Winter storms are defiantly upon us and our Contract, when used properly, allows the airline to respond to operational irregularities while ensuring pay and schedule protections for Flight Attendants.
We encourage all Members to review your transfer screen (TRNREQ) in Unimatic and delete any request(s) for which you no longer have an interest.
Seven Flight Attendant fatigue studies were commissioned by Congress: All conclude the best way to combat fatigue is to get more rest. The last thing Flight Attendants need is more studies or more talking about how to tackle fatigue. We're tired of talk. We need rest already.
When a Flight Attendant(s) arrives late on an inbound flight, in order to insure that proper rest is received and to curtail delays in the departure of the Flight Attendant’s next out bound flight
MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Report
As a way to ensure the safety of crew and passengers is not compromised a fatigue policy was instituted in 1998 by United Airlines.
The regular open flying processes will run each day at 1200 awarding IDs for the remainder of the schedule month. The open flying runs at 1500 & just prior to the 1800 Reserve Preference run will only award IDs starting the next day.
Management has declared Limited Critical Coverage at BOS, DCA, DEN, IAH, JFK, LAX, LAS, ORD and SFO domiciles for the period beginning December 29 through December 31, 2015 (for IDs originating on these dates.) z
The January 1st electronic deposit will be on the first business day following the holiday, which this year is Monday, January 4, 2016.
As a result of an unforeseen automation issue, a number of Flight Attendants required to complete this training did not have the CBT added to their learning plan in the Takeoff! E-learning Network. As a result, management has extended the CBT completion deadline to December 30, 2015.