First - Compliance with FARs

September 20, 2016 - AFA Article

Everyday as aviation’s First Responders, it is important that we practice safety and security procedures. It’s critical that we enforce FAR’s that require specific actions on our part such as FAR 121.391(d), which states that during taxi, Flights Attendants must remain at their jumpseats "with safety belts and shoulder harnesses fastened during taxi unless performing safety-related duties."  

Go PINK and Wear PINK in October!

September 20, 2016 - AFA Article

You can show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness during the month of October by participating in the PINK Program. You can wear approved pink scarves and ties with your uniform from Oct. 1 – 31, 2016. 

Questions about Effective Date of New Hourly Rates of Pay

September 20, 2016 - AFA Article

Our recent communication to the joint Membership regarding the effective date of the recently negotiated rates of pay is generating a number of questions.

Changes to MEC Communications

September 20, 2016 - AFA Article

On September 16, you received our first combined communication from the MEC Communication Committee. As we explained last week, communications will now be coming from one combined source. 

Day One 2016 Fall United MEC Meeting

September 20, 2016 - AFA Article

The Fall Meeting of the United Master Executive Council (MEC) began in Chicago today. Your Local Council President, joined by the 20 other presidents from around our system, addressed the business of our Union and the issues that are important to you.

E-Lines: September 20, 2016

September 20, 2016 - Dear AFA

Changes to MEC Communications,Day One 2016 Fall United MEC Meeting,Questions about Effective Date of New Hourly Rates of Pay,Go PINK and Wear PINK in October!,Safety First - Compliance with FARs

Local Council Officer Election Process Begins October 3, 2016

September 16, 2016 - AFA Article

On September 6, 2016, the official merging of the Master Executive Council (MEC) took place and is currently transitioning into one MEC. The next step in this process is to combine the Local Councils at bases where a duplication of Councils exists.

United AFA MEC Meeting - September 20-22, 2016

September 16, 2016 - AFA Article

The Fall Regular Meeting of the recently merged United Master Executive Council (MEC) will take place the week of September 20th, 2016. 

Pre-merger CO Vacation Bidding Window is Now Open

September 16, 2016 - AFA Article

The vacation bidding window is currently open and will close on Wednesday, October 5, 2016, midnight (CT). Your vacation bid screen will reflect the number of days you are entitled to and that you elected to take in 2016, including any Flex vacation days. 

AFA-CWA EAP Committee Members Attend FDAP Conference in Maryland

September 16, 2016 - AFA Article

The 6th annual Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol Program (FADAP) conference just concluded this week in Baltimore, Maryland. 

E-Lines: September 16, 2016

September 16, 2016 - Dear AFA

United AFA MEC Meeting - September 20-22 2016,Local Council Officer Election Process Begins October 3 2016,One United - New Pay Rate Impact on Pre-Merger CO Sept.16 Payroll Advice,Pre-merger CO Vacation Bidding Window is Now Open,Donating to the CAUSE Foundation Just Got Easier - Payroll Deduction Now Available,AFA-CWA EAP Committee Members Attend FDAP Conference in Maryland

The CAUSE Foundation - Flight Attendants Helping Flight Attendants

September 16, 2016 - AFA Article

There is good news: if you are currently contributing to the CAUSE Foundation through payroll deduction, there is NO need to change anything!! Those employees who are not currently donating to the CAUSE Foundation through payroll will have the opportunity to do so beginning on September 16, 2016. 

One United - New pay rate impact on Pre-Merger CO Sept.16 payroll advice

September 13, 2016 - AFA Article

The new base pay rates became effective for the September bid month. For Pre-Merger CO Flight Attendants, the first semi payment for September is on the Sept. 16 check.
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