Our United MEC Safety, Health & Security Committee monitors and participates in accident/incident investigations; participates in monthly safety meetings with the company; participates in congressional hearings dealing with Flight Attendant safety and health issues; participates in designing cabin interiors of new and reconfigured aircraft; coordinates with United's Initial and Continuing Qualification (CQ) training programs to ensure consistency with FAA and AFA-CWA objectives; and maintains an MEC Safety, Health & Security database.
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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced a travel health notice for people traveling to regions and certain countries where the Zika virus outbreaks have occurred: including Mexico, Central America, South America, Puerto Rico, Caribbean, Africa, and the Pacific Islands.
In last week’s E-lines we addressed an alarming trend that Flight Attendants have identified which involves an increase in the number of passengers appearing to be under the influence when attempting to board our aircraft.
As a reminder, the second eFAOM mandatory Computer Based Training (CBT) course must be completed by Feb 8, 2016 at 23:59 Local Domicile Time. The course can be found in your to-do list on United’s TakeOff:Learning (formerly United Learning Network).
The United MEC Safety Health & Security (SHS) Committee is aware of a significant uptick in the number of incidents where passengers appearing to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol have been boarded on flights within the last few months.
AFA Day of Action, Passengers Under the Influence, Rally for Rest at the U.S. Capital, 25% Cintas’s Uniform Discount Expires January 31 2016, Union Plus Scholarship Application Deadline, Industry Update: United Pilots Ratify Two-Year Extension, Joint Negotiations Continue Next Week in Chicago, Follow Us on Twitter @AFAUnitedMEC
As a way to ensure the safety of crew and passengers is not compromised a fatigue policy was instituted in 1998 by United Airlines.
In the advent of the recent company communications with Flight Attendants who are purser qualified, we’re receiving a number of questions about a Flight Attendant’s responsibility as it relates to the stowage of passenger baggage onboard the aircraft.
In recent days we have received a number of questions from Flight Attendants around the system who are surprised by expectationof Customer Service Representatives (CSR) that boarding will begin in advance of established boarding times.
As you’ve already been provided through International SOS, the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs has released a Travel Alert, highlighting the current global security environment.
Vacation Phase II Closes, Support All United Flight Attendants – The CAUSE Foundation, International SOS App, Update Travel Eligibles for 2016 Begins December 1st, State Department Worldwide Travel Alert
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