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Celebrating AFA-CWA Founder's Day – October 1, 2014

October 1, 2014 - AFA Article

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.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1, 2014 - MEC President Letter

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.

2014 Enhanced Early Out Program - AFA Q & A

October 1, 2014 - AFA Article

Oct 1 - AFA 2014 Enhanced Early Out Program Q & A

Dear AFA: September 30, 2014

September 30, 2014 - Dear AFA

Aflac Open Enrollment Closes Friday,Celebrating AFA-CWA Founder's Day - October 1st,MDA’s Wings Over Wall Street Benefit,2014 Midterm Elections

2014 Wings Over Wall Street

September 30, 2014 - AFA Article

Sept 30 - This year, Wings takes place on October 9, 2014 at the Edison Ballroom in NYC.

October 1st – AFA-CWA Founders' Day

September 26, 2014 - AFA Article

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

Think Pink for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October

September 26, 2014 - AFA Article

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

Dear AFA: September 26, 2014

September 26, 2014 - Dear AFA

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)

Accommodation to Modify 2015 Vacation Bidding Timeline

September 26, 2014 - AFA Article

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. 

Review of ISAP

September 26, 2014 - AFA Article

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.

UPDATED: United Implements NRPS for ORD, JFK, EWR and LGA

September 26, 2014 - AFA Article

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.

Delays in Chicago – Carry Your Contract

September 26, 2014 - AFA Article

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.

Furlough Recall Updates

September 23, 2014 - AFA Article

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. 

Programming Error Affects Uniform Points Balances

September 23, 2014 - AFA Article

Sept 23 - During a routine computer update at our uniform vendor, all uniform point balances were incorrectly set to zero points. 

Early Out Questions

September 23, 2014 - AFA Article

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.

Dear AFA: September 23, 2014

September 23, 2014 - Dear AFA

Flight Attendant Jumpseat Boarding Priority,Programming Error Affects Uniform Points Balances,Early Out Questions,Furlough Recall Updates

Flight Attendant Jumpseat Boarding Priority

September 23, 2014 - AFA Article

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.

Dear AFA: September 19, 2014

September 19, 2014 - Dear AFA

Recall Notice,Certified Mail vs. Federal Express,2014 Reserve Letter for Furloughed Flight Attendants,Retirement Benefits,AFA 111 Phone Bank• JNC Update

Negotiations Update #46 (September 19, 2014)

September 19, 2014 - AFA Article

Sept 19 - The JNC has completed another two weeks in Denver working with United management.  We continue to work with facilitators from the National Mediation Board. 

Minimum Crew Violations & ISAP Program

September 16, 2014 - AFA Article

Sept 16 - The company recently published an Inflight Services Safety Alert advising of recent FAA minimum crew violations that have occurred across the airline. 
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