Oct 1 - Today, October 1, 2014 we celebrated our second annual AFA-CWA Founder's Day to commemorate the formation of our Union 69 years ago.
Oct 1 - In a profession where almost three quarters of our workforce
are women, it is extremely important for our Members to understand how
important early detection and education can be for survival.
Oct 1 - AFA 2014 Enhanced Early Out Program Q & A
Aflac Open Enrollment Closes Friday,Celebrating AFA-CWA Founder's Day - October 1st,MDA’s Wings Over Wall Street Benefit,2014 Midterm Elections
Sept 30 - This year, Wings takes place on October 9, 2014 at the Edison Ballroom in NYC.
Sept 26 - Each year October 1st will be the official AFA-CWA Founders’ Day in
which we will pause around the world to remember our Founding Mothers
and reflect upon their contributions to our professio
Sept 26 - To raise awareness, as we have in the past, all United Airlines
employees are able to show our support for Breast Cancer Awareness by
wearing company approved pink uniform accessories
Accommodation to Modify 2015 Vacation Bidding Timeline,Think Pink for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October,Aflac Open Enrollment Closes October 3rd,October 1st – AFA-CWA Founders' Day,Review: Inflight Safety Action Program (ISAP)
Sept 26 - Following the announcement of the company's 2014 Enhanced Early Out Program (EEOP), AFA has been in discussions with representatives from United's Crew Schedule Planning to revise our Contractual vacation bidding timeline for 2015 Vacations and is intended to address areas of mutual concerns.
Sept 26 - The Inflight Safety Action Program (ISAP), formerly known as OSAP, has proven to be effective in addressing safety concerns and non-compliance issues.
Sept 26 - Flight Attendants may receive positive space travel to their
domicile if they have a trip to fly today and/or tomorrow, Friday,
September 26 and Monday, September 29, 2014. Flight Attendants who
maintain a residence in Chicago or are domiciled at ORD are eligible for
this positive space travel program.
Sept 26 - This morning a fire broke out at the Air Traffic Control Tower in
Aurora, IL near O’Hare, causing aircraft to return to the gate and
diversions. As a result, operations at O’hare and throughout the system have been
affected. Please review our guide to Irregular Operations and contact
your Local Council if any questions.
Sept 23 - As reported last week, United management has sent recall notices to all
Flight Attendants on Voluntary and Involuntary Furlough. Flight
Attendants on Involuntary Furlough status have been recalled to JFK with a report date of November 15, 2014. Flight Attendants on Voluntary Furlough status have been recalled to the domicile from which furloughed effective December 1, 2014.
Sept 23 - During a routine computer update at our uniform vendor, all uniform point balances were incorrectly set to zero points.
Sept 23 - As we contemplate the options created as a result of the recent announcement of the company’s 2014 Enhanced Early Out Program (EEOP),
there are a number of questions on a wide array of subjects including
retirement, pass travel, and taxes which are being intermingled with
questions about recall from voluntary and involuntary furlough status.
Flight Attendant Jumpseat Boarding Priority,Programming Error Affects Uniform Points Balances,Early Out Questions,Furlough Recall Updates
Sept 23 - For some time now we’ve been fielding your questions about Cabin
Jumpseat Authority (CJA) Boarding Priorities and the confusion that has
resulted from not having a clear understanding of the various boarding
priorities and how they are used.
Recall Notice,Certified Mail vs. Federal Express,2014 Reserve Letter for Furloughed Flight Attendants,Retirement Benefits,AFA 111 Phone Bank• JNC Update
Sept 19 - The JNC has completed another two weeks in Denver working with United
management. We continue to work with facilitators from the National
Sept 16 - The company recently published an Inflight Services Safety Alert
advising of recent FAA minimum crew violations that have occurred across