Last week, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), which would allow businesses, governments, and even first responders to discriminate against the LGBTQ community and other minority groups on religious grounds.
The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing Flight Attendants from nine regional airlines among its nearly 20 airlines, is launching a coordinated campaign to lift pay and benefits for all Flight Attendants hosting passengers on flights operating under the three major airline brands.
The United MEC Members of the Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) used this opportunity to update the United MEC on the status & progress of Negotiations for a Joint Contract that will govern the working conditions for the combined Flight Attendant group at United Airlines.
EU adjusts their clocks ahead one hour at 0200 on Sunday, March 29, 2015.
Please be advised of the following change to KCM policy regarding crewmember access through the KCM access points.
Time Change,KCM Policy
Change Effective Immediately,Update on
Germanwings Flight 4U9525,Special MEC
Meeting Update,End Of Month (EOM) Legalities
Currently, our MEC Safety, Health & Security Committee is in discussion with United management, other Unions and our AFA International Office to ensure that internal corporate policies and procedures throughout our company, indeed the industry, set the highest standards for the safety and security of our Members and the traveling public.
Today the union presidents of the Association of Flight Attendants; the Association of Professional Flight Attendants; the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters sent a joint letter to the U.S. Travel Association Board questioning their continued support for the repugnant policies of three Gulf carriers – Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways and Emirates.
ALERT: Santiago, Chile - A security message has been issued by the U.S. Embassy in Santiago.
Germanwings Flight 4U9525 Crash, Know the FMLA Policy Before You Need It, International SOS App and Other Useful Mobile Apps, Special Closed Meeting of United Master Executive Council
The best time to learn about the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993 and the Airline Crewmember Technical Corrections Act is before you need to use the leave.
Today is a tragic day in the aviation community. At approximately 0947GMT Lufthansa’s Germanwings Airline flight 4U9525 an Airbus A320, crashed into a remote snowy area of the French Alps.
An Airbus operated by Lufthansa's Germanwings budget airline crashed in a remote snowy area of the French Alps on Tuesday and all 150 on board were feared dead.
May 31 - The International SOS program that United is subscribed to has developed an assistance App.
A law enforcement officer shot a 63-year-old man wielding a machete three times at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport late Friday, Jackson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand.
March 25 and 26, 2015 the United Master Executive Council will be holding a Special Closed Meeting in Chicago. This Special Closed Meeting is being held so the Members of our JNC can brief our Locally Elected Leaders on the Status of Negotiations.
All Members are encouraged to witness AFA’s democratic process by attending their Local Council Meetings. Many councils currently have Local Meetings scheduled, and will be discussing the upcoming agenda of the Spring 2015 Regular United Master Executive Council (MEC) Meeting and the 43rd Annual Board of Directors (BOD) Meeting which will be held in Las Vegas from April 25 through April 30.
Thursday, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) announced the Union has joined the Partnership for Open and Fair Skies and its efforts to ensure U.S. based airlines are allowed to compete on a level global playing field.
Recently we have received questions about how Reserve assignments are assigned when a Call-In preference has been set. Keep in mind that each situation may be different when the Reserve Preferencing system is assigning Call-In Reserve assignments.
Starting Monday, March 23, 2015 employees will be able to register their regular buddies for travel.