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JNC Update: May 16-20, 2016

May 21 - The JNC has completed a week of negotiations in Reston, Virginia. The week was spent trying to resolve the outstanding core issues in the area of Scheduling. The Company and AFA passed concepts to each other through the two mediators who are working with us now.

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United Flight Attendants Picket Thursday Around the World: “Time is Up. Contract Now.”

May 18, 2016 - WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 18, 2016) — United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), will protest at more than 14 major airports around the world on Thursday, May 19, as they press for an industry-leading contract in the midst of record profits.

JNC Update: May 2-6, 2016

May 7, 2016 - The JNC has completed another week of negotiations in Chicago. With the two comprehensive proposals AFA and the Company passed to each other over the previous two weeks as a backdrop, our discussions this week focused on the outstanding issues that divide us. Mike Bonds, Executive VP of Human Resources and Labor Relations, joined the Company team at the bargaining table on Tuesday May 3.

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It's Past Time

  • United Airlines is making record profits.
  • In 2015 United will see income 5X higher than in 2013.
  • United's operating profit in 2015 - 2017 is expected to be $5 billion or more for each year.
  • Top executives and shareholders are cashing in.
  • Flight Attendants deserve the stability of a merged operation.
  • Flight Attendants need contract improvements that allow participation in the profits we help create.
  • United's stock price is up 204% since negotiations began.
  • United has $7.0 Billion in cash on its balance sheet.
  • United is investing $100 million in a Brazilian airline.