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MEC Annual Safety, Health & Security Training

August 18, 2017 - AFA Article

This week our flying partners from ORD, CLE, LHR, EWR, DCA/IAD, IAH, SFO, LAX, LAS, GUM, HNL, and BOS successfully completed three (3) days 

The CAUSE Foundation Chicago Event

August 18, 2017 - AFA Article

The CAUSE Foundation is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization founded in 1994.

United Revises Corporate Retirement Policy

August 18, 2017 - AFA Article

As we know, there has been considerable discussion and rumor about additional Early Out opportunities.

Deadhead Harmonization

August 18, 2017 - AFA Article

Effective with the September 2017 bid month, the boarding priority for all Flight Attendants deadheading as part of a working pairing/ID will be harmonized to a single PS0U boarding priority.  

2018 Vacation Booklet – Bidding Process

August 18, 2017 - AFA Article

As has been previously outlined in various communications, the 2018 Vacation Booklet will be published in three (3) separate parts

Sick Leave and Occupational Injury Notification

August 18, 2017 - AFA Article

The Joint Implementation Team is targeting the December 2017 bid month for the harmonization of Sick Leave and Occupational Injury (OI) bank accruals under the Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement (JCBA).

Seats Available for Flight 93 Journey of Remembrance

August 18, 2017 - AFA Article

On September 10, 2017, a journey of remembrance to the National Flight 93 Memorial Park will depart from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). This will be a two-day event intended to “Always Remember, Never Forget”. 

Our Condolences to Barcelona – Our Crews are Safe

August 18, 2017 - AFA Article

We are deeply saddened by the terrorist action in Barcelona and send our deepest condolences to all of the victims of this brutal attack. 

E-Lines: August 18, 2017

August 18, 2017 - Dear AFA

Our Condolences to Barcelona – Our Crews are Safe, Seats Available for Flight 93 Journey of Remembrance, Sick Leave and Occupational Injury Notification, 2018 Vacation Booklet – Bidding Process, Deadhead Harmonization, United Revises Corporate Retirement Policy, ORD CAUSE Event, MEC Annual Safety, Health, and Security Training Reminders and Quick Links  

May - July 2017 MEC Reserve Committee Report lock icon

August 18, 2017 - Report

May - July 2017 MEC Reserve Committee Report

Seats Available for Flight 93 Journey of Remembrance

August 15, 2017 - AFA Article

On September 10, 2017, a journey of remembrance to the National Flight 93 Memorial Park will depart from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR).

(UAL) Work Positions - Bidding and in an Aircraft Substitution

August 15, 2017 - AFA Article

With the introduction of the 777-300 aircraft and the two-class 767C, we have received a number of questions from Members asking how they can bid to ‘avoid’ the premium galley positions on these aircraft. 

(UAL) Questions about Reserve Letters following recent Transfer Awards

August 15, 2017 - AFA Article

Reserve Letters will be assigned based on the domicile to which transferees are expected to be based in 2018.

JCBA Section 5 - When is the Company Required to Provide a Hotel Room?

August 15, 2017 - AFA Article

Per our Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement (JCBA) Section 5.B.1. outlines the requirements for us to receive a hotel room for either a sit, layover or irregular operations while we are on duty.

Vacation Accrual

August 15, 2017 - AFA Article

A Flight Attendant’s (base) vacation accrual is established by her/his completed years of service with the Company and may be adjusted in accordance with paid activity during the vacation accrual year.

Vacation Reductions

August 15, 2017 - AFA Article

A Flight Attendant on a Leave of Absence (except occupational), furlough or disciplinary suspension will have her/his vacation reduced by 1/12th for each thirty (30) days or major portion on a prorated basis.

(CAL) One Month COLA for October

August 15, 2017 - AFA Article

The company will be offering a one (1) month Company Offered Leave of Absence (COLA) and Jobshares for the bid month of October 2017.

Vacation Accrual Letters

August 15, 2017 - AFA Article

On September 25, 2017, Vacation Accrual Letters will be available for viewing by all Flight Attendants in CCS. 

E-Lines: August 15, 2017

August 15, 2017 - Dear AFA

Seats Available for Flight 93 Journey of Remembrance, (UAL) Questions about Reserve Letters following recent Transfer Awards, (UAL) Work Positions - Bidding and in an Aircraft Substitution, JCBA Section 5 - When is the Company Required to Provide a Hotel Room?, Vacation Accrual, Vacation Reductions, Vacation Accrual Letters, (CAL) One Month COLA & Jobshare Opportunity for October

9/11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center Recognizes Flight Crewmembers During National Aviation Week

August 15, 2017 - AFA Article

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center will mark National Aviation Week (Aug. 14-20, 2017) by providing free Museum access to crewmembers,
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