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White Flag has been designated at all Locations for Flight Attendants scheduled under the pmCAL Contract

Date: September 2, 2017
Type: AFA Article

As of 11:00 AM CT September 2, 2017, management has designated Sunday, September 3, 2017 as a White Flag Day at EWR, NTA, NLS, CLE, SFO, SLS, SFI, LAX, LAI, LLS, IAD, WTA, WLS, ORD, DEN, IAH, HTA, HOS 
locations for Flight Attendants scheduled under the pmCAL Contract.

After this designation, Flight Attendants straight picking up, (no trading) a pairing originating on September 3 from open time at these locations will qualify for white flag compensation as provided for in Section 4.B.2. of the 2012- 2014 pm CAL Contract. 

As outlined in Section 5.G.5.a.(2) of the 2012 – 2014 pmCAL Contract, because White Flag Pay requires a special pay code, the pairing must be picked up manually through a call to Scheduling in order to be paid the applicable special pay rate of time and one-half.  All out of base pick-up rules apply.

White Flag Pay is for hours actually flown.  You must be in position and operate the pairing or, if cancelled, be reassigned for pay protection.


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