Additional Special COLA Options – Submission Deadline Extended to April 13, 2020
April 8, 2020
In addition to the 1- and 5-month Special Company Offered Leave of Absence (COLA) that is available for May, the company will offer both a2- and 3-monthSpecial COLA option.
The deadline for submitting these requests has been extended to April 13, 2020 at 12:00 Noon Central Time for all COLA periods.
Special COLA for May only
2 month COLA May-June
3 month COLA May -July
5 month COLA May - September
Special COLA awards will be announced by April 14. Any requests submitted after April 13, 2020, while not guaranteed to be awarded, will be considered and added to a waitlist for award on a first-come, first-served basis. Special COLAs will be awarded prior to any May Job Shares considerations. Flight Attendants awarded a Special COLA will receive a letter intended to assist in the processing of any unemployment claims. Job Share Requests Reopened for May Bid Month – Deadline April 14
Once Special COLAs have been awarded, the company will take Job Shares into consideration. The window to request a Job Share has been reopened to provide Flight Attendants an option to participate by submitting their request no later than 08:00 Central Time on April 14, 2020.
Flight Attendants having a request on file for a May Job Share can modify or delete their current request before the submission deadline. Changes to Job Share requests will not be considered after April 14.