United Flight Attendants to Picket Shareholder Meeting in Push for Joint Contract
CHICAGO — United Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, will picket United Airlines annual shareholder meeting at Willis Tower in Chicago today, Wednesday, June 8, to keep the focus on a contract.
“An airline is about people, and customer service starts with the people who deliver it and keep our passengers safe. United Flight Attendants will stand together to be recognized and call on United management to finish this merger with a contract we can ratify. Contract now,” said AFA Presidents at United Airlines Kathleen Domondon (pre-merger Continental Micronesia), Ken Diaz (pre-merger United), and Randy Hatfield (pre-merger Continental).
The National Mediation Board has scheduled two weeks of negotiations in June in a plan to finish negotiations for a joint collective bargaining agreement for United Airlines Flight Attendants. For more information visit, OurContract.org.
Who: United Flight Attendants
When: June 8, 2016 at 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Where: Willis Tower (233 S Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606)
The Association of Flight Attendants is the world’s largest Flight Attendant union. Focused 100 percent on Flight Attendant issues, AFA has been the leader in advancing the Flight Attendant profession for 70 years. Serving as the voice for Flight Attendants in the workplace, in the aviation industry, in the media and on Capitol Hill, AFA has transformed the Flight Attendant profession by raising wages, benefits and working conditions. Nearly 50,000 Flight Attendants come together to form AFA, part of the 700,000-member strong Communications Workers of America (CWA), AFL-CIO. Visit us at www.afacwa.org.