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October 20, 2020E-Lines: October 20, 2020Payroll Support Program Efforts Continue!,Benefits Issues Clarified,Involuntary Furlough Mitigation ...e-lines-october-20-2020
October 19, 2020BREAKING NEWS - CALL to ACTION!We need urgent action the next 48 hours! Speaker Pelosi has set a deadline. Real people need relief ...breaking-news-call-to-action
October 17, 2020Your Vote is Your Voice: Make it Heard!On November 3, our country will place the process of democracy on the world stage. In several states...your-vote-is-your-voice-make-it-heard
October 17, 2020Updated Crew Bunk Policy – Effective October 15, 2020The company, in coordination with the AFA, as well as the Cleveland Clinic, have updated the crew re...updated-crew-bunk-policy-effective-october-15-2020
October 17, 2020Vacation Election Period Closed - Next up, First Round Vacation BiddingThe twenty (20) day period during which Flight Attendants are provided the opportunity to elect Vaca...vacation-election-period-closed-next-up-first-round-vacation-bidding
October 17, 2020Involuntary Furlough Mitigation Program (IVFMP) & Benefits DeductionsFor those of us who are participants in the IVFMP, we are aware there are a number of questions/issu...involuntary-furlough-mitigation-program-ivfmp-benefits-deductions
October 17, 2020Wellness Credit for Medical Benefits While on Furlough StatusA number of questions have been asked as it pertains to the Wellness Credit ($48) for Medical Benefi...wellness-credit-for-medical-benefits-while-on-furlough-status
October 17, 2020Transfers Effective for December Awarded October 14, 2020A total of 166 transfers were awarded on October 14, 2020 and are effective for the December 2020 sc...transfers-effective-for-december-awarded-october-14-2020
October 17, 2020Employees Affected by Involuntary Furlough to Travel based on Company SeniorityIn response to the advocacy of the Unionsemployees-affected-by-involuntary-furlough-to-travel-based-on-company-seniority
October 17, 2020Company Clarifies Reductions to Vacation Accrual While on Special COLAVacation Letters for Flight Attendants were available as of September 25, 2020 and since that time, ...company-clarifies-reductions-to-vacation-accrual-while-on-special-cola
October 17, 2020Process to be used in Return of Company Property via DHL Hits a SnagFor those Flight Attendants based in the three international bases of FRA, NRT and HKG who are affec...process-to-be-used-in-return-of-company-property-via-dhl-hits-a-snag
October 17, 2020United Develops an Internal Link Protection Plan – Elections begin October 22United is officially discontinuing its relationship with Safeware® and is introduction a new interna...united-develops-an-internal-link-protection-plan-elections-begin-october-22
October 17, 2020Third Trimester CBT – Required to Maintain FAA QualificationsThe Third Trimester CBT is now available for completion and is required to be completed by, October ...third-trimester-cbt-required-to-maintain-faa-qualifications
October 17, 2020Third-Quarter Financial Results & Positioning United for our post-COVID FutureEarlier this week, in addition to announcing third quarter operating results, management publicly ou...third-quarter-financial-results-positioning-united-for-our-post-covid-future
October 17, 2020United MEC Acts to Postpone Virtual Fall 2020 Regular MEC MeetingOver the past several weeks, we have reported on the efforts of the United Master Executive Council ...united-mec-acts-to-postpone-virtual-fall-2020-regular-mec-meeting
October 17, 2020Everyday Counts: Take Action to #ExtendPSP Now!We recognize that our requests to Take Action may be seen as being repetitive in nature.everyday-counts-take-action-to-extendpsp-now
October 16, 2020Return to Availability List following completion of a Standby (OSB) AssignmentOver the course of the past several weeks, we have received questions from Local Reserve Committees ...return-to-availability-list-following-completion-of-a-standby-osb-assignment
October 16, 2020E-Lines: October 16, 2020Everyday Counts: Take Action to #ExtendPSP Now!, United Master Executive Council Acts to Postpone Vi...e-lines-october-16-2020
October 14, 2020Transfers effective for December Awarded October 14, 2020A total of 166 transfers were awarded on October 14, 2020 and are effective for the December 2020 sc...transfers-effective-for-december-awarded-october-14-2020
October 13, 2020E-Lines: October 13, 2020CALL NOW ! - Save Aviation Jobs; Congress Must Pass a Payroll Support Program Extension,COBRA Covera...e-lines-october-13-2020
October 13, 2020Earnings Live is Thursday October 15, 2020Thursday, October 15 at 1:30 p.m. CT, United will host a virtual Earnings Live call to discuss third...earnings-live-is-thursday-october-15-2020
October 13, 2020Annual Benefits Enrollment Opens October 19th – 30thNow is the time to compare your benefit options and view pricing for all the 2021 options. Visit Fly...annual-benefits-enrollment-opens-october-19th-30th
October 13, 2020EWR-LGA Shuttle Service – New Provider.Effective September 30, 2020,  EWR - LGA Shuttle Service will now be serviced by ...ewr-lga-shuttle-service-new-provider
October 13, 2020Make you 2021 Vacation Elections by October 15, 2020The Vacation Election period closes Thursday, October 15th, 2020. If you choose to participate in th...make-you-2021-vacation-elections-by-october-15-2020
October 13, 2020Fall 2020 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council via ZOOM™As we reported earlier this month, the Members of the United Master Executive Council planned t...fall-2020-regular-meeting-of-the-united-master-executive-council-via-zoom
October 13, 2020NAL Schedules Awarded at DEN, EWR and HNLThe award of NAL Schedules was processed by Crew Schedule Planning today. NAL schedules were awarded...nal-schedules-awarded-at-den-ewr-and-hnl
October 13, 2020COBRA Coverage while on Involuntary FurloughIt’s been a full 12 days since October 1st when the Involuntary Furlough started. cobra-coverage-while-on-involuntary-furlough
October 11, 2020MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL ReportThe System Scheduling (DSL) meeting to review the November 2020 flying assigned at each base/satelli...mec-central-schedule-committee-dsl-report
October 9, 2020E-Lines: October 09, 2020Save Aviation Jobs; Congress Must Pass a Payroll Support Program Extension,Fall 2020 Regular Meeting...e-lines-october-09-2020
October 9, 2020Save Aviation Jobs; Congress Must Pass a Payroll Support Program ExtensionOver 100,000 aviation workers woke up without work on October 1, 2020: 45,000 were furloughed and te...save-aviation-jobs-congress-must-pass-a-payroll-support-program-extension
October 9, 2020Rapid COVID-19 Testing for CrewmembersAFA, in partnership with Flight Operations, and Corporate Safety have collaborated in order to imple...rapid-covid-19-testing-for-crewmembers
October 9, 2020View Passport/Visa Requirements and Travel Warnings within CCS PairingsThe opportunities presented by the Contractual ability to pick up flying out of base has presented n...view-passportvisa-requirements-and-travel-warnings-within-ccs-pairings
October 9, 2020Fall 2020 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council Re-scheduledAs we reported earlier this month, the Members of the United Master Executive Council planned to con...fall-2020-regular-meeting-of-the-united-master-executive-council-re-scheduled
October 8, 2020Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol Program FADAPThanks to the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA), all Flight Attendants governed by the Federal ...flight-attendant-drug-and-alcohol-program-fadap
October 8, 2020Time is Running Out! - Register to Vote! – It’s your RightYour right and privilege to vote are not automatic, you must register to vote, and you must ensure y...time-is-running-out-register-to-vote-its-your-right
October 8, 2020Out of Base (OOB) Pick-ups are Not Eligible for TradingAs outlined in Chapter 10 of the Trip Trades and Adjustment guide, Flight Attendants may pick u...out-of-base-oob-pick-ups-are-not-eligible-for-trading
October 8, 2020Vacation Elections Close October 15 – Make your Selections Today!The Vacation Election period opened at 0800 Home Domicile Time (HDT) on September 25 and will remain...vacation-elections-close-october-15-make-your-selections-today
October 6, 2020Deadline for Returning Company Issued Items Extended to October 30, 2020Inflight services have extended the deadline for returning company issued items until October 30, 20...deadline-for-returning-company-issued-items-extended-to-october-30-2020
October 6, 2020Trump Kills Millions of Jobs, Abandons Essential WorkersAssociation of Flight Attendants-CWA International President Sara Nelson released the following stat...trump-kills-millions-of-jobs-abandons-essential-workers
October 6, 2020E-Lines: October 06, 2020Trump Kills Millions of Jobs, Abandons Essential Workers, Our Fight is Not Over!A Message from Your ...e-lines-october-06-2020
October 3, 2020Group Universal Life (GUL) Reminder for Those Returning from Special COLAsAs provided for in Section 29.G.1.c. of our Contract, the voluntary Group Universal Life (GUL) will ...group-universal-life-gul-reminder-for-those-returning-from-special-colas
October 3, 2020Third (3rd) Trimester CBT Due by October 30thThe Third Trimester CBT is available and is required to be completed by, October 30, 2020 -&nbs...third-3rd-trimester-cbt-due-by-october-30th
October 3, 2020Bulletin #26 is Now in EffectInflight Safety Bulletin is now in effect. We remind you to open and review all changed content.bulletin-26-is-now-in-effect
October 3, 2020Reminder – Oct. 1 - Important Benefits Changes While on Special COLAEffective October 1, 2020, all Flight Attendants on Special COLA will automatically be moved to dire...reminder-oct-1-important-benefits-changes-while-on-special-cola
October 3, 2020Vacation ElectionsThe Vacation Election period opened at 0800 Home Domicile Time (HDT) on September 25 and will remain...vacation-elections
October 3, 2020National Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Get Your PINK ON!The month of October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To date, breast cancer remains the m...national-breast-cancer-awareness-month-get-your-pink-on
October 3, 2020Link Apps Outage Expected on October 3, 2020, 01:45 AM – 3:30 AM CTFor scheduled server maintenance, the login function for the Manuals and CCS Apps will be temporaril...link-apps-outage-expected-on-october-3-2020-0145-am-330-am-ct
October 3, 2020Pass Travel Seniority for those on Involuntary Furlough StatusToday being the first day many of our members are on involuntary furlough status, we are starting to...pass-travel-seniority-for-those-on-involuntary-furlough-status
October 3, 2020CARES Act Extension – Payroll Support Program Video UpdateAs yet another week draws to a close in Washington without Congress enacting the CARES Act Payroll S...cares-act-extension-payroll-support-program-video-update
October 2, 2020E-Lines: October 03, 2020CARES Act Extension - Payroll Support Program Video Update,Pass Travel Seniority for those on Involu...e-lines-october-03-2020
October 1, 2020Take Action to Save Our JobsInaction is not an option and there is growing support for a full relief bill. Everyone “supports us...take-action-to-save-our-jobs
September 30, 2020Final Pay Checks for California Flight Attendants Subject to Invol FurloughCalifornia and GUM Flight Attendants potentially subject to Involuntary furlough who are required by...final-pay-checks-for-california-flight-attendants-subject-to-invol-furlough
September 30, 2020November Special COLAs Available (One-Month Duration)Inflight Scheduling will offer Special Company Offered Leaves of Absence (COLAs) for the November Fl...november-special-colas-available-one-month-duration
September 30, 2020International Purser Priority Period Waitlist Status UpdateThe two-year Priority Period which started on Day One of common metal ends tonightinternational-purser-priority-period-waitlist-status-update
September 30, 2020EWR - LGA Shuttle - New Transportation ProviderLGA Shuttle Service will now be serviced by National Transportation, Incupcoming-changes-to-timing-of-ewr-lga-shuttle
September 29, 2020E-Lines: September 29, 2020Take Action to Save Our Jobs, Final Pay Checks for California Flight Attendants Subject to Involunta...e-lines-september-30-2020
September 26, 2020Benefits While on Special COLA – Important Upcoming Changes, Effective Oct. 1As a reminder effective October 1, 2020, Flight Attendants on Special COLA, we can maintain health a...benefits-while-on-special-cola-important-upcoming-changes-effective-oct-1
September 26, 2020Navigating Different World ViewsEveryone has heard the advice to “not talk about politics or religion in the workplace”. In the curr...navigating-different-world-views
September 26, 2020November Special COLAs Available (One-Month Duration)Inflight Scheduling will offer Special Company Offered Leaves of Absence (COLAs) for the November Fl...november-special-colas-available-one-month-duration
September 26, 2020October Breast Cancer Awareness Pink Ribbon Program - Get your Pink On!Every October, in our ongoing collective effort to raise awareness of the importance of prevention, ...october-breast-cancer-awareness-pink-ribbon-program-get-your-pink-on
September 26, 20205 More Days - Take Action to Save Our JobsInaction is not an option and there is growing support for a full relief bill. Everyone “supports us...5-more-days-take-action-to-save-our-jobs
September 26, 2020A Message from Our International Membership Services DepartmentDuring this past week, the database at the AFA Membership Services Department experienced a signific...a-message-from-our-international-membership-services-department
September 26, 2020Vacation Accrual Letters Available – Addressing Leave of Absence ReductionsAs you may already have seen, Vacation Accrual Letters were made available yesterday in CCS. vacation-accrual-letters-available-addressing-leave-of-absence-reductions
September 26, 2020Arbitrator Renders Decision in MEC 6-20 – International Base ClosuresWe have received a verbal award in MEC 6-20. The Union did not prevail in this case. arbitrator-renders-decision-in-mec-6-20-international-base-closures
September 25, 2020eFAOM Bulletin #26 Effective October 1Make sure you are compliant; download, sync, and review eFAOM Bulletin #26 by October 1, 2020. efaom-bulletin-26-effective-october-1
September 25, 2020Fall Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council - October 20 – 22The Fall Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council will take place in Billings, Montana...fall-regular-meeting-of-the-united-master-executive-council-october-20-22
September 25, 2020Third Trimester CBT – Consider Completing It Before Beginning any Time AwayThe Third Trimester CBT is now available for completion and is required to be completed by, October ...third-trimester-cbt-consider-completing-it-before-beginning-any-time-away
September 25, 2020Give to or Get Help from the AFA-CWA Disaster Relief FundWe know that disasters can change lives forever. While we can’t stop destructive events from happeni...give-to-or-get-help-from-the-afa-cwa-disaster-relief-fund
September 25, 20202021 Vacation Article Central Schedule Committee DSL Report2021 Vacation Article Central Schedule Committee 
September 25, 20202021 Vacation Article SWLOF Report2021 Vacation Article SWLOF Report2021-vacation-article
September 25, 2020E-Lines: September 25, 2020Arbitrator Renders Decision in MEC 6-20 – International Base Closures, Vacation Accrual Letters Avai...e-lines-september-25-2020
September 25, 2020Free College for Union Members and their FamiliesEarn your degree for free online. The Free College Benefit helps union families continue their ...free-college-for-union-members-and-their-families
September 24, 2020Register to Vote! – It’s your Right.Your right and privilege to vote are not automatic, you must register to vote, and you must ensure y...register-to-vote-its-your-right
September 24, 2020Vacation Accrual Letters Available Friday, September 25, 2020We are able to confirm that Vacation Accrual Letters have been prepared and are on track to be relea...vacation-accrual-letters-available-friday-september-25-2020
September 24, 2020November Special COLAs Available (One-Month Duration)Inflight Scheduling will offer Special Company Offered Leaves of Absence (COLAs) for the November Fl...november-special-colas-available-one-month-duration
September 22, 2020E-Lines: September 22, 2020Call Congress – There is nothing more important!, Give to or Get Help from the AFA-CWA Disaster Reli...e-lines-september-22-2020
September 18, 2020E-Lines: September 18, 2020Take Action to Save Our Jobs, Airline Executives Meet at White House Over More Federal Stimulus, Sem...e-lines-september-20-2020
September 18, 2020Benefits While on Special COLA – Important Upcoming Changes, Effective 10/1/2020While on Special COLA, we have the ability to maintain health and welfare benefits coverage at activ...benefits-while-on-special-cola-important-upcoming-changes-effective-1012020
September 18, 2020Avoid a 401(k) Loan Default & Its Tax ConsequencesFor those of us who have been on a longer-term Special Company Offered Leave of Absence (COLA) for s...avoid-a-401k-loan-default-its-tax-consequences
September 18, 2020October 1 eFAOM and Staffing Sheet ChangesAs we shared in the July 1, 2020, Inflight Services Weekly, Flight Experience, AFA, and Infligh...october-1-efaom-and-staffing-sheet-changes
September 18, 2020Vacation 2021 Bidding Process Begins with Vacation Accrual LettersWithin a matter of weeks, the Vacation 2021 process will begin with the issuance of 2021 Vacation Ac...vacation-2021-bidding-process-begins-with-vacation-accrual-letters
September 18, 2020Reserve Lines and Vacation – Maximizing Pay and/or Time OffIf you have been awarded a Reserve line for a month in which you have vacation, there are a number o...reserve-lines-and-vacation-maximizing-pay-andor-time-off
September 18, 2020Transitioning to Reserve StatusFor the October bid month, most locations will see Flight Attendants transitioning to Reserve status...transitioning-to-reserve-status
September 16, 2020Restoring Reserve Availability Days to Reserve Lines having More Than 12 DaysWhile Section 8.I.1.j. provides the company with the ability to build Reserve schedules with up to s...restoring-reserve-availability-days-to-reserve-lines-having-more-than-12-days
September 16, 2020Cabin Jumpseat (CJA) Authority RemindersAs a reminder, Section 3.A. of our Contract provides Flight Attendants with access to the Cabin Jump...cabin-jumpseat-cja-authority-reminders
September 16, 2020Preliminary Benefits Open Enrollment TimelinesHuman Resources and Labor Relations have noted that the Annual Open Enrollment process will have som...preliminary-benefits-open-enrollment-timelines
September 16, 2020PDX and GEG Layovers – Responding to Hazardous Air Quality IndexThe number and extent of the fires in the Pacific Northwest have contributed to the Air Quality Inde...pdx-and-geg-layovers-responding-to-hazardous-air-quality-index
September 16, 2020Updating your Personal Information on Flying TogetherBefore leaving on your next pairing, given all of the events, both natural and otherwise that are ta...updating-your-personal-information-on-flying-together
September 16, 2020Clarifying the Interaction of Special COLAs and NAL SchedulesThere have been questions as to why No Activity Lines (NAL) were assigned to participants in the IVF...clarifying-the-interaction-of-special-colas-and-nal-schedules
September 16, 2020October Special COLA AwardsCrew Schedule Planning, in response to projections of reduced passenger demand, anticipates awarding...october-special-cola-awards
September 16, 2020GUM Flight Attendant Scheduling and Operation Transitions to HeadquartersEffective September 16th at 1500 CHST (September 15th at midnight CT), Crew Scheduling and Oper...gum-flight-attendant-scheduling-and-operation-transitions-to-headquarters
September 16, 202090 Day Freeze for Link iOS UpdatesThere’s a temporary 90-day freeze in place that began on September 10, for all iOS updates.90-day-freeze-for-link-ios-updates
September 16, 2020CQ/RQ Training Required for Flight Attendants While on Special COLAEffective October 1, 2020, Flight Attendants on Special Company Offered Leave of Absence (COLA)...cqrq-training-required-for-flight-attendants-while-on-special-cola
September 16, 2020Third (3rd) Trimester CBT Due by October 30thThe Third Trimester CBT is available and is required to be completed by, October 30, 2020 -&nbs...third-3rd-trimester-cbt-due-by-october-30th
September 16, 2020E-Lines: September 16, 2020Take Action: Save Our Jobs and Extend Payroll Support Program (PSP), Third (3rd) Trimester CBT Due b...e-lines-september-16-2020
September 15, 2020MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF ReportThe Line Review (SWLOF) meeting for October 2020 line recommendations was held remotely due to the o...mec-central-schedule-committee-swlof-report
September 11, 2020Remembering Our HeroesNineteen years after the unimaginably terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 many of us still feel ...remembering-our-heroes
September 10, 2020MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL ReportThe System Scheduling (DSL) meeting to review the October 2020 flying assigned at each base/satellit...mec-central-schedule-committee-dsl-report
September 9, 2020MEC 6-20 – Closing of International Domiciles at FRA, HKG and NRTThe arbitration was presented before the System Board of Adjustment. We expect the final expect mid-...mec-6-20-closing-of-international-domiciles-at-fra-hkg-and-nrt
September 9, 2020Call Wait Times for Benefits Service Center – Accolade Health & Fitness AppWe’ve heard from many of you about the continuing problems you have reported in reaching a represent...call-wait-times-for-benefits-service-center-accolade-health-fitness-app
September 9, 2020Vacation 2021 Bidding Starts with Vacation Accrual LettersWithin a matter of weeks, the Vacation 2021 process will begin with the issuance of 2021 Vacation Ac...vacation-2021-bidding-starts-with-vacation-accrual-letters
September 9, 20201-2-& 3-month Special COLAs - Deadline extended to Friday, September 11, 2020Flight Attendants interested in 1-, 2- or 3-month Special COLAs should place bids on file now. The b...1-2-3-month-special-colas-deadline-extended-to-friday-september-11-2020
September 9, 2020International Purser Opt Out ExtendedThe company has extended the October monthly opt-out window to close on Thursday, Sep 10 at 080...international-purser-opt-out-extended
September 9, 2020Personal Strategies for Approaching the Anniversary of September 11thAs we approach the anniversary of September 11th, many of us will begin to plan how we’ll recognize ...personal-strategies-for-approaching-the-anniversary-of-september-11th
September 9, 2020In Honor and Remembrance of September 11Each year, as the anniversary of September 11 approaches remembrance ceremonies are being planned in...in-honor-and-remembrance-of-september-11
September 9, 20209/11 Commemorative Memorial Remembrance PinFor the month of September AFA will be providing the commemorative 9/11 Memorial Remembrance pins av...911-commemorative-memorial-remembrance-pin
September 9, 2020Save Our Jobs & Join #ReliefNow ActionsNothing and we do mean nothing, is more important to our livelihoods and the success of our airline ...save-our-jobs-join-reliefnow-actions
September 8, 2020E-Lines: September 08, 2020Save Our Jobs & Join #Relief Now Actions,MEC 6-20 – Closing of International Domiciles at FRA-HK...e-lines-september-08-2020
September 5, 2020Labor Day MessageThe first Monday in September is the day we set aside in the United States to honor the contribution...labor-day-message
September 5, 2020Register to Vote! – It’s your Right.Your right and privilege to vote are not automatic, you must register to vote, and you must ensure y...register-to-vote-its-your-right
September 5, 2020Third (3rd) Trimester CBT is Now AvailableThe CBT for the third trimester is now available for completion and is required to be completed by,&...third-3rd-trimester-cbt-is-now-available
September 5, 20201-2-& 3-month Special COLAs - Deadline extended to September 11, 2020Flight Attendants interested in 1-, 2- or 3-month Special COLAs should place bids on file now. The b...1-2-3-month-special-colas-deadline-extended-to-september-11-2020
September 5, 2020Optional Eye and Face Protection Approved Beginning September 3Flight Attendants requesting the ability to wear eye protection and face shields will now have the o...optional-eye-and-face-protection-approved-beginning-september-3
September 5, 2020In Honor and Remembrance of September 11Each year, as the anniversary of September 11 approaches remembrance ceremonies are being planned in...in-honor-and-remembrance-of-september-11
September 5, 2020Save Our Jobs & Join #ReliefNow ActionsNothing and we do mean nothing, is more important to our livelihoods and the success of our airline ...save-our-jobs-join-reliefnow-actions
September 5, 2020LHR-based Flight Attendants Return to the Skies in OctoberWe are pleased to learn that our flying partners from London will return to the skies during the Oct...lhr-based-flight-attendants-return-to-the-skies-in-october
September 5, 2020Involuntary Furlough Letters – Clarifying to Avoid ConfusionInvoluntary Furlough letters have begun to arrive at the homes of our Members this past week. We are...involuntary-furlough-letters-clarifying-to-avoid-confusion
September 5, 2020October Advance Vacation Fly Through - Submit by September 5, 2020Flight Attendants interested in electing to fly through their October vacations are encouraged to re...october-advance-vacation-fly-through-submit-by-september-5-2020
September 4, 2020E-Lines: September 05, 2020October Advance Vacation Fly Through - Submit by September 5 -2020 at 10:00 AM HDT,Involuntary Furlo...e-lines-september-05-2020
September 2, 2020International Purser Surplus Process CompletedToday, the International Purser Surplus process was completed.  Should the CARES Act be extende...international-purser-surplus-process-completed
September 2, 2020Vacation Fly Through Deadline – September 5, 2020, at 10:00 AM HDTAs we have discussed, upon extension of the CARES Act, furloughs, partnerships, and IVFMP participat...vacation-fly-through-deadline-september-5-2020-at-1000-am-hdt
September 2, 2020Continuing Work on CARES Act Extension creates Uncertainty for October SchedulesThe status of the CARES Act extension is uncertain beyond September 30th.
continuing-work-on-cares-act-extension-creates-uncertainty-for-october-schedules
September 2, 2020CARES Act Payroll Support Program Extension – It Matters for all of us.Over the past several months, Flight Attendants and our industry have faced an unprecedented crisis ...cares-act-payroll-support-program-extension-it-matters-for-all-of-us
September 2, 2020IVFMP Participant List PostedAn updated IVFMP Participant list is now available.ivfmp-participant-list-posted
September 2, 2020Voluntary Furloughs awarded under IVFMP Letter of Agreement PostedThirteen-month voluntary furloughs awarded to Flight Attendants junior to the 5/18/1999 se...voluntary-furloughs-awarded-under-ivfmp-letter-of-agreement-posted
September 2, 2020Involuntary Furlough Letters – Clarifying to Avoid ConfusionInvoluntary Furlough letters have begun to arrive at the homes of our Members today.  The follo...involuntary-furlough-letters-clarifying-to-avoid-confusion
September 2, 2020October Special COLA Requests – Deadline Extended to 9/11 at 8:00AM CTOctober COLA Deadline Extendedoctober-special-cola-requests-deadline-extended-to-911-at-800am-ct
September 1, 2020E-Lines: September 02, 2020Voluntary Furloughs Awarded Under IVFMP Letter of Agreement Posted, IVFMP Participant List Posted,CA...e-lines-september-02-2020
September 1, 2020United Extends Back to Front boarding & Front to back deplaningIn April, United implemented back-to-front boarding and front-to-back deplaning to ensure social dis...united-extends-back-to-front-boarding-front-to-back-deplaning
September 1, 2020eFAOM Revision #33 is Now Available in Manuals AppeFAOM revision #33 is now available for download and becomes effective September 1, 2020.  ...efaom-revision-33-is-now-available-in-manuals-app
August 29, 2020Vacation Fly Through and Reserve Guarantee ReviewReserve Flight Attendants with September vacation period(s) who submitted a timely Advanced Vacation...vacation-fly-through-and-reserve-guarantee-review
August 29, 2020In Honor and Remembrance of September 11Each year, as the anniversary of September 11 approaches remembrance ceremonies are being planned in...in-honor-and-remembrance-of-september-11
August 29, 2020United Extends Revised Boarding ProcessThis past June the company announced back-to-front boarding and front-to-back deplaning process that...united-extends-revised-boarding-process
August 29, 2020Company to Award Additional September Special COLA Awards from WaitlistFlight Attendants still interested in the September Special Cola are encouraged to submit their requ...company-to-award-additional-september-special-cola-awards-from-waitlist
August 29, 2020Update on Benefits Premium Arrears for those on Leaves of AbsenceOver the past several months, we’ve heard from many of you about the challenges you have faced in ke...update-on-benefits-premium-arrears-for-those-on-leaves-of-absence
August 29, 2020Special COLA Posting ClarifiedLast evening, a notice advising Flight Attendants of the availability of varying length Special COLA...special-cola-posting-clarified
August 29, 2020MEC Officer Letter – Furlough Notices Being Sent this WeekFurlough notices have been sent to Flight Attendants who will be placed on involuntary furlough stat...mec-officer-letter-furlough-notices-being-sent-this-week
August 29, 2020MEC President Video Message - August 27, 2020Yesterday our United MEC President, Ken Diaz addressed the Membership to review the extraordinary ef...mec-president-video-message-august-27-2020
August 28, 2020Special COLA Posting ClarifiedLast evening, a notice advising Flight Attendants of the availability of varying length Special CO...special-cola-posting-clarified
August 28, 2020E-Lines: August 29, 2020MEC President Video Message August 27 - 2020,MEC Office Letter - Furlough Notices Being Sent this We...e-lines-august-29-2020
August 28, 2020Gobsmacked by 1, 3, 8 & 13 Month Special COLA OfferingsEveryone was shocked when Inflight Services sent notice to Flight Attendants that Special COLAs in...gobsmacked-by-1-3-8-13-month-special-cola-offerings
August 27, 2020MEC President Video Message - August 27, 2020United MEC President Ken Diaz addresses the Membershipmec-president-video-message-august-27-2020
August 27, 2020MEC President Video Message - August 27, 2020United MEC President Ken Diaz addresses the Membershipmec-president-video-message-august-27-2020
August 26, 2020White House Signals It Feels Pressure to Save Airline Jobs But Congress Must ActWhite House Signals It Feels Pressure to Save Airline Jobs But Congress Must Actwhite-house-signals-it-feels-pressure-to-save-airline-jobs-but-congress-must-act
August 25, 2020E-Lines: August 25, 2020Partnership Mitigation Awards, Involuntary Mitigation Program Awards, Tropical Storms Move into Gulf...e-lines-august-25-2020
August 25, 2020Passport Renewal ProcedureFlight Attendants in need of passport services will no longer be allowed scheduled appointments with...passport-renewal-procedure
August 25, 2020AFA Statement on Industry Furlough AnnouncementsWASHINGTON, DC (August 25, 2020) — Following the furlough announcements from United, Amer...afa-statement-on-industry-furlough-announcements
August 25, 2020September 11, 2020, Memorial Services and Remembrance PinsEach year as the anniversary of September 11 approaches Flight Attendants and Pilots across the syst...september-11-2020-memorial-services-and-remembrance-pins
August 25, 2020Special E-Lines: August 25, 2020IAH Positive Space travel 08-25 through 08-28special-e-lines-august-25-2020
August 23, 2020Special E-Lines: August 23, 2020Furlough Mitigation Partnership (FMP) Bids due by 8:00AM CT tomorrow August 24,Action Required: IV...special-e-lines-august-23-2020
August 21, 2020E-Lines: August 21, 2020Submission Deadlines for IVFMP and Partnership Mitigation Options, Transfer Awards Affecting FRA HKG...e-lines-august-21-2020
August 20, 2020Closing of International Domiciles at FRA, HKG and NRTAugust 18 & 19, the arbitration was presented before the System Board of Adjustmentclosing-of-international-domiciles-at-fra-hkg-and-nrt
August 20, 2020Questions Regarding Involuntary Furlough Mitigation Program (IVFMP)We understand many of you have questions and we are working to ensure answers to these questions are...questions-regarding-involuntary-furlough-mitigation-program-ivfmp
August 20, 2020Furlough-Mitigation Partnership Awards will Reduce Involuntary FurloughParticipation in the Furlough Mitigations Partnership Program shall be awarded in System Seniority o...furlough-mitigation-partnership-awards-will-reduce-involuntary-furlough
August 20, 2020September Special COLAs and Jobshareslight Attendants interested in a September COLA are encouraged to submit a request in CCS for the wa...september-special-colas-and-jobshares
August 20, 2020Reserve Restoration of Days Now Available on CCSReserve Flight Attendants assigned a line having more than 12 days off can now request restoration o...reserve-restoration-of-days-now-available-on-ccs
August 19, 2020System Reserve Meeting Report – July 2020The System Reserve Meeting with United Airlines was held over two sessions on July 22 and 23, 2020 v...system-reserve-meeting-report-july-2020
August 19, 2020E-Lines: August 19, 2020MEC 6-20 – Closing of International Domiciles at FRA - HKG and NRT, Questions Regarding Involuntary ...e-lines-august-19-2020
August 15, 2020Involuntary Furlough Mitigation ProgramToday, we’re pleased to announce that after considerable discussion, we’ve come up with an Involunta...involuntary-furlough-mitigation-program
August 15, 2020Special E-Lines: August 15, 2020 MEC President LetterMEC President Letterspecial-e-lines-august-15-2020
August 15, 2020Details about a new voluntary option for flight attendants subject to Involuntary FurloughA Joint Message from John Slater and Ken Diaz, A MEC President Letter,  A Letter of Agreement, ...details-about-a-new-voluntary-option-for-flight-attendants
August 14, 2020Contractual Voluntary Furlough Award Process CompletedThe contractual Voluntary Furlough Award under Section 18.A. of our Contract is now complete. This i...contractual-voluntary-furlough-award-process-completed
August 14, 2020E-Lines: August 14, 2020Contractual Voluntary Furlough Award Process Completed, Employee Assistance/Professional Standards, ...e-lines-august-14-2020
August 14, 2020Update on Our PSP Extension FightWe have to continue to demand a relief package now. Congressional staff is still working and leaders...update-on-our-psp-extension-fight
August 14, 2020MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF ReportThe Line Review (SWLOF) meeting for September 2020 line recommendations was held remotely due to the...mec-central-schedule-committee-swlof-report
August 13, 2020Special E-Lines: August 13, 2020Completion of Voluntary Furlough Bid Delayed

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August 12, 2020United CleanPlus Safety Measures Interaction with Quick TurnsElectrostatic sprayer (ESS) and quick turn tips for Flight Attendantsunited-cleanplus-safety-measures-interaction-with-quick-turns
August 12, 2020Cabin Jumpseat (CJA) and Non-Rev Etiquette Applies for Blocked SeatsA policy review for blocking additional customer seats located in close proximity to our jumpseatscabin-jumpseat-cja-and-non-rev-etiquette-applies-for-blocked-seats
August 12, 2020Known Crew Member (KCM) is Accessible Only for "Active" CrewmembersKCM status while on Special COLA known-crew-member-kcm-is-accessible-only-for-active-crewmembers
August 12, 2020MEC Central Schedule Committee (CSC) DSL Review ReportCentral Schedule Committee monthly schedule reportmec-central-schedule-committee-csc-dsl-review-report
August 12, 20209/11 Commemorative Memorial Remembrance PinThis month 9/11 memorial AFA pins will arrive in your local domicile911-commemorative-memorial-remembrance-pin
August 12, 2020Brazil Prohibits Personal PillowsMEC Safety, Health and Security Committeebrazil-prohibits-personal-pillows
August 12, 2020Register to Vote! – It’s your Right.MEC Government Affairs Committeeregister-to-vote-its-your-right
August 11, 2020E-Lines: August 11, 2020CARES Act Extension is Still Possible – CALL Now!, United CleanPlus Safety Measures Interaction with...e-lines-august-11-2020
August 9, 2020Special E-Lines: August 09, 2020Voluntary Furlough Bid Closes Tomorrow -August 10 -2020 at 8:00AM Central Timespecial-e-lines-august-09-2020
August 8, 2020Special E-Lines: August 08, 2020Tell your Senators and Representative that we need a COVID-19 relief bill now!special-e-lines-august-08-2020
August 8, 2020MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Reportmec-central-schedule-committee-dsl-report
August 7, 2020MEC President's Letter - August 7, 2020Our fast mobilization in March led to the passage of the CARES Act, including the aviation Payroll S...mec-presidents-letter-august-7-2020
August 6, 2020Special COLA Request Waitlist to be processed on Thursday, August 6, 2020September Special COLA waitlist information.special-cola-request-waitlist-to-be-processed-on-thursday-august-6-2020
August 6, 2020Voluntary Furlough Bidding Closes on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 8:00AM CTUnited management agrees to delay voluntary furlough bidding window.voluntary-furlough-bidding-closes-on-monday-august-10-2020-at-800am-ct
August 6, 2020Work Positions on Operational PairingsFlight attendant Position Bidding Supplement Guide, Established Staffing Guidelines, Staffing Sheets...work-positions-on-operational-pairings
August 6, 2020Passenger Consumption of Personal Alcohol while on the Aircraft is ProhibitedInformation on passenger consumption of personal alcohol on board United Airlines flights.passenger-consumption-of-personal-alcohol-while-on-the-aircraft-is-prohibited
August 6, 2020United Provides Guidance on the Use of Vented Masks to Employees and CustomersUpdated vented mask guidance for employees and customersunited-provides-guidance-on-the-use-of-vented-masks-to-employees-and-customers
August 6, 2020Submitting a Request for a Personal Drop (PD) or Personal Time Off (PTO)Personal Drop and Personal Time Off scheduling informationsubmitting-a-request-for-a-personal-drop-pd-or-personal-time-off-pto
August 6, 2020Keep Calling! Tell the Senate: Extend the CARES Act Payroll Support ProgramTell Congress to extend the aviation Payroll Support Program through March 31, 2021, to protect our ...keep-calling-tell-the-senate-extend-the-cares-act-payroll-support-program
August 6, 2020Mask Training Video Requirement Part of 3rd Trimester CBTThird trimester CBT on company's mask standardsmask-training-video-requirement-part-of-3rd-trimester-cbt
August 4, 2020E-Lines: August 04, 2020Special COLA Request Waitlist to be processed on 8/6/2020,Voluntary Furlough Bid Due by 8/10/2020,Wo...e-lines-august-04-2020
August 1, 2020Ensuring Proper Credit for Reserve Move-Up – Importance of the RM CodeReserve Move-Up Lines for the August bid month are being built and awarded now through August 4...ensuring-proper-credit-for-reserve-move-up-importance-of-the-rm-code
August 1, 2020Advance Vacation Fly Through for September – August 5, 2020Flight Attendants interested in electing to fly through their September vacations are encouraged to ...advance-vacation-fly-through-for-september-august-5-2020
August 1, 2020Drug and Alcohol Random Testing Procedures and CompensationOn April 12, 2019 your AFA Employee Assistance Program / Professional Standards Committee ...drug-and-alcohol-random-testing-procedures-and-compensation
August 1, 2020United Updates Social Distancing Policies in Collaborative Effort with AFAUnited, in coordination with the AFA MEC Safety, Health and Security Committee, has updated the temp...united-updates-social-distancing-policies-in-collaborative-effort-with-afa
August 1, 2020Final Notice - One Month Special COLAs for September 2020 Bids Close August 3rdThe Company will be offering a one-month Special COLA for the September 2020 schedule month.final-notice-one-month-special-colas-for-september-2020-bids-close-august-3rd
August 1, 2020Voluntary Furlough Bid Deadline Extended to August 10, 2020On Wednesday, United management agreed to delay the closing of the window to submit a bid ...voluntary-furlough-bid-deadline-extended-to-august-10-2020
August 1, 2020It’s Not Over -> Tell the Senate: Extend the CARES Act Payroll Support ProgramKeep up the pressure!  Phone calls are extremely important and have proven to be highly effecti...its-not-over-tell-the-senate-extend-the-cares-act-payroll-support-program
August 1, 2020United WARN(s) Pilots of Potential Increase to Furlough NumbersOne day after United agreed to extend the Flight Attendants Voluntary Furlough submission deadline,&...united-warns-pilots-of-potential-increase-to-furlough-numbers
August 1, 2020EAP Resources to Assist in Managing the Uncertainty of 2020As we all know, life is filled with uncertainty. As the saying goes, “Life is what happens when...eap-resources-to-assist-in-managing-the-uncertainty-of-2020
August 1, 2020Increase in Zero Value Lines due to Lack of CQ Presents Challenges to Crew PayAs a follow-up to our communication on the increased number of Flight Attendant schedules that did n...increase-in-zero-value-lines-due-to-lack-of-cq-presents-challenges-to-crew-pay
August 1, 2020United Provides WARN Information to AFAAs we reported early in July, United provided AFA with required WARN notices covering all of our Mem...united-provides-warn-information-to-afa
August 1, 2020United Announces Plans to Resume Service on (30) Intl Routes in SeptemberConsistent with United management’s conservative approach to restore service in light of the ever pr...united-announces-plans-to-resume-service-on-30-intl-routes-in-september
July 31, 2020MEC Reserve Committee Report - June, 2020The System Reserve Meeting with United Airlines was held on June 17, 2020.mec-reserve-committee-report-march-2020
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