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Update on April & May COLA Offerings

Date: March 8, 2020

The recent changes to flying due to the delayed return to service of the 737 MAX until September 4, 2020 as well as the schedule reductions resulting from the Coronavirus Outbreak of the past few weeks, United will be offering a number of options for time off to include the following:

·  April 2020 - One Month Special COLA

·  April 2020 – Two Month Special COLA

·  April 2020 – Six Month Special COLA (April – September 2020)

·  May 2020 – One Month Special COLA

The deadline for the three Special COLAs beginning in the April bid month (one, two and six-month is now March 15 at 0800 am CT.

These Special COLAs include medical benefits at active employee rates. Additionally, pay and vacation longevity are not impacted for step increases. 

It is important to point out that Flight Attendants currently out on a prior Special COLA award are eligible to bid for the 6-month COLA. If you are interested, you must submit a bid no later than March 15, 2020 at 8:00 AM CT

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