One Month Special COLA for November 2019 with Medical Benefits at Active Rates
September 13, 2019
Inflight Scheduling has determined that there will be an opportunity to award one-month Special COLAs (Company Offered Leave of Absence) effective for the November 2019 bid month. The number of Special COLAs that will be awarded has not yet been determined by Crew Schedule Planning.
September 12, 2019
Monday, October 7, 2019 at 0800 CT
Before October 12, 2019
Please review Section 15.C. and 15.N. of our Contract for further details associated with a Special COLA. This Special COLA will include medical benefits at active employee rates. Pay and vacation longevity are not impacted for step increases.
Flight Attendants awarded the November One month Special COLA will be required to complete any assignments which overlap into the November bid month as provided in Section 15.B.5. of the JCBA. If you do not wish to fly an overlapping trip you may adjust your schedule using contractually negotiated provisions to do so.
Flight Attendants with Backstage Preference month of November, who have not yet attended a Backstage session should pick up a Backstage event in November and may, as provided in Section 15.B.3. attend required training while on COLA. For further details regarding this Special COLA, please refer to the "November 2019 One Month Special COLA Program Information".