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Reminder - The 45th Annual Board of Directors Meeting – June 24th in Phoenix, AZ

June 24, 2017 - AFA Article

The 45th Annual AFA Board of Directors (BOD) Meeting will be held tomorrow, Saturday, June 24, 2017

2017 House FAA Re-Authorization Bill

June 24, 2017 - AFA Article

Yesterday, June 22, 2017, the House of Representatives released their first version of the FAA Re-Authorization Bill with enhancements that will benefit the Flight Attendant profession and the traveling public.

You are Invited - AFA Town Hall Meeting to Follow this Year’s BOD Meeting - June 25 in Phoenix

June 24, 2017 - AFA Article

AFA leaders will host a Town Hall meeting for all Flight Attendants in the Phoenix area.

Limited Dependent Verification

June 24, 2017 - AFA Article

AFA has learned there will be an annual “limited” Dependent Verification process, targeting those who added new dependents during annual enrollment, but did not provide documents to verify those new dependents (unverified dependents only).

Vanguard Target Retirement 2010 Trust Select to combine with Vanguard Target Retirement Income Trust Select on or about July 21, 2017

June 24, 2017 - AFA Article

The 2010 Fund has reached a target asset allocation matching the Income Fund and as described in the prospectus, the funds will combine.

[CAL] [CMI] Changes to Pay Claim Submission Procedure

June 24, 2017 - AFA Article

Changes in the pay claim submission process for pre-merger CAL and pre-merger CMI Flight Attendants will be complete by July 7, 2017.

Only 8 Days Remain to Enter the “Stay Linked” iPad Drawing

June 24, 2017 - AFA Article

On June 1st, 2017 we launched our system-wide campaign “Stay Linked” in an effort to foster and improve communication with the Membership.

E-Lines: June 23, 2017

June 23, 2017 - Dear AFA

Reminder - The 45th Annual Board of Directors Meeting - June 24th in Phoenix AZ, You’re Invited - AFA Town Hall Meeting to Follow this Year’s BOD Meeting - June 25 in Phoenix, 2017 House FAA Re-Authorization Bill, Limited Dependent Verification, [CAL] [CMI] Changes to Pay Claim Submission Procedure, Vanguard Target Retirement 2010 Trust Select to combine with Vanguard Target Retirement Income Trust Select on or about July 21 2017, Only 8 Days Remain to Enter the “Stay Linked” iPad Drawing

Flight Attendants Cheer Inclusion of Priority Safety and Job Security Initiatives in House FAA Bill

June 23, 2017 - Media Article

Lawmakers Tackle Cabin Crew Fatigue with 10 Hours Minimum Rest

Cabin Jumpseat (CJA) Clarification

June 20, 2017 - AFA Article

Since implementation of Section 3.A. of the Contract, we’ve received a number of reports from you detailing difficulties in gaining access to the Cabin Jumpseat (CJA) on weight restricted flights.

Implementation Date for Common Scheduling Platform Announced

June 20, 2017 - AFA Article

In light of the recent announcement of the implementation date for a common scheduling platform, there have been a number of questions raised regarding the composition of and the work of the Joint Implementation Team (JIT) 

AFA Town Hall Meeting to Follow this Year’s BOD Meeting - June 25 in Phoenix

June 20, 2017 - AFA Article

Following the meeting, AFA leaders will host a Town Hall meeting for all Flight Attendants in the Phoenix area. 

The 45th Annual Board of Directors Meeting - June 24th in Phoenix, AZ

June 20, 2017 - AFA Article

The 45th Annual AFA Board of Directors (BOD) Meeting will be held June 24, 2017 at the Sheraton Grande Phoenix, 340 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ.

Stay Linked Enter to Win a Free iPad, Deadline June 30, 2017

June 20, 2017 - AFA Article

All AFA Members in good standing, who sign up for AFA E-Lines and Local Council Newsletters through the Stay Linked page on our website, may participate in the drawing to win one of five iPad Tablets.

Galley Pay on June 16, 2017 Pay Advice

June 20, 2017 - AFA Article

Galley Pay for pre-merger United Flight Attendants was implemented in May and the first payments for work performed during the May schedule month have been paid on the June 16, 2017 paycheck.

E-Lines: June 20, 2017

June 20, 2017 - Dear AFA

Implementation Date for Common Scheduling Platform Announced, Cabin Jumpseat Clarification, The 45th Annual Board of Directors Meeting - June 24th in Phoenix AZ, AFA Town Hall Meeting to Follow this Years  BOD June 25 in Phoenix, Galley Pay on June 16 2017 Pay Advice, Stay Linked Enter to Win a Free iPad Deadline June 30 2017

Implementation Date for Common Scheduling Platform Announced

June 19, 2017 - AFA Article

Since ratification of our JCBA in August of 2016, the most asked question has been when will Flight Attendants will be flying together under a common crew management system. Full integration of Flight Attendants on a common scheduling platform will address many of the individual issues of concern. Make no mistake, full implementation of the integration process has been, and will continue to be, the top priority for your AFA leadership. Senior corporate leadership has been clear that this is their top priority as well - it matters for United's ability to compete. We will not allow our contract to be steamrolled in the process though. This must be done right. 

Implementation Date for Common Scheduling Platform Announced

June 19, 2017 - MEC President Letter

Since ratification of our JCBA in August of 2016, the most asked question has been when will Flight Attendants be flying together under a common crew management system. Full integration of Flight Attendants on a common scheduling platform will address many of the individual issues of concern.

Uniform Issues Persist at American Airlines Carriers

June 19, 2017 - AFA Media Release

The Flight Attendant Union Continues Call for Full Recall of the UniformWashington, DC (June 19, 2017) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) renews demand for a full recall of American Airlines Flight Attendant uniforms alongside recent news reports that management is moving on a new uniform for pilots. “Reports show that the current uniforms are still causing serious health issues for Flight Attendants, and American management must fix it now,” said Sara Nelson, AFA International President. “An entire recall of the uniform is in order. American needs to source and manufacture a different uniform entirely for Flight Attendants and thoroughly test the pieces to avoid a repeat of the same issues.”

Galley Pay on June 16, 2017 Pay Advice

June 17, 2017 - AFA Article

Galley Pay for pre-merger United Flight Attendants was implemented in May and the first payments for work performed during the May schedule month have been paid on the June 16, 2017 paycheck.   We are, however, learning there is no line item on the Statement of Earnings that clearly identifies the value of the Galley Pay.  Galley pay amounts have been included in the figure identified as Purser pay.
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