Family Leave Application Process
Jul09

Family Leave Application Process

The following information applies ONLY to the Federal FMLA protections! Please remember, if you do NOT qualify for the Federal FMLA protections (e.g., lack of qualifying Duty Time hours and/or failing to meet the definition of “serious health condition”) then you may not be eligible for rights pursuant to the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, nor would you be able to pursue a complaint via the Dept. of Labor. If the...

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LEC9: Help Us Get Accurate TA Info Out
Jul30

LEC9: Help Us Get Accurate TA Info Out

My sincere thanks to all 145 pmUA and pmCO who were able to attend Thursday’s JNC DEN Roadshow!Many were also there in spirit and could not attend. Please remember we have 3 more DEN Council meetings – August 2nd, 5th, and 8th – as well as DAILY staffed info table in DENSW. Thanks to all who are seeking info to make a fully informed vote. Also, please recognize that each of you/us has our own respective “circle...

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Flight Attendant Union Reaches Contract Terms With United Airlines
Jun24

Flight Attendant Union Reaches Contract Terms With United Airlines

CHICAGO (June 24, 2016) – United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), and United Airlines today agreed to terms on a joint collective bargaining agreement for 25,000 Flight Attendants. The agreement was reached with oversight of National Mediation Board (NMB) Member Linda Puchala. The parties will finalize language over the weekend and a tentative agreement is not final until...

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Pre-BOD Joint Council Meeting
Apr21

Pre-BOD Joint Council Meeting

Per the AFA Constitution & Bylaws, this meeting will be held in conjunction with pmUAL Council 9 and Frontier Councils 9 (F9 and F71). This particular joint meeting will focus on the BOD Agenda Items. The importance of our annual AFA Board of Directors meeting can not be under-stated as this is the opportunity for the entire AFA Organization, through YOUR elected representatives, to review and revise where necessary the issues...

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So, maybe it’s NOT just ‘AFA’ who has something to say?
Apr11

So, maybe it’s NOT just ‘AFA’ who has something to say?

Solidarity: Power in Numbers Excerpts: The IAM has faced similar challenges from the same people directing this group, and each time airline workers lost. Northwest Mechanics were 10,000 strong with the IAM, before they chose to isolate themselves from the rest of the labor movement by joining an ‘independent’ union that wasn’t affiliated with the AFL-CIO… The Machinists Union strongly supports the AFA and...

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