Join AFA International President Sara Nelson and members of the Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) on Monday, July 6 at 6:00 PM Central to hear important information about the status of bargaining for a Joint Contract for all United Flight Attendants and how you can help to achieve an industry leading agreement.
The company has posted our semi-annual Flight Attendant System Seniority List consistent with Section 17.C. of our Contract. This list is available in all domiciles and can be found on United's Flying Together website by going to Inflight Services Department Page > Crew Scheduling > Semi-Annual Seniority List.
Our Contract provides for additional pay for Flight Attendants on flight assignments during holidays. Holidays are defined by domicile location, and also each Flight Attendant's birthday. Section 2.Q. of our Contract specifies that each Flight Attendant is eligible to be paid for up to 5 holidays per year and Section 5.L. outlines the formula for holiday pay. Friday being Independence Day, this is a designated holiday for 11 out of our 15 domiciles.
Tomorrow is Independence Day in the United States. The founding principals of our nation committed to give us the tools to build the vision of equality for all set forth in the Declaration of Independence.
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Management has advised that as we approach the July 4th Independence Day holiday weekend in the United States, there is an increase in the number of open IDs.
During a joint meeting of the CAL, CMI and UAL MECs on June 30, 2015, the Flight Attendant leadership unanimously voted to change our official AFA pin to the color red in support of our negotiations. This is now our official AFA pin and we encourage all Members to put it on and wear it until we have a ratified Contract that reflects our contributions at United Airlines.
The government has requested information from airlines as part of the antitrust investigation, which appears to focus on whether airlines illegally signaled to each other how quickly they would add new flights, routes and extra seats.
The JNC is unanimous in calling on all Flight Attendants to demonstrate our solidarity. On July 16th, across the system, we will conduct a system-wide Day of Action. We will stand shoulder-to-shoulder for a joint Contract that recognizes and respects what each of us brought to this merger and the hard work all of us do for United Airlines everyday.
The Summer Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council will take place during the week of July 27 - 29, 2015.
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Let’s hope that United sees the mutual benefit of reaching a deal with us. We’re doing our part to make progress. My resolve is steeled by the support I receive from all of you and the knowledge that if we need to bring the noise, we can and we will.
This week Pre-Merger United New Hire class 15-21 began training at the United Houston Training Center.
In response to our advocacy, management has acknowledged that the response times at both Crew Scheduling and Crew Accommodations have been high and are, in their view, less than acceptable.
We are learning that Flight Attendants around the system are receiving notices from Payroll seeking repayment of overpayment amounts, some from several years ago.
The United States Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution guarantees a right to same gender marriage. Coincidentally, it was two years ago today that the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which denied federal benefits to lawfully married same gender couples, was struck down by the United States Supreme Court.
In a recent telecast of NBC’s Today Show, weatherman and TV personality, Al Roker made a strong statement in support of the hardworking frontline employees at United Airlines.
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