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(pmUAL) Limited Critical Coverage Declared at DCA, IAH and ORD only for Thursday, September 14, 2017

Date: September 13, 2017
Type: AFA Article

As of 5:30 PM CT on September 13, 2017, Limited Critical Coverage has been declared at DCA, IAH and ORD on Thursday, September 14, 2017.

Under the scheduling provisions of Section 9.J.3. of the pmUA Collective Bargaining Agreement, Limited Critical Coverage is a scheduling option available to management in times of anticipated coverage shortages.  Limited Critical Coverage differs from Critical Cover in that lineholders are not required to be available for the two-hour standby period.

After the Limited Critical Coverage is announced, pmUA Flight Attendants who pick up trips via open flying after 5:30pm on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 that begin during the announced period on Thursday, September 14th  will be compensated at 1.5 times his/her rate of pay. You must fly the trip to be paid the incentive.

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