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July 8, 2020E-Lines: July 08, 2020MEC President's Message - July 8 - 2020e-lines-july-08-2020
July 8, 2020MEC President's Letter - July 8, 2020Ladies and Gentlemen:Today United management announced their need to reduce our Flight Attendant pop...mec-presidents-letter-july-8-2020
July 8, 2020MEC President's Letter - July 8, 2020Ladies and Gentlemen: Today United management announced their need to reduce our Flight Attendant po...mec-presidents-letter-july-8-2020
July 8, 20202020 COVID-19 Recovery InformationToday United management announced their need to reduce our Flight Attendant population by 15,100 peo...2020-covid-19-recovery-information
July 7, 2020E-Lines: July 07, 2020Calls to Congress:  Extend the CARES Act Payroll Support Program, A Review of Reserve Pool Mini...e-lines-july-07-2020
July 7, 2020WARN Act Notices Defined and What they mean if receivedAs we are all aware, the impact of COVID-19 has created perhaps the most disruptive financial crisis...warn-act-notices-defined-and-what-they-mean-if-received
July 7, 2020Voluntary Separation Program (VSP2) final extension: Apply by July 15United’s Voluntary Separation Program (VSP2) provides an array of benefits for employees who may wan...voluntary-separation-program-vsp2-final-extension-apply-by-july-15
July 7, 2020A Review of Reserve Pool Minimum LevelsThe “Minimum Level” (LVL) shown in the Reserve pool is defined as the minimum number of Reserves the...a-review-of-reserve-pool-minimum-levels
July 7, 2020TAKE ACTION TODAY: Tell Congress to Extend the CARES Act Payroll Support ProgramWe are calling for a six-month aviation Payroll Support Program extension through March 31, 2021, to...take-action-today-tell-congress-to-extend-the-cares-act-payroll-support-program
July 6, 2020MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Reportmec-central-schedule-committee-dsl-report
July 3, 2020E-Lines: July 03, 2020 Extending the CARES Act Payroll Support Program – We have a vital interest, How does Deadhead ...e-lines-july-03-2020
July 3, 2020United States Independence Day – This year, it’s different but just as importantThis year, the United States Independence Day holiday is a two-day holiday but the traditions we may...united-states-independence-day-this-year-its-different-but-just-as-important
July 3, 2020How does Deadhead Deviation Impact Holiday Pay?Section 3.I.. of our JCBA provides for deadheading as well as deviation from deadhead.  In part...how-does-deadhead-deviation-impact-holiday-pay
July 3, 2020Extending the CARES Act Payroll Support Program – We have a vital interest.Over the last four months, Flight Attendants and our industry have faced an unprecedented crisis due...extending-the-cares-act-payroll-support-program-we-have-a-vital-interest
June 30, 2020E-Lines: June 30, 2020AFA Congratulates Retiring Flight Attendants,Fidelity Offers Personalized Retirement Assistance,Tell...e-lines-june-30-2020
June 30, 2020July 4th– U.S. IndependenceWe remind everyone of the upcoming Contractual holiday as set forth in Section 2.Q of our Contract.&...july-4th-us-independence
June 30, 2020Get Connected - Sign-up for all Official Union CommunicationsThe COVID-19 pandemic and the associated economic devastation will continue to be a challenge for ou...get-connected-sign-up-for-all-official-union-communications
June 30, 2020Reserve Review for the July Bid MonthOur MEC Reserve Committee has complied the following information for any Flight Attendant ...reserve-review-for-the-july-bid-month
June 30, 2020Request August One- and Two-Month Special COLAsFlight Attendants can now request August one- and two-month Special COLAs via CCS. Review the publis...request-august-one-and-two-month-special-colas
June 30, 2020Maintaining your Group Universal Life Securian Policy Upon RetirementFlight Attendants planning to retire or who have recently retired may maintain their Group Universal...maintaining-your-group-universal-life-securian-policy-upon-retirement
June 30, 2020Reminder – Required Duty Items now Include Face Mask and ThermometerIn response to the Covid-19 health crisis, United has issued two (2) additional Flight Attendant req...reminder-required-duty-items-now-include-face-mask-and-thermometer
June 30, 2020Tell Congress: Extend the CARES Act Payroll Support ProgramDear Flight Attendants, Friends and Family,Over the last four months, Flight Attendants and our indu...tell-congress-extend-the-cares-act-payroll-support-program
June 30, 2020Fidelity Offers Personalized Retirement AssistanceFlight Attendants considering the company offered voluntary separation program VSP2 (Option A)are en...fidelity-offers-personalized-retirement-assistance
June 30, 2020AFA Congratulates Retiring Flight AttendantsIt is with much appreciation we recognize the many years of dedicated service from those Flight Atte...afa-congratulates-retiring-flight-attendants
June 27, 2020Union Plus Assistance for Members During the COVID-19 CrisisMany of the Union Plus programs provide hardship benefits which apply Members who currently hav...union-plus-assistance-for-members-during-the-covid-19-crisis
June 27, 2020Union Plus Free College Benefit - Fall Enrollment Is Now OpenThe Union Plus Free College Benefit makes it possible for you and your family members to earn an ass...union-plus-free-college-benefit-fall-enrollment-is-now-open
June 27, 2020Vacation Fly Through Election Deadline for August BidFor those Flight Attendants with August vacations, to indicate your desire for an Advance Vacation F...vacation-fly-through-election-deadline-for-august-bid
June 27, 2020August One- and Two-Month Special COLAs and JobShares now Available for BidFlight Attendants can now request August one- and two-month Special COLAs and JobShares via CCS. Rev...august-one-and-two-month-special-colas-and-jobshares-now-available-for-bid
June 27, 2020RQ1 and CQ Training Schedule & Qualification LocaterFlight Attendants required to attend July training will receive a CCS Priority message regarding the...rq1-and-cq-training-schedule-qualification-locater
June 27, 2020Union Dues Obligation while on Special COLA Exceeding Ninety DaysAs we all know, Flight Attendants across the system are volunteering for the Special COLA opportunit...union-dues-obligation-while-on-special-cola-exceeding-ninety-days
June 27, 2020Update To Employee Travel Effective June 30, 2020Yesterday, June 25, 2020 United announced their intent to lift the July 1, 2020 NRSA 70% travel cap ...update-to-employee-travel-effective-june-30-2020
June 27, 2020New State Restriction Travel UpdatesOfficials at the federal and state level continue to closely monitor COVID-19. Some states - includi...new-state-restriction-travel-updates
June 26, 2020E-Lines: June 26, 2020New State Restriction Travel Updates,Update to Employee Travel Effective June 30 - 2020,Union Dues O...e-lines-june-26-2020
June 24, 2020Link—Safeware® Insurance Enrollment PostponedThe Link – Safeware insurance enrollment has been postponed until the Fall of 2020. In the interim, ...linksafeware-insurance-enrollment-postponed
June 24, 2020Register to Vote! – It’s your Right.Your right and privilege to vote is not automatic, you must register to vote, and you must ensure yo...register-to-vote-its-your-right
June 24, 2020Reserves Picking Up Flying on Scheduled Days OffFlight Attendants awarded a Reserve line for the July bid month are reminded of the contractual prov...reserves-picking-up-flying-on-scheduled-days-off
June 24, 2020Restoration of Reserve Days of Availability - 16 Day Off Reserve LinesFlight Attendants awarded a Reserve line for July having more than the minimum number of days off ca...restoration-of-reserve-days-of-availability-16-day-off-reserve-lines
June 24, 2020Substance Use During COVID-19 LeaveHistorically, crisis events tend to trigger increased drug and alcohol abuse. Post 9/11, for example...substance-use-during-covid-19-leave
June 24, 2020Company Adds Personal Thermometer as Required Duty Item – Effective June 24On May 30, 2020, in compliance with an FAA mandate, the company implemented a self-conducted we...company-adds-personal-thermometer-as-required-duty-item-effective-june-24
June 24, 2020Urgent Travel Verification Required for U.S. Passport AgenciesDue to public health measures the U.S. Department of State’s domestic passport agencies have had lim...urgent-travel-verification-required-for-us-passport-agencies
June 24, 2020United Extends VSP2 Submission Deadline to July 8, 2020 & Enhances Option AUnited has enhanced the benefits available under Option A of the Voluntary Separation Program 2 (VSP...united-extends-vsp2-submission-deadline-to-july-8-2020-enhances-option-a
June 24, 2020Union Dues Obligation while on Special COLA Exceeding Ninety DaysAs we all know, Flight Attendants across the system are volunteering for the Special COLA opportunit...union-dues-obligation-while-on-special-cola-exceeding-ninety-days
June 24, 2020MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Report
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June 23, 2020E-Lines: June 23, 2020United Extends VSP2 Submission Deadline to July 8 - 2020 & Enhances Option A,Urgent Travel Verif...e-lines-june-23-2020
June 19, 2020E-Lines: June 19, 2020United Extends VSP2 Submission Deadline to July 8 - 2020 & Enhances Option A,Questions on Volunt...e-lines-june-19-2020
June 19, 2020Father’s DayThis Sunday, June 21st we come together to celebrate Father’s Day. On Father’s Days we celebrate the...fathers-day
June 19, 2020Celebrate Juneteenth 2020 with ActionToday, Friday, June 19, marks the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, otherwise known as Emancipation D...celebrate-juneteenth-2020-with-action
June 19, 2020Vacation Fly Through Election for August Bid Month due by July 5th, 2020Elections to indicate your desire for an Advance Vacation Fly Through for vacations scheduled during...vacation-fly-through-election-for-august-bid-month-due-by-july-5th-2020
June 19, 2020Restoration of Reserve Days of Availability - 16 Day Off Reserve LinesFlight Attendants awarded a Reserve line for July having more than the minimum number of days off ca...restoration-of-reserve-days-of-availability-16-day-off-reserve-lines
June 19, 2020July 4th U.S. Independence Day Contractual HolidayWe remind everyone of the upcoming Contractual holiday as set forth in Section 2.Q of our Contract.&...july-4th-us-independence-day-contractual-holiday
June 19, 2020Pass Travel Benefits while on Special COLAFlight Attendants on Special COLA are reminded of their eligibility for space available leisure pass...pass-travel-benefits-while-on-special-cola
June 19, 2020August One- and Two-Month Special COLAs and JobShares now Available for BidFlight Attendants can now request August one- and two-month Special COLAs and JobShares via CCS. Rev...august-one-and-two-month-special-colas-and-jobshares-now-available-for-bid
June 19, 2020Fidelity Offers Personalized Retirement AssistanceFlight Attendants considering the company offered voluntary separation program VSP2 are encouraged t...fidelity-offers-personalized-retirement-assistance
June 19, 2020Questions on Voluntary Supplemental Benefits CoverageOver the course of the past couple of months, vendors providing supplemental insurance benefits have...questions-on-voluntary-supplemental-benefits-coverage
June 19, 2020United Extends VSP2 Submission Deadline to July 8, 2020 & Enhances Option AUnited has enhanced the benefits available under Option A of the Voluntary Separation Program 2 (VSP...united-extends-vsp2-submission-deadline-to-july-8-2020-enhances-option-a
June 18, 2020Father’s Day is June21 Celebrate in Solidarity!Celebrate your dad in solidarity style this Father's Day by getting him a gift that sports the union...fathers-day-is-june21-celebrate-in-solidarity
June 18, 2020Blocking-in? Blocking-out? What Phone Do I Use?Recently there has been much discussion regarding the correct procedures for blocking-in and blockin...blocking-in-blocking-out-what-phone-do-i-use
June 18, 2020Face Mask Mandatory Requirement Compliance Handling ProceduresOn May 6, 2020 United implemented a mandatory requirement forall passengers and front-line pers...face-mask-mandatory-requirement-compliance-handling-procedures
June 18, 2020Allstate/Design Benefits Assistance Crafted for Those on special COLAOver the course of the past several weeks, there have been a number of moving parts as it pertains t...allstatedesign-benefits-assistance-crafted-for-those-on-special-cola
June 18, 2020AFA United Master Executive Council Election ResultsA special meeting of the United Master Executive Council was held via a Zoom™ virtual conference pla...afa-united-master-executive-council-election-results
June 17, 2020E-Lines: June 17, 2020United Master Executive Council Election Results,August One- and Two-Month Special COLAs and JobShar...e-lines-june-17-2020
June 15, 2020AFA Statement on Increased Mask Enforcement of AirlinesWASHINGTON, D.C. (June 15, 2020) — On Monday, Airlines for America (A4A) announced that its me...afa-statement-on-increased-mask-enforcement-of-airlines
June 15, 2020Flight Attendant Union President Sara Nelson to Testify in the House on COVID-19WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 18, 2020) — The U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Subcomm...flight-attendant-union-president-sara-nelson-to-testify-in-the-house-on-covid-19
June 12, 2020Special MEC Meeting, June 16 - MEC Officer and MEC Committee Chairs ElectionsA Special Meeting of the United Master Executive Council will be conducted on Tuesday, June 16, 2020...special-mec-meeting-june-16-mec-officer-and-mec-committee-chairs-elections
June 12, 2020E-Lines: June 12, 2020A Special Meeting of the United Master Executive Council will be conducted on Tuesday, June 16, 2020...e-lines-june-12-2020
June 12, 2020E-Lines: June 12, 2020MEC Special Meeting – MEC Officer and MEC Committee Elections – June 16 - 2020 9:00AM CT,Status Upda...e-lines-june-12-2020
June 12, 2020AFA Pride Pins - Show your Support for DiversityAll Flight Attendants are encouraged to support the diversity of our Flight Attendant community and&...afa-pride-pins-show-your-support-for-diversity
June 12, 2020Locating Your CQ “Due” Month InformationFlight Attendants can check their CQ “due” month by logging in to CCS and clicking the arrow in the ...locating-your-cq-due-month-information
June 12, 2020Bid Accordingly – July 4th– U.S. Independence Day HolidayWe remind everyone of the upcoming Contractual holiday as set forth in Section 2.Q of our Contract.&...bid-accordingly-july-4th-us-independence-day-holiday
June 12, 2020July Bid Packets Include Information on New Established Staffing GuidelinesOn May 19, 2020 Inflight Services announced proposed changes to staffing levels to become effective ...july-bid-packets-include-information-on-new-established-staffing-guidelines
June 12, 2020Resumption of Standard Attendance Policy for Non COVID-19 IllnessesOn March 17, 2020 the United MEC Officers negotiated a Letter of Agreement (LOA) with the ...resumption-of-standard-attendance-policy-for-non-covid-19-illnesses
June 12, 2020VSP2 Program EnhancementsLate in the day on Thursday, June 11, 2020, the company announced two enhancements to the Voluntary ...vsp2-program-enhancements
June 12, 2020National Events and Social Media PostingsThe United Master Executive Council reaffirms our Mission Statement from our Constitution and By Law...national-events-and-social-media-postings
June 12, 2020August One- and Two-Month Special COLAs and JobShares now available for bidFlight Attendants can now request August one- and two-month Special COLAs and JobShares via CCS. Rev...august-one-and-two-month-special-colas-and-jobshares-now-available-for-bid
June 12, 2020Status Update on Announcement to Close FRA, HKG and NRT International DomicilesAs you are likely aware, last Friday United management advised the Union of their intent to close th...status-update-on-announcement-to-close-fra-hkg-and-nrt-international-domiciles
June 10, 2020Our Vote. Our Power. Our Voice.June 5, 2020 — Across the country, we are seeing the power of action in our democracy. We're ou...our-vote-our-power-our-voice
June 10, 2020Cares Act $600 Dollar Unemployment Benefit Expires July 31, 2020The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) was signed into law on Marc...cares-act-600-dollar-unemployment-benefit-expires-july-31-2020
June 10, 2020Reserves Ascertain Next-Day AssignmentReserve Preferencing and Clean-Up assignments are finalized each evening by 1930 HDT. All Reserves s...reserves-ascertain-next-day-assignment
June 10, 2020Maintaining Required Documents – Passports, Visas and FAA Airmen CertificateThe responsibility of maintaining complete and current documentation such as valid passports an...maintaining-required-documents-passports-visas-and-faa-airmen-certificate
June 10, 2020Reciprocal Cabin Seat Agreements as an Alternative Travel BenefitWith the imposition of new load capacity restrictions hindering are travel benefits many Flight Atte...reciprocal-cabin-seat-agreements-as-an-alternative-travel-benefit
June 10, 2020Self-Conducted Wellness Checks to be Conducted via Team AppLast week, the company released information about the Team App with regard to the self-con...self-conducted-wellness-checks-to-be-conducted-via-team-app
June 10, 2020Deviating from a Deadhead SegmentSince the onset of the COVID-19 virus there has been an increase in the number of pairings containin...deviating-from-a-deadhead-segment
June 10, 2020Are you Displaying Your PrideAll Flight Attendants are encouraged to support the diversity of our Flight Attendant community and&...are-you-displaying-your-pride
June 10, 2020Fidelity Offers Personalized Retirement AssistanceFlight Attendants considering the company offered voluntary separation program VSP2 are encouraged t...fidelity-offers-personalized-retirement-assistance
June 10, 2020VSP2, Additional CARP Service Credit and Impact on the PlanDetails on the company’s Voluntary Separation Program (VSP2) for frontline employees were released o...vsp2-additional-carp-service-credit-and-impact-on-the-plan
June 10, 2020Voluntary Separation Program (VSP2) – A Very Personal DecisionAs United management has communicated, it is anticipated that the COVID-19 situation will leave Unit...voluntary-separation-program-vsp2-a-very-personal-decision
June 10, 2020MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Reportmec-central-schedule-committee-dsl-report
June 9, 2020AFA Flight Attendant Union Testifies on Impacts of COVID-19 on Transportation WorkersWASHINGTON, D.C. (June 9, 2020) — On Tuesday, June 9th, the House Committee on Transporta...afa-flight-attendant-union-testifies-on-impacts-of-covid-19-on-transportation-workers
June 9, 2020E-Lines: June 09, 2020Voluntary Separation Program – A Very Personal Decision, VSP2 Additional CARP Service Credit and Imp...e-lines-june-09-2020
June 5, 2020E-Lines: June 05, 2020AFA Special E-Lines Edition - Base Closure Announcemente-lines-june-05-2020
June 5, 2020Special E-Lines Edition - Base Closure AnnouncementToday the company made an announcement that will impact our entire Flight Attendant community. ...special-e-lines-edition-base-closure-announcement
June 5, 2020Special E-Lines Edition - Base Closure AnnouncementLadies and Gentlemen:Today the company made an announcement that will impact our entire Flight Atten...special-e-lines-edition-base-closure-announcement
June 5, 2020E-Lines: June 05, 2020Resolution of Support for Frankfurt, Hong Kong and Tokyo Members
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June 5, 2020Resolution of Support for Frankfurt, Hong Kong and Tokyo MembersResolution of Support for Frankfurt, Hong Kong and Tokyo Membersresolution-of-support-for-frankfurt-hong-kong-and-tokyo-members
June 5, 2020AFA Statement on May Jobs ReportWashington, DC (June 5, 2020) — Following the release of the May Jobs Report, AFA Preside...afa-statement-on-may-jobs-report
June 3, 2020Calendar Day ‘RLSD’At the beginning of last month, your reports to your Local Reserve Committees brought to the attenti...calendar-day-rlsd
June 3, 2020Scheduling RQ around Sacred Days - Preceding/Following a Scheduled VacationOn May 23, 2020 the company announced their plan to reinstate CQ training beginning mid-June, 2...scheduling-rq-around-sacred-days-precedingfollowing-a-scheduled-vacation
June 3, 2020Effective Immediately - Temporary Basic Life Saving ProceduresEffective immediately, in an effort to prevent the spreading of infection during the COVID-19 crisis...effective-immediately-temporary-basic-life-saving-procedures
June 3, 2020Social Media – Exercise Care and Avoid Conducting Official Union BusinessSocial Media – it’s a part of our everyday life.   Having said this, we must exercise...social-media-exercise-care-and-avoid-conducting-official-union-business
June 3, 2020Maintaining your Group Universal Life Securian Policy Upon RetirementFlight Attendants planning to retire or who have recently retired may maintain their Group Universal...maintaining-your-group-universal-life-securian-policy-upon-retirement
June 3, 2020United’s Most Recent Voluntary Separation Package (VSP2)Details on the company’s Voluntary Separation Program (VSP2) for frontline employees were released o...uniteds-most-recent-voluntary-separation-package-vsp2
June 3, 2020June is Pride Month! We Stand Together!June heralds the start to summer and the beginning of Pride Month! AFA-CWA supports diversity in all...june-is-pride-month-we-stand-together
June 3, 2020MEC 9-19 Decision – Misapplication of Contract Language in Section 7.R.4.In September of 2019, the Union filed an MEC Grievance disputing the Company’s misapplication of Sec...mec-9-19-decision-misapplication-of-contract-language-in-section-7r4
June 2, 2020Flight Attendants Respond to Sen. Warren’s Letter Slamming Delta Air Lines for Cutting Employee Hours After Receiving Payroll GrantsWashington, D.C. (May 22, 2020) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) is r...flight-attendants-respond-to-sen-warrens-letter-slamming-delta-air-lines-for-cutting-employee-hours-after-receiving-payroll-grants
June 2, 2020AFA President Sara Nelson Statement on Justice for George Floyd, Attacks on Protestors and PressWashington, D.C. (May 29, 2020) — AFA International President Sara Nelson released the followi...afa-president-sara-nelson-statement-on-justice-for-george-floyd-attacks-on-protestors-and-press
June 2, 2020E-Lines: June 02, 2020Vacation Fly Though Elections for July must be made by June 5 - 2020 at 10:00A HDT,MEC 9-19 Decision...e-lines-june-02-2020
May 30, 2020Deadheading into the United KingdomFlight Attendants scheduled to deadhead into the United Kingdom are reminded that they must enter th...deadheading-into-the-united-kingdom
May 30, 2020U.S. Entry Restriction List now Includes BrazilThis week, in addition to the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, the European Schengen Area*, ...us-entry-restriction-list-now-includes-brazil
May 30, 2020Guam (GUM) Voluntary Quarantine OrdersDue to the following COVID-19 restrictions Crews Members flying to GUM who are not based in GUM will...guam-gum-voluntary-quarantine-orders
May 30, 2020Social Distancing Policies Extended to June 30, 2020United’s social distancing policies that were set in place on April 28, 2020 have now been extended ...social-distancing-policies-extended-to-june-30-2020
May 30, 2020Reserve Review: Transitioning from Lineholder to ReserveThe unique circumstances in which we find ourselves as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and its imp...reserve-review-transitioning-from-lineholder-to-reserve
May 30, 2020Effective Immediately - Self-conducted Wellness ChecksEffective immediately, in compliance with an FAA mandate, the company has implemented a self-conduct...effective-immediately-self-conducted-wellness-checks
May 30, 2020MEC Central Schedule Committee (CSC) SWLOF ReportCentral Schedule Committee's most recent SWLOF report detailing their activities in the develop...mec-central-schedule-committee-csc-swlof-report
May 30, 2020Reciprocal Cabin Jumpseat Agreements ExpandedStarting June 1, 2020, consistent with the priorities established by our AFA Constitution &...reciprocal-cabin-jumpseat-agreements-expanded
May 30, 2020July COLA Opportunities Submission Deadline June 2Special COLAs will be available starting the first day of the July schedule month as follows:july-cola-opportunities-submission-deadline-june-2
May 30, 2020United Offers Voluntary Separation ProgramDetails on the company’s recent announced Voluntary Separation Program #2 for Frontline employees we...united-offers-voluntary-separation-program
May 30, 2020Master Executive Council Virtual Zoom™ Meeting Concluded TodayA virtual meeting of the United Master Executive Council (MEC) was held today. Due to the unfor...master-executive-council-virtual-zoom-meeting-concluded-today
May 29, 2020E-Lines: May 29, 2020Master Executive Council Virtual Zoom™ Meeting Concluded Today,United Offers Voluntary Separation Pr...e-lines-may-29-2020
May 26, 2020E-Lines: May 26, 2020July COLA Opportunities Submission Deadline June 2 - 2020,Health and Welfare Benefit Payment Obligat...e-lines-may-26-2020
May 26, 2020Last Chance to Register for Free College Summer Classes - Begin June 1, 2020If you’re looking to continue your education during these uncertain times, Union Plus is here to hel...last-chance-to-register-for-free-college-summer-classes-begin-june-1-2020
May 26, 2020Final Reminder - Reserve Restoration Requests Deadline May 28thThe window for Reserves to request restoration of days to their June schedule is open now through Ma...final-reminder-reserve-restoration-requests-deadline-may-28th
May 26, 2020Vacation Fly Through Election for July Bid Month due by June 5th, 2020Elections to indicate your desire for an Advance Vacation Fly Through for the month of July are avai...vacation-fly-through-election-for-july-bid-month-due-by-june-5th-2020
May 26, 2020Additional Temperature Screening Locations and Hours of OperationOn May 22, 2020 the company updated current temperature screening locations to include GUM and SFO. ...additional-temperature-screening-locations-and-hours-of-operation
May 26, 2020AFA Pride PinsDuring the past several years, in anticipation of Pride month, AFA has distributed AFA Pride Pi...afa-pride-pins
May 26, 2020Face Mask Compliance Conflicts - Professional Standards is Here to HelpLast week, the requirement to wearing a face mask or covering while on duty, either onboard the airc...face-mask-compliance-conflicts-professional-standards-is-here-to-help
May 26, 2020AFA-CWA Board of Directors (BOD) Meeting was Held on Wednesday, May 20, 2020Last week the Annual Board of Directors Meeting (BOD) was conducted via a virtual meeting due to the...afa-cwa-board-of-directors-bod-meeting-was-held-on-wednesday-may-20-2020
May 26, 2020“Virtual” Meeting of the United Master Executive Council by Zoom™ - May 29, 2020There will be a virtual meeting of the United Master Executive Council May 29, 2020, 8am – 12Noon (C...virtual-meeting-of-the-united-master-executive-council-by-zoom-may-29-2020
May 26, 2020Doctor on Demand Visits – a United Health Care BenefitEmployees and dependents currently enrolled in a PPO, HDHP, or EPO medical plan through United benef...doctor-on-demand-visits-a-united-health-care-benefit
May 26, 2020Health and Welfare Payment Obligation while on COLAFlight Attendants on Special COLA are eligible to maintain their health and welfare coverages throug...health-and-welfare-payment-obligation-while-on-cola
May 26, 2020July COLA Opportunities Submission Deadline June 2Special COLAs will be available starting the first day of the July schedule month as follows:july-cola-opportunities-submission-deadline-june-2
May 23, 2020Memorial Day – Honoring Those Who Gave So MuchMany states are now starting to reopen, after more than nine weeks with shelter in place orders, due...memorial-day-honoring-those-who-gave-so-much
May 23, 2020Reserve Restoration Requests Available Now through May 28thThe window for Reserves to request restoration of days to their June schedule is open now through Ma...reserve-restoration-requests-available-now-through-may-28th
May 23, 2020Additional CCS Enhancements Effective May 27, 2020Several new enhancements have been made to thePairing Display, Market and Reservesections of CCS, wh...additional-ccs-enhancements-effective-may-27-2020
May 23, 2020Vacation Fly Through Election for July Bid Month due by June 5th, 2020Elections for Advance Vacation Fly Through for the month of July are available until 10:00AM HDT, Fr...vacation-fly-through-election-for-july-bid-month-due-by-june-5th-2020
May 23, 2020NRSA Temporary Passenger Boarding Restriction Effective May 19Flight Attendants are reminded about the temporary NRSA 70% capacity cap, jumpseats and positive spa...nrsa-temporary-passenger-boarding-restriction-effective-may-19
May 23, 2020CQ Training Resumes in JuneIn March, United was granted a 15-month CQ exemption from the FAA for Flight Attendants with a Febru...cq-training-resumes-in-june
May 23, 2020United Includes Face Covering/Masks as Required Duty ItemWearing a face mask or covering while on duty onboard the aircraft is not an option, but is now iden...united-includes-face-coveringmasks-as-required-duty-item
May 23, 2020July COLA OfferingsIn response to the continuing capacity reductions into the July bid month, Special COLAs will be ava...july-cola-offerings
May 22, 2020E-Lines: May 22, 2020MEC Officer Letter – We Have A Contract,July COLA Offerings,United Includes Face Covering/Masks as R...e-lines-may-22-2020
May 22, 2020MEC Officer Letter - We Have a ContractLadies and Gentlemen:Earlier this week, United employees welcomed Scott Kirby to his new positi...mec-officer-letter-we-have-a-contract
May 20, 2020MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Reportmec-central-schedule-committee-swlof-report
May 20, 2020AFA Statement on United Airlines New CEO Scott KirbyCHICAGO — Scott Kirby will become United Airlines CEO today. Association of Flight Attendants-...afa-statement-on-united-airlines-new-ceo-scott-kirby
May 20, 2020Free College Summer Classes Begin June 1 - Earn a Degree from HomeIf you’re looking to continue your education during these uncertain times, Union Plus is here to hel...free-college-summer-classes-begin-june-1-earn-a-degree-from-home
May 20, 2020TUMI™ Luggage Repair During COVID-19 CrisisThe COVID-19 crisis has affected our industry in many ways, including the opportunity to have any ne...tumi-luggage-repair-during-covid-19-crisis
May 20, 2020Union Dues Obligation while on Special COLA Exceeding Ninety DaysUnder the AFA Constitution and Bylaws, when a Flight Attendant takes an unpaid leave of absence whic...union-dues-obligation-while-on-special-cola-exceeding-ninety-days
May 20, 2020“Virtual” Meeting of the United Master Executive Council by Zoom™ - May 29, 2020There will be a virtual meeting of the United Master Executive Council May 29, 2020, 8am – 12Noon (C...virtual-meeting-of-the-united-master-executive-council-by-zoom-may-29-2020
May 20, 2020Master List of CCS Codes Including Standby Reserve CodesFlight Attendants seeking the description of the CCS codes seen on our Master Schedule are encourage...master-list-of-ccs-codes-including-standby-reserve-codes
May 20, 2020Prolonged Processing Times to Restore Reserve Days of Availability (+)Earlier this afternoon, Flight Attendants were advised that requests for Restoration of Reserve Days...prolonged-processing-times-to-restore-reserve-days-of-availability
May 20, 2020Reserve Day Restoration Request - Available Now via Help HubJune line awards were published on May 17, 2020.  Flight Attendants who were awarded a lin...reserve-day-restoration-request-available-now-via-help-hub
May 20, 2020CARP Annual Funding Notice and FAQIn compliance with requirements under ERISA, United recently released the Annual Funding Notices for...carp-annual-funding-notice-and-faq
May 20, 2020July Special COLA and Job Share Opportunities july-special-cola-and-job-share-opportunities
May 20, 2020Unemployment Benefits Under the CARES Act (COVID-19 Relief Act)With the rapid approach of the start of June Special COLAs many of us have been seeking to obtain in...unemployment-benefits-under-the-cares-act-covid-19-relief-act
May 20, 2020UAL Profit Sharing Summary JudgementAfter receipt of the arbitration decision in MEC 9-12, AFA Legal and the United Master Executive Cou...ual-profit-sharing-summary-judgement
May 20, 2020NRSA Passenger Boarding Restricted when Loads Exceed 70% CapacityThis past Saturday, May 16, 2020, United announced significant changes that will impact our current ...nrsa-passenger-boarding-restricted-when-loads-exceed-70-capacity
May 19, 2020E-Lines: May 19, 2020NRSA Passenger Boarding Restricted when Loads Exceed 70% Capacity, Unemployment Benefits Under the C...e-lines-may-19-2020
May 18, 2020Thai Airways Files for BankruptcyThe Thai Government has confirmed that its national airline, Thai Airways International, will b...thai-airways-files-for-bankruptcy
May 15, 2020E-Lines: May 15, 2020June Special COLA Awards from the Waitlist,Get Connected - Sign-up for all Official Union Commu...e-lines-may-15-2020
May 15, 2020Absentee and Overseas VotingVoting is at the core of our democratic way of life. But, your ability to exercise this fundame...absentee-and-overseas-voting
May 15, 2020Central Schedule Committee Report – DSL Review ReportThe Central Schedule Committee’s most recent DSL Review Report detailing their activities ...central-schedule-committee-report-dsl-review-report
May 15, 2020Reserve Review: Transitioning from Lineholder to ReserveThe unique circumstances in which we find ourselves as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and its imp...reserve-review-transitioning-from-lineholder-to-reserve
May 15, 2020Restoration of Reserve Days of Availability - 16 Day Off Reserve LinesJune line awards will be released on May 17, 2020.  We anticipate a large number of Flight...restoration-of-reserve-days-of-availability-16-day-off-reserve-lines
May 15, 2020Reserve Review: When am I Released to Days Off?As provided in Sections 8.L. and 8.M. of our Contract, once released (RLSD) on their last day of ava...reserve-review-when-am-i-released-to-days-off
May 15, 2020Limited Access to U.S. Passport Agencies - COVID-19 ALERTDue to public health measures to limit the spread of COVID-19, effective immediately, the U.S. Depar...limited-access-to-us-passport-agencies-covid-19-alert
May 15, 2020Health and Welfare Coverage while on COLAFlight Attendants on Special COLA are eligible to maintain their health and welfare coverages throug...health-and-welfare-coverage-while-on-cola
May 15, 2020Supplemental Insurance Premium Options while on Leave of Absence (LOA)Flight Attendants enrolled in voluntary supplemental insurance plans that have opted to participate ...supplemental-insurance-premium-options-while-on-leave-of-absence-loa
May 15, 2020Get Connected - Sign-up for all Official Union CommunicationsThe pandemic and the associated economic devastation will continue to be a challenge for our industr...get-connected-sign-up-for-all-official-union-communications
May 15, 2020June Special COLA awards from the waitlistCrew Schedule Planning will review the award of additional Special COLAs just before bid closing on ...june-special-cola-awards-from-the-waitlist
May 13, 2020Brett Hart Appointed New President of United AirlinesThe United Master Executive Council (MEC) congratulations Executive Vice President and Chief Ad...brett-hart-appointed-new-president-of-united-airlines
May 13, 2020United Discontinues Temporary Flight Attendant Meal CreditThe COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of us in so many ways, not only in our local communities but ...united-discontinues-temporary-flight-attendant-meal-credit
May 13, 2020Treasury Department’s Inaction Will Cost 350 JobsMiami Air International, a charter airline founded in 1990 that today employs 350 people in the Miam...treasury-departments-inaction-will-cost-350-jobs
May 13, 2020Sanitizer Wipes Available During BoardingEffective, May 12, 2020 as an additional layer of protection, based on the advocacy of our MEC Safet...sanitizer-wipes-available-during-boarding
May 13, 2020Face Mask ComplianceUnited has implemented a requirement for all passengers and front-line personnel, including Flight A...face-mask-compliance
May 13, 2020Social Distancing Policy Evolves in the Event of Full FlightsIn an attempt to reassure the public United recently initiated seating considerations onboard all sc...social-distancing-policy-evolves-in-the-event-of-full-flights
May 13, 2020United Expected to Announce Voluntary Separation Details End of MayIn an effort to minimize involuntary reductions in personnel, United management has announced new vo...united-expected-to-announce-voluntary-separation-details-end-of-may
May 13, 2020CCS Reserve Message Irregularities when Released (RLSD)In response to reports received from Local Council and through the advocacy of our MEC Reserve Commi...ccs-reserve-message-irregularities-when-released-rlsd
May 13, 2020June COLA Waitlist Opportunities AvailableIf you are still interested in taking advantage of the June Special COLA opportunities, it’s not too...june-cola-waitlist-opportunities-available
May 13, 2020Schedule Reductions Evident in June Bid PacketWe published information on the development of the June Schedule and the impact the reduced aircraft...schedule-reductions-evident-in-june-bid-packet
May 13, 2020AFA Flight Attendants, International Bases and the Words We UseAs we approach what we should by now all anticipate to be among the most difficult period in the his...afa-flight-attendants-international-bases-and-the-words-we-use
May 12, 2020MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Reportmec-central-schedule-committee-dsl-report
May 12, 2020Coronavirus Pandemic could force a major U.S. airline out of BusinessThe airline industry is having an "apocalyptic" moment that could force a major U.S. carrier out of ...coronavirus-pandemic-could-force-a-major-us-airline-out-of-business
May 12, 2020E-Lines: May 13, 2020AFA Flight Attendants - International Bases and the Words We Use,Schedule Reductions Evident in June...e-lines-may-13-2020
May 11, 2020Treasury Department’s Inaction Will Cost 350 Jobs It Was Directed to Save through CARES ActWASHINGTON, D.C. (May 11, 2020) — Miami Air International, a charter airline founded in 1990 t...treasury-departments-inaction-will-cost-350-jobs-it-was-directed-to-save-through-cares-act
May 9, 2020Give the Mom’s in your Life a Virtual Hug! - Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10thMother’s Day is this Sunday, May 10th. Although are celebrations may look different for many of us t...give-the-moms-in-your-life-a-virtual-hug-mothers-day-is-sunday-may-10th
May 9, 2020AFA Letter to Senate CommerceThis past week, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) submitted a letter ...afa-letter-to-senate-commerce
May 9, 2020Complete your 2020 Census Now!The 2020 Census counts everyone living in the United States and its five territories (Puerto Rico,&n...complete-your-2020-census-now
May 9, 2020Procedures for Working “Cargo Ferry” FlightsRecently, and as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Aviation Administratio...procedures-for-working-cargo-ferry-flights
May 9, 2020Employment Verification via the Work NumberOver the past few weeks, AFA has been providing information to employees who may potentially be affe...employment-verification-via-the-work-number
May 9, 2020Special COLA Benefits and Scheduled Vacation DetailsFlight Attendants on Special COLA are eligible to maintain their health and welfare coverages at the...special-cola-benefits-and-scheduled-vacation-details
May 9, 2020June COLA Waitlist OpportunitiesIf you are still interested in taking advantage of the June Special COLA opportunities it’s not too ...june-cola-waitlist-opportunities
May 9, 2020June Schedule Development -Suspension of Flying at Additional LocationsAs the global schedule of our airline continues to be impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemi...june-schedule-development-suspension-of-flying-at-additional-locations
May 9, 2020CARP Annual Funding NoticeUnited, in compliance with requirements under ERISA, has recently released the Annual Funding Notice...carp-annual-funding-notice
May 8, 2020E-Lines: May 09, 2020CARP Annual Funding Notice,June Schedule Development Results in Suspension of Flying at Additional L...e-lines-may-09-2020
May 6, 2020Give the Mom’s in your Life a Virtual Hug! - Mother’s Day May 10thMother’s Day is this Sunday, May 10th. Although are celebrations may look different for many of us t...give-the-moms-in-your-life-a-virtual-hug-mothers-day-may-10th
May 6, 2020CCS Message Irregularities when RLSDOver the past several days, we have heard that many Reserves who had been released (RLSD) for the fo...ccs-message-irregularities-when-rlsd
May 6, 2020FIFO (First In, First Out) Ordering in the Reserve Preference SystemAs we reported in the February Reserve Report, it was discovered that the Reserve Preference Sy...fifo-first-in-first-out-ordering-in-the-reserve-preference-system
May 6, 2020MEC Elections Postponed Until June 16, 2020Elections for MEC Officers and Committee Members, originally schedule for April 30, 2020, will now t...mec-elections-postponed-until-june-16-2020
May 6, 2020COVID-19 Temperature Screening LocationsTemperature screening locations and their hours of operation are listed in the following chart: ...covid-19-temperature-screening-locations
May 6, 2020Temporary Changes Implemented to Passenger Deplaning ProcessAs we continue the use of social distancing safety precautions aligned under the guidance of the CDC...temporary-changes-implemented-to-passenger-deplaning-process
May 6, 2020Mandatory Passenger Face Masks Requirement – Now in EffectUnited requires all passengers and front-line personnel, including Flight Attendants, pilots, custom...mandatory-passenger-face-masks-requirement-now-in-effect
May 6, 2020June Special COLA Submission Deadline is Thursday, May 7Special COLAs will be available starting the first day of the June schedule month as follows:june-special-cola-submission-deadline-is-thursday-may-7
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