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December 10, 2019“Read and Relax” - CAUSE Foundation Trip Drop ContestThe work of the CAUSE Foundation is critical to helping Flight Attendants in need.  That e...read-and-relax-cause-foundation-trip-drop-contest
December 10, 2019UChat Video Now Available in CCSUChat was developed to facilitate communication between Flight Attendants and to replace E-notes.uchat-video-now-available-in-ccs
December 10, 2019Reserve Day Off One Way Trades No Longer Require Crew Scheduling InterventionIn the past, once a Reserve Flight Attendant picked up a pairing on her/his days off, if she/he late...reserve-day-off-one-way-trades-no-longer-require-crew-scheduling-intervention
December 10, 2019Layover SafetyAs Safety Professionals, we know the importance of being aware of our surroundings to immediately id...layover-safety
December 10, 2019Approved Holiday AdornmentDuring the month of December to celebrate the holiday season, Flight Attendants may wear one holiday...approved-holiday-adornment
December 10, 2019Flight Attendant Instant Vacation Trades with Open Time Opened December 5The remaining vacation allocations were posted as of December 4, 2019 and instant vacation trading o...flight-attendant-instant-vacation-trades-with-open-time-opened-december-5
December 10, 2019February 2020 One Month COLAs & Job Share AvailabilityInflight Scheduling has determined that there will be an opportunity to award One-Month COLAs and Jo...february-2020-one-month-colas-job-share-availability
December 10, 2019SEA Satellite Base Bid – Now OpenOn November 11, 2019 the company announced the opening of additional satellite bases In Austin, TX, ...sea-satellite-base-bid-now-open
December 10, 2019Transfers Awarded to AUS, FLL & TPA Satellite Bases Drive Transfer OpportunitiesTransfers were awarded today to the recently announced satellite bases at AUS, FLL & TPA. &...transfers-awarded-to-aus-fll-tpa-satellite-bases-drive-transfer-opportunities
December 10, 2019E-Lines: December 11, 2019Position Bidding Enhancement on Monthly Line Bid Screen,Layover Safety and the Importance of Situati...e-lines-december-11-2019
December 6, 2019Leadership changes at United Airlines - Charting a Course for our FutureAFA Thanks Munoz for Leading United Out of Its Darkest Times and Looks Forward to Working with Scott...leadership-changes-at-united-airlines-charting-a-course-for-our-future
December 6, 2019RX Designator Code in Flight Attendant ScheduleA variety of CCS Codes are used by the company to note changes or “place hold” information in a Flig...rx-designator-code-in-flight-attendant-schedule
December 6, 2019Satellite Base Transfer Requests Due by December 6 at 0800 CTFlight Attendants interested in requesting a transfer to one of the recently announced satellite bas...satellite-base-transfer-requests-due-by-december-6-at-0800-ct
December 6, 2019December 5 Vacation Instant Trades with Open TimeInstant vacation trades open on December 5, 2019 for the 2020 vacation year.december-5-vacation-instant-trades-with-open-time
December 6, 2019First Trimester CQ 2020 CBT Requirement Now AvailableDecember 1, 2019 officially marks the beginning of the 2020 CQ year. The company announced on Novemb...first-trimester-cq-2020-cbt-requirement-now-available
December 6, 2019Reserve Christmas Wish List now OpenReserve Christmas Wish List (CWL) is a Reserve assignment procedure that is provided for in Section ...reserve-christmas-wish-list-now-open
December 6, 2019Month-End Adjustment to be -3:00/+5:00Effective December 5, 2019, the month-end conflict provision of Section 7.E.7.c. will be implemented...month-end-adjustment-to-be-300500
December 6, 2019E-Lines: December 06, 2019Transfers to AUS - FLL & TPA Satellite Bases Drive Other Transfer Opportunities,SEA Satellite Ba...e-lines-december-06-2019
December 3, 2019E-Lines: December 03, 2019Month-End Adjustments to be -3:00/+5:00 – One United November 26 2019, Reserve Christmas Wish...e-lines-december-03-2019
December 1, 2019Reserve Christmas Wish List – Open as of December 1, 2019Reserve Christmas Wish List (CWL) is a Reserve assignment procedure that is provided for in Section ...reserve-christmas-wish-list
November 29, 2019E-Lines: November 29, 2019Reserve Christmas Wish List Now Available, January 2020 Operational Vacation Fly Through Available a...e-lines-november-29-2019
November 29, 2019Day-at-a Time VacationUnder the provisions of Section 12.J. of our Collective Bargaining Agreement, Flight Attendants have...day-at-a-time-vacation
November 29, 2019Commuter Program ClarificationAs we approach the start of the Winter travel season, if you are a commuter we recommend that you re...commuter-program-clarification
November 29, 2019Uniform Points Expiration & Discounted Item AvailabilityAs a reminder, 2019 uniform points expire on December 31, 2019 and will not roll over for use in the...uniform-points-expiration-discounted-item-availability
November 29, 2019Last Day! ACSIA Long-Term Insurance Deadline November 30 2019As a reminder, the window for enrolling in Long-Term Care Insurance will close November 30, 2019. Th...last-day-acsia-long-term-insurance-deadline-november-30-2019
November 29, 2019Holiday Period Attendance RemindersAbsence Certificate Required during December 20, 2019 – January 4, 2020 periodAs required under the ...holiday-period-attendance-reminders
November 29, 2019Vacation Rules Apply When Trading: Crossing Bid Month MinimumsAs we approach the close of the Seniority Trade window for Vacations, we remind you that all Vacatio...vacation-rules-apply-when-trading-crossing-bid-month-minimums
November 29, 2019Vacation Seniority Trade with Open TimeFlight Attendants interested in creating an Open Time Trade by Seniority request have until November...vacation-seniority-trade-with-open-time
November 29, 2019New! – Trimester 1 CQ 2020 CBT Requirement – December 1, 2019The first trimester CQ will begin as of midnight Central Time, December 1, 2019 and must be complete...new-trimester-1-cq-2020-cbt-requirement-december-1-2019
November 29, 2019January 2020 Operational Vacation Fly Through Available as of November 30We’ve received a number of questions about the current inability to indicate a desire to Fly Through...january-2020-operational-vacation-fly-through-available-as-of-november-30
November 29, 2019Reserve Christmas Wish List – Open as of December 1, 2019Reserve Christmas Wish List (CWL) is a Reserve assignment procedure that is provided for in Section ...reserve-christmas-wish-list
November 28, 2019E-Lines: November 28, 2019Wishing you a Joyous Thanksgiving!e-lines-november-28-2019
November 28, 2019Wishing you a Joyous Thanksgiving!We gather at this time of year to be thankful not only for that which we have, the families we cheri...wishing-you-a-joyous-thanksgiving
November 27, 2019Unite Here ProtestThe Holiday Season should be a time of joy and celebration but for many of our Sisters and Brothers ...unite-here-protest
November 27, 2019Union Made ThanksgivingThanksgiving is celebrated this Thursday, November 28, 2019. Whether you celebrate with a Turkey and...union-made-thanksgiving
November 27, 201910 Hours Rest Is Law: Implement NowOur efforts to secure 10 hours minimum rest under the law was successful in October 2018—closing a s...10-hours-rest-is-law-implement-now
November 27, 2019Move-Up Line - Removing Name from Move-up ListReserve Move-Up Lines are built by the company from the first through the fifth day of the bid month...move-up-line-removing-name-from-move-up-list
November 27, 2019Reminder - Satellite Base Transfer Bidding Closes December 6, 2019As a reminder, bidding for the recently announced vacancies at the AUS, FLL, and TPA satellite bases...reminder-satellite-base-transfer-bidding-closes-december-6-2019
November 27, 2019Liquid, Aerosol & Gel Restrictions from Port of Spain (Trinidad & Tobago)Flight Attendants with scheduled layovers in Port of Spain (POS) should be aware of a recent change ...liquid-aerosol-gel-restrictions-from-port-of-spain-trinidad-tobago
November 27, 2019Procedures for Harassment and/or Sexual Assault on Our AircraftAs Flight Attendants, our primary objectives and training pertain to the safety and security of our ...procedures-for-harassment-andor-sexual-assault-on-our-aircraft
November 27, 2019Pass Travel Enrollment 2020Annual Pass Travel election changes for the 2020 calendar year open in early December. Beginning Dec...pass-travel-enrollment-2020
November 27, 20192020 Vacation Allocations and Seniority Trading2020 Vacation Awards have been posted.  Allocations for vacation trades are available on CCS. F...2020-vacation-allocations-and-seniority-trading
November 26, 2019Pass Travel Enrollment 2020Annual Pass Travel election changes for the 2020 calendar year open in early December. Beginning Dec...pass-travel-enrollment-2020
November 26, 2019E-Lines: November 26, 20192020 Vacation Allocations and Seniority Trading, Pass Travel Enrollment: 2020, Liquid -Aerosol ...e-lines-november-26-2019
November 26, 2019MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Reportmec-central-schedule-committee-dsl-report
November 23, 2019Satellite Base Transfer Bidding Closes December 6, 2019As a reminder, bidding for the recently announced vacancies at the AUS, FLL, and TPA satellite bases...satellite-base-transfer-bidding-closes-december-6-2019
November 23, 2019Flu Shots Still Available 2020Cold and flu season is upon us. For many of us, one form of prevention is through the administration...flu-shots-still-available-2020
November 23, 2019MEC Central Schedule Committee Report (CSC)Central Schedule Committee’s most recent DSL Review REPORT detailing their activities in t...mec-central-schedule-committee-report-csc
November 23, 2019Special Purpose Flights2019 has seen a number of inaugural flights to new destinations. The start of service to new destina...special-purpose-flights
November 23, 2019New! – Trimester 1 CQ 2020 CBT RequirementCQ 2019 concludes at the end of November. New for 2020, the company announced November 6, 2019 ...new-trimester-1-cq-2020-cbt-requirement
November 23, 2019Attendance Bonus Point for 2019-2020By mutual agreement with AFA to supplement the language in Section 23.F. of our Contract, Flight Att...attendance-bonus-point-for-2019-2020
November 23, 2019Christmas Holiday Sick Call NotificationIn Accordance with the Section 13.C.4 of our Contract, the company will require an Absence Cert...christmas-holiday-sick-call-notification
November 22, 2019E-Lines: November 22, 2019Christmas Holiday Sick Call Notification 2019, Attendance Bonus Point for 2019, New! – Trim...e-lines-november-22-2019
November 22, 2019ACSIA Partners United Long-Term Insurance Deadline November 30, 2019As a reminder, the enrollment window for those interested in enrolling in Long-Term Care Insurance h...acsia-partners-united-long-term-insurance-deadline-november-30-2019
November 20, 2019Hot2Cold Winter is HereLast week a burst of cold temperatures swept across the country causing many locations to experience...hot2cold-winter-is-here
November 20, 2019737 MAX Out of Service until March 5, 2020United has decided to pull MAX flights out of schedule until March 5, 2020. During this period, Unit...737-max-out-of-service-until-march-5-2020
November 20, 2019Releasing Sick Leave Pairings Prior to Eight (8) Hours Before DepartureWhen a Flight Attendant calls on sick leave for a trip pairing, the Company will put that ...releasing-sick-leave-pairings-prior-to-eight-8-hours-before-departure
November 20, 2019Lost, Stolen or Surrendered Passport ProceduresFlight Attendants are required to carry their passport while on any flight assignment. When a Flight...lost-stolen-or-surrendered-passport-procedures
November 20, 2019End of Month Conflict (EOM)/ Month to Month Line Adjustment Process ReviewEnd of month adjustments are necessary when a Flight Attendant’s new month schedule conflicts with t...end-of-month-conflict-eom-month-to-month-line-adjustment-process-review
November 20, 2019November Contractual Paid Holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Labor Thanksgiving Day NRTFlight assignments flown from all United States domiciles & GUM over the U.S. Thanksgiving Day h...november-contractual-paid-holidays-thanksgiving-day-labor-thanksgiving-day-nrt
November 20, 2019Seniority Trading Vacations Begins November 24 - It’s Time to Review!Second Round Vacation bidding awards will be posted on CCS no later than November 20, 2018. seniority-trading-vacations-begins-november-24-its-time-to-review
November 20, 2019Vacations Encompassed by a Leave of AbsenceVacations Encompassed by a Leave of Absence shall be treated in the following manner:vacations-encompassed-by-a-leave-of-absence
November 20, 2019Second Round 2020 Vacation Awards Now Available in CCSSecond round 2020 Vacation Awards are now available for viewing in CCS. To view your 2020 vacat...second-round-2020-vacation-awards-now-available-in-ccs
November 20, 2019Reserve Preferencing Training Resource Page – Now Available!We are pleased to announce the official launch of the Reserve Preference System support page on the ...reserve-preferencing-training-resource-page-now-available
November 20, 2019Changes Coming to Sao Paulo Layover HotelFor some time now, AFA and the company have had an ongoing dispute regarding the layover facility th...changes-coming-to-sao-paulo-layover-hotel
November 19, 2019E-Lines: November 19, 2019Changes Coming to Sao Paulo Layover Hotel,Reserve Preferencing Training Resource Page – Now Availabl...e-lines-november-19-2019
November 15, 2019E-Lines: November 15, 2019December 2019 – One- and Three-Month Special COLAs Awarded, Round Two Vacation Bidding Closes a...e-lines-november-15-2019
November 15, 2019Bridge the Gap – Join us at Washington Reagan Airport on November 19, 2019Flight Attendants, whether at mainline or regional air carriers, are aviation’s first responders...bridge-the-gap-join-us-at-washington-reagan-airport-on-november-19-2019
November 15, 2019Transgender Awareness Week >> Transgender Day of RemembranceTransgender Awareness Week is typically observed during the second week of November and is a one-w...transgender-awareness-week-transgender-day-of-remembrance
November 15, 2019Reserve Preferencing Interface Tutorials “Sneak Peak”In anticipation of the full release of Reserve Preference Interface tutorials next Tuesday, we hav...reserve-preferencing-interface-tutorials-sneak-peak
November 15, 2019Verify Pay for Vacation Fly ThroughIt’s important to remember that it often takes less time to avoid a payroll error, oversight or om...verify-pay-for-vacation-fly-through
November 15, 2019Flight Attendant Checked Baggage InformationAs we approach the traditionally busy holiday flying seasons of Thanksgiving and Christmas, holida...flight-attendant-checked-baggage-information
November 15, 2019International SOS Medical AssistanceUnited Airlines contracts with International SOS to provide security and medical assistance to its...international-sos-medical-assistance
November 15, 2019Updating your Personal Information on Flying TogetherAs Professional Flight Attendants, we take pride in the work we do and the many efforts we make ...updating-your-personal-information-on-flying-together
November 15, 2019Hotel Accommodation Requirements in Delay SituationsWhile delays are always a possibility in our line of work, unexpected and early winter weather c...hotel-accommodation-requirements-in-delay-situations
November 15, 2019Kombucha Tea - To Drink or Not to DrinkCommercial Kombucha Tea is typically sold and labeled as “non-alcoholic”. However, this does no...kombucha-tea-to-drink-or-not-to-drink
November 15, 2019Waiver of Transfer Inhibits for Satellite Base – Impact on Transfer ListsIn an effort to ensure everyone has an equal opportunity to participate in the upcoming satellite ...waiver-of-transfer-inhibits-for-satellite-base-impact-on-transfer-lists
November 15, 2019Round Two Vacation Bidding Closes at 0800 HDT Tomorrow, November 16, 2019Second Round 2020 Vacation Bidding closes tomorrow, November 16, 2019 (0800 HDT).round-two-vacation-bidding-closes-at-0800-hdt-tomorrow-november-16-2019
November 15, 2019December 2019 – One- and Three-Month Special COLAs AwardedThe company has awarded 671 one- and three-month Special COLAs for the December 2019 Flight Attend...december-2019-one-and-three-month-special-colas-awarded
November 13, 2019New Hire Training Flights: Set an Example and Wear your AFA pinUnited recently announced their plans for hiring over the next few years. As our newest Sisters an...new-hire-training-flights-set-an-example-and-wear-your-afa-pin
November 13, 2019Working Crew Members & Thanksgiving Holiday Buddy Pass TravelersAs a reminder, during the Thanksgiving holiday, United Flight Attendants and mainline pilots who ...working-crew-members-thanksgiving-holiday-buddy-pass-travelers
November 13, 2019Interruption of Reserve Legal Rest while at HomeReserve Legal Rest (at home domicile) is provided for under Sections 8.I.3.a. of our Contract.interruption-of-reserve-legal-rest-while-at-home
November 13, 2019Vacation Bidding: Crossing Bid MonthsAs Flight Attendants prepare to make their second round Vacation Bids we remind you that you have ...vacation-bidding-crossing-bid-months
November 13, 2019Round Two Vacation Bidding Closes Saturday, November 16, 2019Reminder, Second Round Vacation bidding for 2020 closes this Saturday, November 16, 2019, at 0800 Ho...round-two-vacation-bidding-closes-saturday-november-16-2019
November 13, 2019New Satellite Bases: AUS, FLL, TPA, SEAOn November 11, 2019 the company announced the opening of additional satellite bases In Austin, TX...new-satellite-bases-aus-fll-tpa-sea
November 13, 2019Long-Term Care deadline extended until November 30, 2019For those interested in enrolling in Long-Term Care Insurance, United has extended the open enroll...long-term-care-deadline-extended-until-november-30-2019
November 12, 2019E-Lines: November 12, 2019Long-Term Care Enrollment deadline extended until November 30 - 2019, New Satellite Bases: AUS -...e-lines-november-12-2019
November 11, 2019MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Report
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November 11, 2019Inflight Management Announces Four New Satellite LocationsNew Satellites Announced for AUS, FLL, SEA & TPA
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November 8, 2019E-Lines: November 08, 2019Employee Assistance/Professional Standards Program Training Concludes, Category One Local Counc...e-lines-november-08-2019
November 8, 2019Honoring our Veterans- Monday, November 11In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed the “11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month” as...honoring-our-veterans-monday-november-11
November 8, 2019CQ 2020 ChangesAs CQ 2019 concludes the end of this month of November, the company announced in Inflight Services W...cq-2020-changes
November 8, 2019MEC Reserve Committee ReportThe MEC Reserve Committee’s October 2019 report detailing the activities of the Reserve Committee ha...mec-reserve-committee-report
November 8, 2019Transfers Awarded for January 2020 Bid Month – Action Required!On November 6, 2019, the company awarded 471 Flight Attendant transfers to BOS, DEN, EWR, GUM, IAH...transfers-awarded-for-january-2020-bid-month-action-required
November 8, 2019Round 2 Vacation Bidding is Now OpenSecondary (Round Two) Vacation bidding is now open. Flight Attendants will have until November 16,...round-2-vacation-bidding-is-now-open
November 8, 2019Category One Local Council Elections ResultsCategory 1 Local Council Elections concluded this week. The following Flight Attendants were elect...category-one-local-council-elections-results
November 8, 2019Employee Assistance/Professional Standards Program Training ConcludesThis week, fourteen (14) dedicated volunteer Members from around the system attended our MEC Annua...employee-assistanceprofessional-standards-program-training-concludes
November 5, 2019E-Lines: November 05, 2019January 2020 One Month COLAs & Job Share Availability,Second Round Vacation Bidding Begins Frida...e-lines-november-05-2019
November 5, 2019We Support Delta Flight Attendant Efforts to Join AFAThousands of Flight Attendants at Delta Air Lines have asked AFA to join them in efforts to become f...we-support-delta-flight-attendant-efforts-to-join-afa
November 5, 2019CWA Joe Beirne Foundation’s 2020-2021 ScholarshipCWA has announced the application process for the CWA Joe Beirne Foundation’s scholarship for the 20...cwa-joe-beirne-foundations-2020-2021-scholarship
November 5, 2019The Cause Foundation® - Making Your Holiday Purchases Count!Candy cane scarves & ties for the holiday are available through November & December.the-cause-foundation-making-your-holiday-purchases-count
November 5, 20192019 Uniform Points Do Not Carry Over into New YearWe’re reaching that time of year where it’s necessary to begin to think about ensuring any unused Un...2019-uniform-points-do-not-carry-over-into-new-year
November 5, 2019Central Schedule Committee (CSC) Reports – January 2019Central Schedule Committee’s most recent reports detailing their activities in the development of th...central-schedule-committee-csc-reports-january-2019
November 5, 2019Second Round Vacation Bidding Begins November 8, 2019Second Round Vacation bidding for 2020 begins Friday, November 8, 2019 at 0800 (HDT). Bids Close on ...second-round-vacation-bidding-begins-november-8-2019
November 5, 2019January 2020 One Month COLAs & Job Share AvailabilityInflight Scheduling has determined that there will be an opportunity to award One-Month COLAs and Jo...january-2020-one-month-colas-job-share-availability
November 2, 2019CCS IT Outage Planned for November 3, 2019 – Plan AccordinglyFor your planning purposes, an IT outage is planned for CCS on Sunday, November 3 from 0100 to 0215 ...ccs-it-outage-planned-for-november-3-2019-plan-accordingly
November 2, 2019Working Crew Members Thanksgiving Holiday Season Buddy Pass TravelersUnited Flight Attendants and Pilots who are working crew members will have the ability to travel wit...working-crew-members-thanksgiving-holiday-season-buddy-pass-travelers
November 2, 2019Early Boarding – Customer Boarding ReviewWe continue to receive reports and questions regarding efforts on the part of Customer Service perso...early-boarding-customer-boarding-review
November 2, 2019Reviewing your Electronic Work History in CCSFlight Attendants are reminded of the importance of reviewing your Electronic Work History periodica...reviewing-your-electronic-work-history-in-ccs
November 2, 2019Can I Be Re-directed from my Bid Position for the Duration of a Flight?The International Purser/Purser is the designated onboard leader on the aircraft and she/he is respo...can-i-be-re-directed-from-my-bid-position-for-the-duration-of-a-flight
November 2, 2019UChat App Available as of September 30, 2019The new Flight Attendant communication app, UChat, was pushed to our links on September 30, 2019.&nb...uchat-app-available-as-of-september-30-2019
November 2, 2019November Contractual Holidays:U.S. Thanksgiving Day, Labor Thanksgiving Day NRTOur Contract stipulates that Flight Attendants receive additional pay for flight assignments flown o...november-contractual-holidaysus-thanksgiving-day-labor-thanksgiving-day-nrt
November 2, 2019Local Council Election ReminderBelow is a list of the Local Councils included in Election Category I. If you have not received your...local-council-election-reminder
November 2, 2019Reserves can now Block-In Electronically via CCSEffective October 30, 2019, at 2345 Central Time, Reserve Flight Attendants will be able to block in...reserves-can-now-block-in-electronically-via-ccs
November 2, 2019No Bid versus an Insufficient Vacation Bid AwardNow that First Round 2020 vacation awards are available, one of the most common questions asked is a...no-bid-versus-an-insufficient-vacation-bid-award
November 2, 20192020 First Round Vacation Awards Now Available in CCSFirst round 2020 Vacation Awards have been completed and are now available for viewing in CCS. ...2020-first-round-vacation-awards-now-available-in-ccs
November 2, 2019Daylight Savings Time Ends Sunday, November 3 at 0200 for United States & CanadaFall back one hour on Sunday, November 3 at 2:00 AM as the United States and Canada observe the...daylight-savings-time-ends-sunday-november-3-at-0200-for-united-states-canada
November 1, 2019MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Reportcentral-schedule-committee-dsl-report
November 1, 2019E-Lines: November 01, 2019Daylight Savings Time Ends Sunday - November 3 at 0200 for the United States & Canada, 2020 ...e-lines-november-01-2019
October 31, 2019MEC Reserve Committee Meeting Report - October, 2019MEC Reserve Committee Meeting Report - October, 2019mec-reserve-committee-meeting-report-october-2019
October 30, 2019Union Made Candy – Halloween FavoritesHalloween is celebrated this Thursday, October 31, 2019. As we celebrate this holiday, we have the a...union-made-candy-halloween-favorites
October 30, 2019TAKE ACTION: Stop Toxic Fumes Onboard!Our workspace is shared with the traveling public.  In that space today, crews and passengers a...take-action-stop-toxic-fumes-onboard
October 30, 2019Flight Attendants Applaud FAA Move to Include Naloxone OnboardIn response to AFA's advocacy and with the assistance and support of Members of Congress, the Federa...flight-attendants-applaud-faa-move-to-include-naloxone-onboard
October 30, 2019United Flight Attendants Rejoin ISAPack on October 17, 2019, United Vice President of Inflight, John Slater announced on Flying Tog...united-flight-attendants-rejoin-isap
October 30, 2019Release of Sick Leave Pairings in Advance of 8hrs to DepartureMany Flight Attendants may be surprised to learn that sick leave pairings from their monthly fl...release-of-sick-leave-pairings-in-advance-of-8hrs-to-departure
October 30, 2019Random Drug and Alcohol Testing ProceduresEarlier this year your AFA Employee Assistance/Professional Standards Committee published ...random-drug-and-alcohol-testing-procedures
October 30, 2019Reminder - Effective October 30, 2019 - Reserve Block-In via CCSReserve Flight Attendants will have the ability to block in electronically via CCS, effective Octobe...reminder-effective-october-30-2019-reserve-block-in-via-ccs
October 30, 2019First Round Vacation Bids Close Thursday, October 31, 2019First-round vacation bidding is now open for all domiciles until October 31, 2019 at 0800 Home domic...first-round-vacation-bids-close-thursday-october-31-2019
October 30, 2019Our Official AFA Pin is Now WhiteAt the Fall 2019 Regular Meeting, the United Master Executive Council acted to restore our tradition...our-official-afa-pin-is-now-white
October 30, 2019MEC 6-19 – SustainedMEC 6-19 was filed on May 24, 2019 when the Company assigned Flight Attendants outside the parameter...mec-6-19-sustained
October 29, 2019E-Lines: October 29, 2019MEC 6-19 Sustained, Our Official AFA Pin is Now White, First Round Vacation Bids Close Thursda...e-lines-october-29-2019
October 25, 2019Vacation Relief Line Award (VRL) During Scheduled Vacation MonthThere have been a number of questions from Flight Attendants who have been awarded or who have seen ...vacation-relief-line-award-vrl-during-scheduled-vacation-month
October 25, 2019E-Lines: October 25, 2019Fall 2019 Regular MEC Meeting Concludes in Chicago, United MEC Acts to Return Our Official AFA Pi...e-lines-october-25-2019
October 25, 2019iOS Freeze Remains in EffectFlight Attendants are reminded not to update their Link devices to an iOS 13 version as the freeze...ios-freeze-remains-in-effect
October 25, 2019FlightPAC – Our Power to Influence on the HillThe power of our Union comes from the support of its Members. Our Government Affairs committee ens...flightpac-our-power-to-influence-on-the-hill
October 25, 2019Vacation Relief Line Award (VRL) During Scheduled Vacation MonthThere have been a number of questions from Flight Attendants who have been awarded or who have see...vacation-relief-line-award-vrl-during-scheduled-vacation-month
October 25, 2019Reserve Block in via CCS becomes Effective at 2345 October 30, 2019This past week the company announce that Reserve Flight Attendants will have the ability to block ...reserve-block-in-via-ccs-becomes-effective-at-2345-october-30-2019
October 25, 2019Travel versus Settling Time When TransferringRecent transfer activity over the past couple of weeks has resulted in a number of questions about...travel-versus-settling-time-when-transferring
October 25, 2019Make-Up Sick LeaveOur Contract contains provisions, very important income protection provisions, for Sick and Occupati...make-up-sick-leave
October 25, 2019First Round Vacation Bids are OpenThe first-round vacation bidding is now open for all domiciles and will remain open until October ...first-round-vacation-bids-are-open
October 25, 2019United MEC Acts to Return Our Official AFA Pin WhiteOur Union pin is a symbol of solidarity and while all the various ways we show strength and unity ...united-mec-acts-to-return-our-official-afa-pin-white
October 25, 2019Fall 2019 Regular MEC Meeting Concludes in ChicagoThe Fall 2019 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council (MEC) concluded on October 23...fall-2019-regular-mec-meeting-concludes-in-chicago
October 24, 2019Extension to Annual Benefits Open Enrollment until 1159p, Monday, 10/28/19United will extend Annual Benefits Open Enrollment for those active employees who have not  com...extension-to-annual-benefits-open-enrollment-until-1159p-monday-102919
October 23, 2019E-Lines: October 23, 2019Day One – Fall 2019 Regular Meeting of the United MEC, United AFA Flight Attendants Stand in Solid...e-lines-october-23-2019
October 23, 2019Tell Your Member of Congress to Support the PRO ActWhen workers stand together to organize, mobilize, and strike we can build power and win the wages, ...tell-your-member-of-congress-to-support-the-pro-act
October 23, 2019Bonus Bucks Registration Extension Deadline - October 23, 2019On October 9, 2019 United Airlines released a clarification on the two-step registration p...bonus-bucks-registration-extension-deadline-october-23-2019
October 23, 2019Reserve Move-up Lines and Sacred Days with VacationAs we prepare for Vacation bidding 2020, we offer a timely reminder of how sacred days, that is, day...reserve-move-up-lines-and-sacred-days-with-vacation
October 23, 2019Hotel & Transportations Issues – Avoid United Voices & Use AFA Reporting PortalFurther, reporting issues via Social Media is not an effective way to have your voice heard. hotel-transportations-issues-avoid-united-voices-use-afa-reporting-portal
October 23, 2019Long Term Sick Leave Pay Options Available on CCS Bidding ScreenFlight Attendants who are expected to be on sick leave for a full month and whose pay is drawn from ...long-term-sick-leave-pay-options-available-on-ccs-bidding-screen
October 23, 2019Contact Information for Voluntary Supplemental Insurance BrokersContact information for the brokers who provided voluntary supplemental insurance policies during la...contact-information-for-voluntary-supplemental-insurance-brokers
October 23, 2019One-Month and Three-Month Special COLAs Available with December Bid MonthLast week’s edition of E-Lines contained a typographical error in regard to the duration of the of t...one-month-and-three-month-special-colas-available-with-december-bid-month
October 23, 2019Open Enrollment- Elect your 2020 Health BenefitsFlight Attendants are reminded to make their annual benefit selections by this Friday, October 25, 2...open-enrollment-elect-your-2020-health-benefits
October 23, 2019Contractual Adoption LeaveUnited Flight Attendants planning to adopt a child are encouraged to review our industry leading opt...contractual-adoption-leave
October 23, 2019First Round Vacation Bidding Now OpenFirst round vacation allocations were available as of 11:00 CT this morning for all domiciles. ...first-round-one-vacation-bidding-now-open
October 23, 2019United AFA Stand in Solidarity with Chicago Teachers Union & SEIUoday, the Members of the United Master Executive Council spent the morning on the picket line with C...united-afa-stand-in-solidarity-with-chicago-teachers-union-seiu
October 23, 2019Day One – Fall 2019 Regular Meeting of the United MECThe first day of the two-day Fall Meeting of the United Master Executive Council (MEC) began in Chic...day-one-fall-2019-regular-meeting-of-the-united-mec
October 18, 2019E-Lines: October 18, 2019Fall Regular Meeting of the United MEC ,One-Month and Three-Month Special COLAs Available with Dece...e-lines-october-18-2019
October 18, 2019STRIKE ALERT: Chicago Public School Teachers and Workers are on strike!The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU), SEIU Local 73 school support staff and Park District workers went ...strike-alert-chicago-public-school-teachers-and-workers-are-on-strike
October 18, 2019United Projects Higher Full Year Profit Sharing PaymentsOn the heels of Tuesday’s third quarter financial performance announcement, the company has pub...united-projects-higher-full-year-profit-sharing-payments
October 18, 2019Human Trafficking Vigilance as Football Season Kicks OffAs Flight Attendants, we are uniquely positioned to potentially identify human traffickers and assis...human-trafficking-vigilance-as-football-season-kicks-off
October 18, 2019Bonus Bucks Registration Extended to October 23, 2019Flight Attendants should recently have completed company required Computer Based Training (CBT). As ...bonus-bucks-registration-extended-to-october-23-2019
October 18, 2019Calling On & Calling Off Sick LeaveAs we enter the cold and flu season, we encourage everyone to consider taking advantage of our negot...calling-on-calling-off-sick-leave
October 18, 2019Revision #30 Effective Date - November 1, 2019Revision #30 is now availablewith an effective date of November 1, 2019.Flight Attendants are encour...revision-30-effective-date-november-1-2019
October 18, 2019Contract Changes Affect Line ConstructionSince October 2018 when the Flight Attendant operation was merged and the development of Flight Atte...contract-changes-affect-line-construction
October 18, 2019Benefits Training Concludes in ChicagoThis week, volunteers from Local Councils across the system successfully completed two classes condu...benefits-training-concludes-in-chicago
October 18, 2019Vision PlansThis year, two former vision plans, Superior Vision and the standard VSP Plans, will not be offered....vision-plans
October 18, 2019Healthy Rewards PPO and Changes to HRA AccountBeginning on January 1, 2020, participants in the Health Rewards PPO, will have a $4,800 cap on the ...healthy-rewards-ppo-and-changes-to-hra-account
October 18, 2019Annual Benefits Open Enrollment - through October 25, 2019Open Enrollment began October 7 and will close on October 25, 2019. Flight Attendants can enroll onl...annual-benefits-open-enrollment-through-october-25-2019
October 18, 2019One-Month and Three-Month Special COLAs Available with December Bid MonthInflight Scheduling has determined that there will be an opportunity to award one month and three-mo...one-month-and-three-month-special-colas-available-with-december-bid-month
October 18, 2019Fall Regular Meeting of the United MECThe Fall Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council (MEC) will take place October 22 – 2...fall-regular-meeting-of-the-united-mec
October 15, 2019E-Lines: October 15, 2019United Releases Third Quarter Financial Performance Results, Annual Vacation Bidding, Fall Reg...e-lines-october-15-2019
October 15, 2019Three Distinct Types of Reassignment per JCBA Section 7.Q.Our Contract provides for three distinct types of reassignment scenarios and each of the three have ...three-distinct-types-of-reassignment-per-jcba-section-7q
October 15, 2019“What is my work position?”Understanding how to read a pairing and to understand the corresponding work-position eliminates u...what-is-my-work-position
October 15, 2019November 2019 Paid Holidays – NRT, GUM & All U.S. BasesOur Contract stipulates that in addition to all other compensation, Flight Attendants receive addi...november-2019-paid-holidays-nrt-gum-all-us-bases
October 15, 2019Annual Benefits Open Enrollment - through October 25Open Enrollment for active employees began October 7 and will close on October 25, 2019. Flight At...annual-benefits-open-enrollment-through-october-25
October 15, 2019Fall Regular Meeting of the United MEC - October 22 – 23, 2019 in ChicagoThe Fall Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council (MEC) will take place October 22 –...fall-regular-meeting-of-the-united-mec-october-22-23-2019-in-chicago
October 15, 2019Annual Vacation BiddingVacation Elections (Flex days, Buy Back, 401(k) deferral) closed this morning, October 15, 2019 08...annual-vacation-bidding
October 15, 2019United Releases Third Quarter Financial Performance ResultsUnited’s third-quarter net income jumped nearly 23% to more than $1.02 billion from the year-earli...united-releases-third-quarter-financial-performance-results
October 11, 2019E-Lines: October 11, 2019Background on MEC Settlements,737 MAX – Grounded Through January 6 - 2020, Welcome New Hire Cl...e-lines-october-11-2019
October 11, 2019Network Operations Center (NOC) Monitoring Typhoon Hagibis – Stay SafeSuper typhoon, Hagibis is expected to pass near Tokyo, Japan, Saturday night into Sunday. United’s...network-operations-center-noc-monitoring-typhoon-hagibis-stay-safe
October 11, 2019Creating Awareness – Aircraft that Overnight at Non-Hub Locations As a reminder, when arriving into a station that is a non-hub location, galley Flight Attend...creating-awareness-aircraft-that-overnight-at-non-hub-locations
October 11, 2019Impact of Personal Time Off (PTO) on Reserve Availability (Section 7.AA.4.)Guaranteed personal time office will be made available to Flight Attendants on a daily basis regar...impact-of-personal-time-off-pto-on-reserve-availability-section-7aa4
October 11, 2019Pay Claim Details Viewable on Pay RegisterFlight Attendants who have submitted a pay claim have the ability to view details about paid pay cla...pay-claim-details-viewable-on-pay-register
October 11, 2019System Scheduling Reports – DSL and SWLOF Reports, November, 2019Central Schedule Committee’s most recent (DSL) and (SWLOF) reportsdetailing their activities in...system-scheduling-reports-dsl-and-swlof-reports-november-2019
October 11, 20192020 CQ Rebid Award Results – Posted by October 16, 2019Flight Attendants who were recently required to rebid their CQ due (must go) month by preferencing...2020-cq-rebid-award-results-posted-by-october-16-2019
October 11, 2019Vacation Elections due by October 15, 2019Flight Attendants who would like to participate in the optional Vacation Election process are enco...vacation-elections-due-by-october-15-2019
October 11, 2019Medical Rate Setting – Claims Experience and Cost of Administration MatterFrom the rate you see when you first look into the enrollment tool, keep in mind the wellness cred...medical-rate-setting-claims-experience-and-cost-of-administration-matter
October 11, 2019Annual Benefits Open Enrollment - through October 25Open Enrollment began October 7 and will close on October 25, 2019. Flight Attendants can enroll o...annual-benefits-open-enrollment-through-october-25
October 11, 2019Fall Regular Meeting of the United MEC - October 22 – 23, 2019 in ChicagoThe Fall Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council (MEC) will take place October 22 –...fall-regular-meeting-of-the-united-mec-october-22-23-2019-in-chicago
October 11, 2019Welcome New Hire Class 1924On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, AFA welcomed the 56 graduating Members of class 1924 to the line. Our...welcome-new-hire-class-1924
October 11, 2019737 MAX Grounded through January 6, 2020United has made the decision to pull the 737-MAX aircraft from the company’s schedule until January ...737-max-grounded-through-january-6-2020
October 11, 2019Background on MEC SettlementsThis past Tuesday in E-lines we shared details of two MEC Settlements and advised Flight Attendant...background-on-mec-settlements
October 9, 2019MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Reportmec-central-schedule-committee-report
October 8, 2019E-Lines: October 08, 2019Learning Network CBT & Travel on Sick Leave Information, 2020 Travel Pricing Error Corrected, ...e-lines-october-08-2019
October 8, 2019Tell Your Congressperson to Support the PRO ActWhen workers stand together, we have the power to negotiate the wages we need and the benefits we de...tell-your-congressperson-to-support-the-pro-act
October 8, 2019U.S. Driver's Licenses Must Be "Real ID" Compliant by October 2020To heighten airline safety and security, Congress adopted a 9/11 Commission recommendation in 2...us-drivers-licenses-must-be-real-id-compliant-by-october-2020
October 8, 2019Pre-retirement Checklist InformationThe Continental Airlines Retirement Plan (CARP) interest rates used to determine lump sum options an...pre-retirement-checklist-information
October 8, 2019Reminder CBD Oil is a Hazard to Continued EmploymentEarlier this year our EAP Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol Program (FADAP) noted the hazards of CBD...reminder-cbd-oil-is-a-hazard-to-continued-employment
October 8, 2019Trading Premium Positions and Crew Scheduling NotificationQuestions regarding the trading of work positions onboard the aircraft persist. trading-premium-positions-and-crew-scheduling-notification
October 8, 2019Go Pink for October– Support Breast Cancer AwarenessOctober is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. To heighten awareness and emphasize the value of ...go-pink-for-october-support-breast-cancer-awareness
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