May 17 - The JNC spent this week in Chicago, negotiating with United management. The committee has remained focused on our work, despite the minor distractions out on the line, and completed a number of proposals and counter proposals which have been passed to the company.
May 17 - We have received a number of questions on filling an open first class galley (premium pay) position on the 767 ME aircraft. Section 9.F.7. of our Contract provides the guidelines to fill an open premium position.
May 17 - The use of Facebook™ and other social media “networks” have become widespread in the last decade, helping us stay entertained, socially engaged and connected to the world.
May 17 - We have confirmed with United that each time a Vacation Pass is selected and a travel plan is made your vacation pass is placed under “Pending Vacation Passes”.
JNC Update, Vacation Passes Missing, Be Aware of Social Media, Resolving Pay Discrepancies within the System, Filling Open Premium Positions - First Class Galley on 767ME Aircraft, Ellen Church First Flight Attendant 83 Years Ago Today
May 17 - Ellen Church was the first female Flight Attendant to take to the skies 83 years ago today.
May 17 - An overview of the areas within United payroll to help resolve any paycheck issues.
May 17 -
In a CNN poll of 1,200 overseas business travelers who have visited the United States, a full 20 percent of them said they would not visit the US again due to onerous entry procedures at airports, including long processing lines.
May 16 - Eight years after US Airways and America West merged, flight attendant union leaders gathered in Charlotte this week to unify their representation under one master executive council.
May 15 - Electronic devices should be stowed during critical phases of flight.
United's View of Negotiations, No Knives! Call Today!, United's Reconfigured "AS" A319/A320, 9/11 Widow on Cockpit Barriers, The O.N.E. Campaign, Uniform Day - June 25
May 14 - As you know, we continue to develop our proposals based on the interests of Flight Attendants from Continental, Continental Micronesia and United. When we receive counter proposals from management we are trying to address their interests while staying true to your priorities and expectations expressed in our call for proposals and surveys.
May 14 - Summer travel brings more airline fees for travelers.
May 10 - Please contact Congress today to keep knives off our aircraft.
May 10 - Having already developed proposals and language for about two thirds of the topics in our Contracts, it’s a good time to review the process the JNC is using to do that work. This might be old information for some Flight Attendants, but new for others, and it doesn’t hurt to ensure all members have a complete understanding of how the JNC is doing the work.
Staff Not SAFA, No Knives!, Reserve “Z” Days, Known Crewmember Reminder, United Annual Stockholder Meeting –
June 12 in Virginia
- Nine groups of airline workers and travelers filed a legal challenge on Monday, urging the TSA against allowing passengers to carry small knives on planes.
May 8 - United's traffic fell again in April, led by a decline in U.S. passengers.
MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Report
Legal Petition: Keep All Knives Off Planes, United's HR Special Leaves Will Impact Seniority, Company Publishes Boarding Priority Chart, Spring Regular MEC Meeting Concluded, Joint Membership Engagement Training