August 1 and 3 Month Special COLA Deadline June 25
June 15, 2021
In keeping with the provisions of our JCBA, for the August 2021 bid month, United is offering one (1) and three (3) month Special Company Offered Leaves of Absence (COLA). Flight Attendants interested in one or both of these Special COLAs should submit their request via CCS under the “leaves drop down menu > Special COLA.
The deadline to submit your request is Friday, June 25th at 0800 am CT. Flight Attendants that are successfully awarded one of the Special COLA options will be notified prior to the opening of the August bidding window.
Both the one (1) and three (3) month Special COLA options will include medical benefits at active employee rates. Additionally, pay and vacation longevity are not impacted for step increases.
As a reminder once the Special COLA is awarded it cannot be rescinded. To learn more about how to bid for a Special COLA in CCS, review the Special COLA Overview section in the COLA, Jobshare and Multiple Month Partnership Overview, located on Flying Together > Inflight Services > Crew Scheduling.