Deadline to Submit for Special COLA in September 2021 Extended to August 9, 2021
August 3, 2021
United is offering a one (1) month Special Company Leave of Absence (COLA) consistent with the requirements of our Contract. Flight Attendants interested in this Special COLA should submit their request via CCS using the “Leaves” drop down menu and, once there, selecting the “Special COLA” tab.
The deadline to submit your request has been extended to August 9, 2021, at 0800 CST. Flight Attendants who are successfully awarded the Special COLA option will be notified prior to the opening of the September 2021 bidding window.
This Special COLA 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 As a reminder, once the Special COLA is awarded it cannot be rescinded.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, please review the Special COLA overview section in Flying Together by visiting Flying Together > My Work > My Department > In this section > Crew Scheduling > Partnership, COLAs and Jobshares. Questions may be sent to Inflightcrewstaffing@united.com.