On September 15, 2014 United recalled all involuntary and voluntary furloughs. Recall notification letters have been sent out to all Flight Attendants on voluntary and involuntary furlough. Within fourteen (14) calendar days of receipt of the recall letter, all Flight Attendants on furlough status must notify the company by “certified mail or telegram” of their intentions to return to active service.
Flight Attendants on Involuntary Furlough status will have an effective return to work date of November 15, 2014 and been recalled to JFK. Flight Attendants who are on Involuntary Furlough status are not eligible to participate in the Enhanced Early Out Program. As provided for in section 22.A.3.b of our Contract, Flight Attendants recalled to a different domicile from which furloughed may submit a bid to any domicile without having to wait six (6) months.
Flight Attendants on Voluntary Furlough status will have an effective recall date of December 1, 2014 and will return to the domicile from which voluntarily furloughed. Flight Attendants on Voluntary Furlough status who have a minimum of fifteen (15) years bid seniority (SW classification) as of September 15, 2014 are eligible to participate in the Enhanced Early Out Program. Flight Attendants on Voluntary Furlough status who would like to participate in the Enhanced Early Out Program must first notify the company of their intent to return from Voluntary Furlough status before beginning the process of bidding for the Enhanced Early Out Program.
Failure to respond to the recall notice or to report to your domicile on the dated specified by the company will result in separation from the company. If you have any additional questions please contact your Local Office.
Due to the advocacy of your Union, AFA-CWA and United have reached an agreement to allow Flight Attendants who participated in the 2014 Bridge Crossover program to return back to pre-merger United.
Nov 21 - Today United announced the second round of release dates for those who were awarded positions in the Enhanced Early Out Bid.
Nov 19 - Enhanced Early Out Program (EEOP) participants currently on Voluntary Furlough have been assigned an exit date of November 30, 2014. For those who are interested and/or need to purchase pass travel to age into retiree pass travel need to act now.
2015 Benefits Correction Period Closes This Friday - November 21, Enhanced Early Out Program Travel Purchase, Reserve Letter Trading and Update, Primary (Phase I) Vacation Bidding Opens Today, Reduced Vacation Accrual Due to Occupational, Working Crew Holiday Buddy Travel, Joint Negotiations Resume in Chicago
Early Out Program Awards,2015
Reserve Letters Posted,
Correction Period Start November 15 2014,Employee
Assistance and Professional Standards Training,2014
Uniform Points Expire December 31 2014
Nov 7 - During the past few days it’s become clear than staffing administration has begun to implement several of the return to work processes. United's staffing administration representatives have been making contact with Flight Attendants setting up appointments for the issuance of ID badges.
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