What does the Reserve Committee do?
The Reserve Committee works to ensure contractual procedures are followed by monitoring all issues specific to Flight Attendants on reserve status. The committee assists with Contract interpretation and facilitates interaction between reserve crew members and Crew Scheduling while also educating members on the reserve system.
MEC Reserve Committee Chair
The MEC Chairperson shall: Solicit and review input from Local Reserve Committees, Assist Local Reserve Committees in resolving problems, Work through the MEC Grievance Chairperson to resolve system wide violations involving the reserve portion(s) of the contract. Compose informational and educational articles of interest to the membership and provide them to the MEC Communications Chairperson to be included in MEC communications and posted to the MEC website.
Reserve Committee News
Never Forget September 10, 2020 — Dear Flight Attendants, Aviation security is personal to us. No matter the uniform we wear, the routes we fly, or the years we have worn our wings we will always remember the events of September 11th, lift up heroes and do everything in our power to ensure the events…
Continuing to Advocate for Flight Attendant Protections Air Safety, Health, & Security Committee (ASHSC) An AFA communication from March 3 (COVID-19 Update) contained a comprehensive list of the requests that AFA had made of management at the time. AFA Horizon officers and representatives have been in constant communication with management since that time to continue…
Medical resources for Flight Attendants with concerns about Corvid-19 If you are experiencing symptoms of the Corvid-19 or feeling ill on your overnight or at home below are links that are available for Flight Attendants to contact a doctor or nurse. Teladoc: 855-332-4059 24-hour nurse line: 877-224-3525 https://d15k3gb5w4wz61.cloudfront.net/pdfs/aag/travel_assistance.pdf – This web site is the 24-hour…
Managing your Anxiety Around Coronavirus From your AFA EAP Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new risk, not a familiar one. Its status as a new health problem with which we are unfamiliar contributes to our heightened anxiety. Remember, anxiety is a protective measure. It’s signaling you to scan for risks and find methods to safeguard yourself. …
Notice of clarifying collective bargaining agreement (CBA) language for Reserve Flight Attendants; The MEC recently executed a Letter of Understanding (LOU) with inflight management that clarifies Short-Call Reserve Report time duties upon arrival at their domicile airport for a reserve trip. If you are a reserve flight attendant, please familiarize yourself with the LOU and…
MEC Reserve List Days of Availability Grievance Settlement 06-99-02-03-19 In January 2019, the MEC was made aware that the Reserve List was not accurately displaying reserve days of availability. The MEC grieved on behalf of all flight attendants who sat reserve in January that this error in the Reserve List was a violation of Article…
Frequently Asked Reserve Questions
Area of the Contract: Page 77. Article B. 2.
Area of the Contract: Page 29
Area of the Contract: Page 77, Article 7.C.1. and page 84, Article 7.I.1.B.
Area of the Contract: Article 7.B.4
Area of the Contract: 7.C.1 and 7.I.1.b
Area of the Contract: If worked, Article 7.I.1.a. If worked via airport reserve Article 7.I.2.a & b. If not worked, end of your shift
Area of the Contract: Article 7.F.5
Area of the Contract: Article 6.F.1