We welcome our Brothers and Sisters to our United family.
In the coming weeks, it is anticipated that Galley Pay will be implemented.
In accordance with Section 15.B. of our JCBA, the company is offering a Special One-Month COLA, for the May 2017 schedule month (May 3, 2017 through June 2, 2017).
Effective April 2, 2017, the process of awarding the Cabin Jumpseat (CJA) will be harmonized.
Effective May 3, 2017, pmCO and CMI Flight Attendants will have the ability to view (share) each other’s schedules in CCS.
On April 2nd, pmCO and CMI Flight Attendants will be able to view the PNR along with their seat number (if available) for a Deadhead Reservation in CCS.
Starting on April 3, 2017, the terms of Section 3.I.12. and 3.I.13. of Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement (JCBA) which covers the first and last segment deadhead deviations will be implemented.
We recently learned of changes to the placement of the Copy to AFA on the IOR Reporting Form.
During the past week, we’ve received reports in the MEC office of a number of FM01 (language) positions that were appearing on crew lists erroneously.
United Airlines Completes Merger with Continental Micronesia, (UAL) - Participation in Galley Pay Testing, (CAL) - Special One Month COLA Offered for May 2017, CJA (Jumpseat) Awarding Harmonized for all Flight Attendants, (CAL & CMI) CCS Schedule Sharing, (CAL & CMI) Addition of Deadhead Booking Seat Assignments, Deadhead Deviation JCBA Implementation, “Copy to AFA” on IOR Form Relocated, (CAL) - Erroneous FM01 Positions in Language Qualified Bases, Follow Us on Facebook and Twitter @AFAUnitedMEC
On March 20, 2017, U.S. officials announced a ban on carrying most electronic equipment in carry-on luggage on direct U.S. bound flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and Africa.
Today, at approximately 2:40 PM London time, Metropolitan Police were called to an incident at Westminster Bridge. A driver had run into a crowd crashing the vehicle into the front gate of Parliament Square
The United MEC Government Affairs Committee along with many other AFA Government Affairs activists from Alaska, Compass, Envoy, Frontier, Horizon, and Spirit Airlines attended training and lobby days in Washington, D.C. this week, March 20 and 21, 2017.
Scholarship Deadlines for Association of Flight Attendants-CWA Scholarship Fund, Joe Beirne Scholarship, Captain Jason Dahl Scholarship Fund, and Credit Union Scholarship.
The second AFA Listening Tour is in the final process of being scheduled with Local, MEC and International Officers. Mark your calendars for April 20, 2017 in Chicago (ORD) time, location and more details will be announced soon.
Affairs Training and Lobby Days in Washington D.C.,AFA
Listening Tours Continue: ORD - April 20,Scholarship Deadlines
In recent weeks, since the crew meal provisions of the Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement were implemented, our MEC Grievance Committees have received a number of questions on the proper application of the language in our Contract.
At the Fall 2016, Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council, the United MEC directed the MEC President to engage management in discussions aimed at advancing the process by which the award of the Cabin Jumpseat (CJA) in accomplished.
United announced this week, effective March 31, 2017, we will no longer offer duty-free merchandise on any United flights.
The Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute (FAMRI) in Denver, Colorado is conducting a research study on the effects of Secondhand Smoke Exposure on Pre-ban Flight Attendants.