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Vacation Election Period Open – Buy Back, FLEX and Deferral to 401(k) Deferral

Date: October 2, 2019

MEC Central Schedule Committee

The Vacation Election period opened Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 0800 Home Domicile Time (HDT) and will close at 0800 HDT on October 15, 2019; providing the contractual twenty (20) day period during which these elections can be considered and made.  

View your Vacation Accrual Letter which serves as your individual “statement” of your 2020 vacation accrual based on your paid activity and any leave status during the period from August 30, 2018 – August 29, 2019. 

In CSS, select My Vacation from the dropdown menu on the Vacation tab.  Be certain to select the 2020 vacation year to view the information specific to next year’s vacation. Once on this page, click on the link that is marked “Click here to make your selection” located next the yellow highlighted text which indicates 2020Vacation Election is now Open!

Flight Attendants may elect to make 2020 elections, however making elections is not required. Once logged in, the vacation election screen will appear and you will have the personal option to make the following elections: 

1.    Buy Back Vacation Days.(Partial vacation days are not eligible to be included in Buy Back.)

2.    Defer Vacation days to your 401(k) or UK Stakeholder Plan.

3.    Elect to opt for additional Flex Vacation Days that are paid or unpaid.  

Additional information is available on our Vacation 2020 Information page 

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