Many Local Councils are looking for AFA EAP Representatives. Flight Attendants interested in becoming an AFA EAP Representative should contact their Local Council to discuss their interest with their Local Council President.
UNION PLUS, AFA-CWA, and CWA scholarships are available.
Bulletin #19 becomes effective February 1, 2017 and is now available to download.
As a result of this financial performance, employees earned $628 million in Profit Sharing for the full year. Profit Sharing payments will be paid out on a separate check on Feb. 27, 2017, through your normal payroll process (i.e., direct deposit or physical check).
The Winter Meeting of the United Master Executive Council (MEC) began in Houston today. Summaries for each day of this meeting will be posted on our website.
Today United Airlines (UAL), announced the fiscal results of their fourth quarter (Q4) and full year 2016 results. Revenue for Q4 was reported as $397 million, diluted earnings per share of $1.26, pre-tax earnings of $884 million and pre-tax margin of 9.8 percent.
We congratulate the Flight Attendants from Class 1622 on completion of their 180 day probationary period with United Airlines. You have now officially joined the world’s largest Union of Flight Attendants!
and Welcome to our Union Family - Class 1622,
Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results,
2016 Fall United MEC Meeting,
Bulletin #19 Effective February
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As our nation celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) International President Sara Nelson said.
We may have confused some pre-merger United Flight Attendants by the direction we provided in Friday’s AFA E-Lines and/or the correction we sent out yesterday. We apologize and hope this clarifies any confusion out there.
The Boeing 747 is an aircraft of distinction, unique to the industry and part of our airline’s very identity. Those of us who have spent any part of our career here at United know of the incomparable attributes of the Queen of the Skies whether working as Flight Attendants, Pilots, Ramp Service or Airport Operations personnel.
As provided in Section 4.N.4. of our Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement (JCBA), in the event United has more than $10 million in pre-tax earnings, the Flight Attendant Annual Profit Sharing Pool shall be based on two components.
Organizations representing more than 100,000 aviation workers filed a petition yesterday, January 12, 2017 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit as a first step in a drive to overturn the Obama administration’s decision to permit Norwegian Air International (NAI) to fly to and from the United States under a business plan that runs counter to U.S. Open Skies agreements and threatens U.S. jobs.
While the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 continues to be prohibited on U.S. aircraft, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) no longer require air carriers to make pre-boarding or onboard announcements regarding the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, effective January 10, 2017.
Monday, January 16, 2017, we celebrate the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr. and reflect on our collective accomplishments as well as the work that needs to be done in advancing issues of equality for all.
In accordance with Section 15.B. of our JCBA additional jobshares and one month Special COLAs are being offered for the month of February.
If you as a pre-merger CAL Flight Attendant, completed a Continuing Qualification (CQ) Computer Based Training (CBT) in September, October, and/or November bid month and received only one hour of pay, you will see an additional 40 minutes of pay in your mid-month January paycheck.
Effective with the fourth quarter of 2016, Flight Attendants will be paid incentive pay on a calendar quarter bases.
Section 4.F of our JCBA, outlines the contractual provision for Drug and Alcohol Testing compensation. Compensation for testing will be administered on a calendar month bases verses bid month.
United Continental Holdings, Inc. will post their full-year and fourth-quarter 2016 financial results on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 and will hold an investor conference call on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at 9:30am CST.