Negotiations News and Updates (see also: Status of Negotiations)

Joint MEC Elects New MEC Officers

September 6, 2016 - The Joint MEC has elected a President, Vice President and Secretary-Treasurer for the term beginning September 6, 2016 and ending on June 30, 2017.

We are One United

August 25, 2016 - Ratification and signing of the contract means we also merge our representation structure. This article covers MEC Officer elections and the combining of Local Councils.

New Pay Rates and Seniority List Implementation

August 15, 2016 - New pay rates take effect for the September schedule month, at the same time the merged seniority list will be implemented.

United is United

August 12, 2016 - We have a ratified contract. With some of the highest numbers in AFA history, over 90 percent participated in the vote with 53% voting to ratify the agreement. You have participated in a historic vote and there is no doubt that every single one of you is deeply engaged and cares about our future.

Reserve Preferencing

August 3, 2016 - Read this article to learn more about Reserve preferencing in the TA.

In the Media

United Plots Course to Success, But Skepticism Remains

June 21, 2016 - The airline on Tuesday unveiled an ambitious plan to improve operating income by $3.1 billion by 2018. Long-time investors have ample reason to take a wait-and-see approach.

United Airlines’ Hong Kong flight attendants lead global day of airport protests

June 16, 2016 - United Airlines’ Hong Kong flight attendants led a global day of protest at airports, demanding an overhaul of their employment contracts.

Years After United Merger, Flight Attendants Work for Two Airlines

June 16, 2016 - Despite the name on its airplanes, United Airlines is anything but fully unified. More than five years after United merged with Continental, the combined carrier’s 24,000 flight attendants are still operating as if the company were running two airlines.

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