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E-Lines: May 27, 2016

May 27, 2016 - Dear AFA

Spring AFA United MEC Meeting and 44th Annual AFA-CWA Board of Directors Concluded,Memorial Day Holiday,We Continue to Strongly Encourage You To Use ASRS Instead of ISAP,Continued Action Needed Contact Your Representative Today! Stop Norwegian Air International! #DenyNAI,Joint Negotiations Resume Next Week in Reston Virginia,Follow Us on Twitter @AFAUnitedMEC

Seniority Merger Integration Update Including Initial Training Credit

May 27, 2016 - AFA Article

Earlier this week the Seniority Merger Integration Committee reported to the Joint Master Executive Council, including the locally elected presidents of councils representing all 24,000 Flight Attendants.

Upcoming Changes to our 401(k) Plan

May 24, 2016 - AFA Article

Effective July 1, 2016, the United Airlines Flight Attendant 401(k) Plan is being updated.  While the plan will in many ways be the same as before, there are some important changes including an updated investment menu.

Spring AFA United MEC Meeting Update

May 24, 2016 - AFA Article

The Spring Regular United Master Executive Council (MEC) Meeting recessed on Sunday, May 22, 2016 to attend the 44th Annual AFA-CWA Board of Directors Meeting.

44th Annual AFA-CWA Board of Directors Meeting

May 24, 2016 - AFA Article

Your locally elected Presidents represented you as a Member of the AFA-CWA Board of Directors (BOD) Meeting at the Hilton in Atlanta, GA. 

JFK Council 5 transitions to EWR Council 6

May 24, 2016 - AFA Article

The AFA-CWA Executive Board acted to rename United’s Council 5 JFK to Council 6 EWR. 

E-Lines: May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016 - Dear AFA

Upcoming Changes to our 401(k) Plan, Spring AFA United MEC Meeting, 44th Annual AFA Board of Directors Meeting Update, JFK Council 5 transitions to EWR Council 6

AFA Disapproved Hotels and Transportation Vendors lock icon

May 21, 2016 - Report

AFA Disapproved Hotels and Transportation Vendors

JNC Update: May 16-20, 2016

May 21, 2016 - AFA Article

The week was spent trying to resolve the outstanding core issues in the area of Scheduling. The Company and AFA passed concepts to each other through the two mediators who are working with us now.

Day of Action: Together We Will Achieve a Joint Contract

May 20, 2016 - AFA Article

United Flight Attendants came together yesterday around the system in an incredibly successful showing of solidarity. 

Spring 2016 Regular Meeting of the United MEC & 44th Annual AFA-CWA BOD

May 20, 2016 - AFA Article

This weekend your locally elected leader will be attending the  Spring 2016 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council (MEC) on May 21, 22,and 25, 2016. The Spring Regular Meeting will be held in conjunction with the AFA-CWA 44th Annual Board of Directors (BOD) Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Warmer Weather = Turbulence

May 20, 2016 - AFA Article

Turbulence is an occupational hazard that we all take very seriously. As warmer weather and summer months are upon us it is a good time to remember that on every flight safety comes first. 

We Continue to Strongly Encourage You To Use ASRS

May 20, 2016 - AFA Article

AFA continues to work on a path forward with the FAA and United for a ISAP Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) renewal, however we continue to strongly encourage all Flight Attendants to submit safety concerns or events via NASA’s Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS).

Egypt Air Flight MS804

May 20, 2016 - AFA Article

The search continues for Egypt Air flight MS804 after it disappeared from radar enroute from Paris to Cairo early Thursday morning, May 12, 2016.

Link—Safeware

May 20, 2016 - AFA Article

June 7, 2016 is the deadline to elect Safeware coverage for your Link for the period June 8, 2016-June 7, 2017. 

Industry Update: GoJet Flight Attendants Join AFA-CWA

May 20, 2016 - AFA Article

Wednesday, May 18, 2016, the National Mediation Board(NMB) announced that GoJet Flight Attendants voted to join the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA).

E-Lines: May 20, 2016

May 20, 2016 - Dear AFA

Day of Action: Together We Will Achieve a Joint Contract,Spring 2016 Regular Meeting of the United MEC & 44th Annual AFA-CWA BOD,Warmer Weather = Turbulence,We Continue to Strongly Encourage You To Use ASRS,Link - Safeware,Egypt Air Flight MS804,Joint Negotiations Concluded This Week in Virginia,Industry Update: GoJet Flight Attendants Join AFA-CWA,Follow us on Twitter

GoJet Flight Attendants Join the Flight Attendant Union

May 18, 2016 - AFA Media Release

GoJet Flight Attendants today joined the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA). In a union representation election that concluded today, the National Mediation Board (NMB) announced that 83 percent of the voters elected AFA as their collective bargaining representative.

United Flight Attendants Picket Thursday Around the World: “Time is Up. Contract Now.”

May 18, 2016 - AFA Media Release

United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), will protest at more than 14 major airports around the world on Thursday, May 19, as they press for an industry-leading contract in the midst of record profits.

Open Letter to Jennifer Lopez Calling for Cancellation of Qatar Airways Event Contradicting Women’s Rights Message

May 17, 2016 - AFA Media Release

Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) International President Sara Nelson today wrote an open letter to Jennifer Lopez calling for cancellation of a Qatar Airways event that contradicts the singer’s ‘Ain’t Your Mama’ women’s rights message.
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