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AFA United MEC Central Schedule Committee (CSC) Annual Training

June 24, 2016 - AFA Article

This week our flying partners from EWR, DEN, LAX, HNL, DCA, LAS, BOS, NRT, IAH, and SFO successfully completed two days of training conducted by the MEC Central Schedule Committee. 

AFA and United Agree to Terms for Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement

June 24, 2016 - AFA Article

This morning, our Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) and the company came to an agreement on the terms of a Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement. This weekend the parties will work to finalize the language for review by the Joint Master Executive Council (MEC), including all (CAL, CMI, UAL) Local Presidents. These directly elected leaders of all 25,000 Flight Attendants, will meet in Chicago on Monday and Tuesday, June 27 & 28. The Tentative Agreement is only official upon approval by the directly elected leaders. 

E-Lines: June 24, 2016

June 24, 2016 - Dear AFA

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Flight Attendant Union Reaches Contract Terms With United Airlines

June 24, 2016 - AFA Media Release

United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), and United Airlines today agreed to terms on a joint collective bargaining agreement for 25,000 Flight Attendants. The agreement was reached with oversight of National Mediation Board (NMB) Member Linda Puchala.

Terms Agreed to for Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement

June 24, 2016 - AFA Article

A few moments ago, our Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) and the company came to an agreement on the terms of a joint collective bargaining agreement. The parties will work to finalize the language this weekend for review by the Joint Master Executive Council (MEC), including all (CAL, CMI, UAL) Local Presidents. These directly elected leaders of all 25,000 Flight Attendants, will meet in Chicago on Monday and Tuesday, June 27 & 28.

Still At the Table 10:30 PM Central

June 24, 2016 - AFA Article

We are still at the table with the company. We appreciate your continued support and we know you are anxious to hear news. We will report to you as soon as we can.

MEC Hotel and Transportation Committee Report lock icon

June 22, 2016 - Report

MEC Hotel and Transportation Committee Report

Joint Negotiations Resume This Week in Chicago

June 21, 2016 - AFA Article

Joint Negotiations resumed this week in Chicago. This week the parties will meet in Chicago under the oversight of Linda Puchala, National Mediation Board (NMB) Chairman of the Board, in a concerted effort to resolve the remaining open issues.

Jumpseating - Flight Attendant Notification to Pilots

June 21, 2016 - AFA Article

Just as a reminder, in August 2014 a Pilot bulletin was sent out to all United Pilots relative to Flight Attendant’s jumpseating. 

Early Boarding – Accommodating Special Needs Passengers & Complying with FARs

June 21, 2016 - AFA Article

Boarding is coordinated between the Flight Attendant in the purser position, the Captain and the Customer Service Representative (CSR).  

E-Lines: June 21, 2016

June 21, 2016 - Dear AFA

Early Boarding – Accommodating Special Needs Passengers & Complying with FARs,Jumpseating - Flight Attendant Notification to Pilots,Show Your AFA-CWA Pride,Joint Negotiations Resume This Week in Chicago

Mediation Scheduled Thru June 23

June 19, 2016 - AFA Article

We also know that negotiations to achieve a Tentative Agreement you can ratify are at the forefront of everyone’s mind. As a reminder, our Joint Negotiating Committee met with the company this past week and mediation will resume tomorrow, June 20th in Chicago. The mediation session is scheduled to conclude June 23rd under the supervision and assistance of National Mediation Board Member Linda Puchala.

Crew Verification and Flight Attendant FAA Minimum Crew Compliance Clarification

June 17, 2016 - AFA Article

We have received reports from Flight Attendants who are confused about the crew verification procedures after reading United’sInflight Service Weekly dated June 8, 2016. To clarify there are two procedures when you arrive at the gate that need to happen before you board an aircraft. 

E-Lines: June 17, 2016

June 17, 2016 - Dear AFA

June Day of Action,Hotel Rooms at Training Center (OPC) Now Available for Overnight Stays,Crew Verification and Flight Attendant FAA Minimum Crew Compliance Clarification,Joint Negotiations Resume

June Day of Action

June 17, 2016 - AFA Article

Yesterday around the system, United Flight Attendants came together in a showing of Solidarity. On behalf of the officers of the AFA United Master Executive Council, we express our appreciation and gratitude for every effort that contributed toward accomplishing our Day of Action success

Hotel Rooms at Training Center (OPC) Now Available for Overnight Stays

June 17, 2016 - AFA Article

Effective June 1, 2016, United will be offering overnight rooms at their Elk Grove campus, to any employees who are traveling through ORD for business, including Flight Attendants who are staying overnight before and after a trip

Joint Negotiations Resume

June 17, 2016 - AFA Article

AFA and United meet this week at the direction of the National Mediation Board (NMB) to resolve any outstanding language issues in preparation for one final mediation session. Next week the parties will meet in Chicago under the oversight of Linda Puchala, NMB Chairman of the Board, in a concerted effort to resolve the remaining open issues.

Joint Negotiations Resume This Week in Chicago

June 14, 2016 - AFA Article

Joint Negotiations resumed this week and will continue through the week of June 20th in Chicago. The week of June 13, the National Mediation Board (NMB) has directed the parties to meet in Chicago to resolve any outstanding language issues in preparation for one final mediation session. 

AFA Sends Love - 50,000 Strong - To Families And Friends Of The Victims In Orlando

June 14, 2016 - AFA Article

The following statement was released by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO  International President Sara Nelson in regards to the horrific massacre that took place on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida:.

Annual Purser Recurrent Training Assignments Have Been Posted

June 14, 2016 - AFA Article

Preference month bidding for the Annual Purser Recurrent Training are available in your FAINFO screen via Unimatic.  The company has provided the below training dates, by Flight Attendant Schedule Month, listed by training location and domicile assignment for bidding purposes.
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