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Fall Regular Scheduled MEC Meeting Concludes

The Fall 2016 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council (MEC) concluded on September 22, 2016, at the Hyatt Rosemont in Chicago. Your Local Council President, was joined by the 20 other Local Presidents from around our system. The Central Scheduling Committee (CSC), Communication Committee, and the Government Affairs Committee presented their annual in person report.

In addition, the meeting also included an update from the Joint Implementation Team (JIT) about ongoing implementation of the 2016-2021 Contract representing all 24,000 Members. The business of our Union and issues that are important to you were addressed during the meeting and the Summaries for each day of this meeting will be posted on the United MEC website and will be available to the entire Membership soon.


Section X.E.1.e. requires that “Local Councils at bases where a duplication of Councils exists” will have elections to combine the Councils within 90 days of the “signing of a merged working agreement.” In order to combine the Councils, elections must take place including all members in the location. The following locations have duplicate Councils and will conduct elections according to the schedule listed below.


MAIL: October 3, 2016

   Open: 10-5-16       Closes: 10-25-16                         Open: 10-6-16     Closes 10 -26-16                                                                                            
            EWR, DCA / IAD, LAX                                                IAH, ORD, DEN SFO


   Open: 11-16-16    Closes 12 -13- 16                          Open: 11-17       Closes: 12 -14 -16

            EWR, DCA / IAD, LAX                                                IAH, ORD, DEN, SFO

The new term of office will begin on 1/1/2017. More information will be posted after the September 6, 2016 meeting.
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JCBA Implementation Framework

Now that Flight Attendants have voted to ratify a Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement (JCBA) we are beginning the work needed to implement the new contract and finally bring all United Flight Attendants together into a single team. AFA and United will work closely on the JCBA implementation, and we will keep you informed as we do so.

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Date of Signing Changes Going into Effect

Listed below are the Date of Signing changes that will be effective with the start of the September bid month (August 29 for S-CO and CMI Flight Attendants, August 30 for S-UA Flight Attendants.

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Joint Implementation Committee (JIT) Updates

The Joint Implementation Team (JIT) is composed of three AFA members and three company members, who will be supported by subject matter experts from AFA and United. To read the latest JIT update : Passport Surrender Procedures and Galley Pay

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