We are receiving a number of calls from Members seeking an understanding of information that was distributed to employees by the Payroll Department late this afternoon.
Starting June 1st the company will implement a new “enhanced” international economy service consisting of a three-course meal. The meal service, along with the changes to the assigned work position of the Purser on the 767MI aircraft, may interrupt service flow and have the potential to create a marginal service condition for our customers in multiple cabins.
On Tuesday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act (JVTA) and sent the bill to President Obama’s desk to be signed into law.
Last week, United MEC Vice President, Andreas Curlee, Continental MEC Vice President, Sheryl Kee, and the United MEC Safety, Health, & Security Chairperson, Vicki Jurgens, traveled to Houston to meet with company representatives to review the iPhone 6 Plus CBT in advance of the initial distribution plans for the device.
We have received a number of questions from Flight Attendants at BOS, DCA, DEN, & ORD about the restrictions that have been placed on trip trading with open flying allocations for some combination of May 23 & 24.
his Memorial Day, it is important that we take time out of our busy schedule to reflect, honor, and remember the men and women who have sacrificed so much in the service of our country.
Sick Leave Accrual Balance Error in April Monthly Statement of Earnings, New Service Standards & Marginal Service Reports, The US House Overwhelmingly Passes the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, iPhone 6 Plus CBT Review, Restricting Trip Trading with Open Flying Allotments below Contractual Levels, Memorial Day Holiday, Joint Negotiations Update
Joint Negotiations Update
The Senate has acted to move forward with a vote on Fast Track legislation. Now, more than ever, we need calls focused on the House where the real fight will take place. Calls to the Senate are encouraged, but strategically we need to focus our efforts in the House.
Senate to Move Forward with Vote on Fast Track Legislation #RingYourRep
“I Never Thought This Would Happen To Me,” these are the first words The CAUSE Foundation usually hears when a Flight Attendant contacts them for assistance. Since their inception over 21 years ago, CAUSE has granted over $5 million to Flight Attendants who are unable to work due to illness, injury or disability.
The company’s decision to utilize the higher line averages provided for in Section 9.A.3. of the Contract is resulting in Flight Attendants being awarded lines of flying that may, in some cases, exceed their monthly flight time maximum. This may be the result of the actual line value because the 95 flight time maximum limitation does not apply to line construction or the result of your awarded line value in combination with an existing overlap ID into the new schedule month.
The company informed our Pursers that beginning with the June schedule month they will be revising the Crew Rest Policy.
New Crew Rest Policy - Effective June Schedule,Monthly Max Over Guarantee,Support All United Flight Attendants - The CAUSE Foundation,Joint Negotiations
Continue in Houston
This week our flying partners from BOS, LHR, ORD, HNL, FRA, DCA, BOS, and NRT successfully completed two days of Communication Training.
Today marks the 85th anniversary of the first Flight Attendant, Ellen Church. Ellen was a registered pilot and nurse, but wasn't granted the ability to fly.
Recent reports from the Customer Service Training (CST) classes at CQ indicate that management is in the process of making plans for class number 20, starting in August 2015.
We are aware that there are a number of participants in the 2014 Enhanced Early Out Program (EEOP) who have not yet been assigned exit dates.
This week in United’s Inflight Services Weekly (ISW), management announced upcoming flying changes at Houston (IAH) as a result of the expected deliveries of the Boeing 787-900 aircraft
United has recently made announcements of aircraft acquisitions