At approximately 3:45A Central time the morning of December 7th, a problem affecting Unimatic connectivity via remote access was identified. As a result of this automation issue, some Flight Attendants based in U.S. domiciles were unable to submit vacation bids in the hours just prior to vacation bid closing.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) announced this week that approximately 9,000 mechanics at United Airlines ratified a six-year Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement (JCBA).
The AFA United MEC Benefits Committee is happy to announce an upcoming Open Enrollment for Aflac/CAIC voluntary supplemental insurance benefits for United Flight Attendants working under the pre-merger United Contract. Enrollment is currently open and will run through January 15, 2017.
This Wednesday, December 7, Bernie Sanders, Keith Ellison and Danny Glover are coming to speak at a rally in Washington, D.C. held by Good Jobs Nation. We need to raise awareness on the dangers of NAI every way we can and this is the perfect opportunity.
Pre-merger United Phase III (tertiary) Vacation Bidding close tomorrow, Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at 0830 local domicile time.
Flood Congress With Our Calls! It’s About Our Jobs!,Good Jobs Nation Rally in Washington, DC - Tomorrow,(UAL) Phase
III Vacation Bidding Closes Tomorrow,(UAL) Reserve Holiday Wish List - Submit Your Requests Now,(UAL) Voluntary Supplemental Insurance
Update: United Mechanics Ratify Contract
With no warning on Friday, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) wrongly approved a foreign air carrier permit for Norwegian Air International (NAI). This decision sets aside the labor protections that were central to the U.S.- EU Open Skies Agreement.
Pre-merger United Flight Attendants on Reserve for the month of December, have an opportunity to preference where they would like to layover for the three (3) days preceding and two (2) days following Christmas.
The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) condemns the decision by the U.S. Department of Transportation approving a foreign air carrier permit for Norwegian Air International's (NAI) flag-of-convenience airline.
With no advance warning, the DOT has ordered approval of the flag-of-convenience Norwegian Air International (NAI) application. By this action, the DOT has failed to acknowledge the labor protections of the U.S.-EU Open Skies Agreements and sets a precedent that risks hundreds of thousands of U.S. aviation jobs.
As we reported on Tuesday in AFA E-Lines, pre-merger United Flight Attendants on Reserve for the month of December, will have the opportunity to preference where they would like to layover for the three (3) days preceding and two (2) days following Christmas.
In yesterday’s United Inflight Service Weekly, United announced the Brazilian Government has reversed requirements for all Flight Attendants, on U.S. carriers, flying into Brazil to carry their Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certificate with them.
United will be offering pre-merger CAL Flight Attendants one month leaves and jobshares for the January 2017 bid month. Flight Attendants who are interested should submit their request via CCS under bidding no later than December 5, 2016 at 10:00 am local domicile time.
Pre-merger United Phase III (tertiary) Vacation Bidding is open now. Please ensure that your Phase III Vacation bid is on file by the close of bidding on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 0830 local domicile time.
Eligible employees and retirees have the opportunity to update their elections for enrolled friend, spouse, or domestic partner beginning December 1st through December 30th at 7:00 PM CST.
We have received reports of a rumor that United mailed a letter to Flight Attendants notifying them that their 2017 Medical and Dental premiums have increased since open enrollment.
With the ratification of our Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement (JCBA), effective January 1, 2017 all United Flight Attendants will be offered the same amount of life insurance coverage.
DOT NAI Decision Double Crosses U.S. and EU Aviation Workers,(UAL) Reserve
Holiday Wish List Clarification,(CAL) United Offers
One Month Leaves and Jobshares for January 2017,(UAL) Phase III Vacation Bidding Opens,2017
Medical and Dental Premiums Rumor,Pass Travel Open Enrollment,Update:
FAA Certificate no Longer Required when Flying to Brazil,2017
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For those of you taking advantage of the uniform discounts now available through Cintas or perhaps using up remaining 2016 uniform point balance.