Contract Information

 
December 5, 2016

The company put out the following information today regarding the implantation of the new JCBA. We will continue to work together with the company to make sure the Agreement is implemented as quickly as possible.

Implementation Website

A web portal is available for employees to find communications related to the contract implementation.  This web portal can be accessed by logging into:

Flying Together> Departments> Tech Ops> IBT Contract Implementation

Lump Sum Payment

Per LOA 28, eligible employees will receive a lump sum payment.

Payment Date – US based: December 28, 2016 as a separate payment

Guam based: December 29, 2016 included in your regular paycheck

401(k) Election Tool – A web portal is available for you to select a percentage of your individual lump sum payment for deferral into your 401(k) account (for both US and Guam based). If no election is made, no 401(k) contributions will be deducted from your lump sum payment.

Election Window – December 5 through December 18, 2016 at 11:59 PM CST.

Election Tool Location – The link providing your lump sum payment and for selecting your 401(k) contribution can be accessed by logging into:

Flying Together>Departments> Tech Ops> IBT Contract Implementation> 401(k) Lump Sum Election button

Questions All questions related to the lump sum payment should be directed to your IBT representative.

Pay Rate Increase

All employees will receive a contractual pay increase with the same effective date which is December 11, 2016.

To determine the check date that will include your pay increase, please refer to the attached letter or login to:

Flying Together> Departments> Tech Ops> IBT Contract Implementation> Communication> Contractual Pay Increase

Health and Welfare Benefits

The new health and welfare benefit program will begin April 1, 2017, and communications related to your benefits will be mailed to your home address in late January to help you prepare for the special enrollment in February 2017.

Special Enrollment – February 2017

Benefit Program Start – April 1, 2017

 

Retirement Benefits

All retirement benefit changes will be effective January 1, 2017. For employees joining CARP, your benefit details will be reflected on Your Benefits Resources (YBR) at the beginning of April 2017.

 

Filling of Vacancies

Transition – Subsidiary specific filling of vacancies will temporarily cease until transition to eBid, the common bidding platform.

eBid Training – eBid training materials will be available on the Tech Ops Landing page by logging into:

Flying Together>Departments> Tech Ops> IBT Contract Implementation> Training Materials

First Joint Vacancies Post – targeted for December 19, 2016

First Award of Vacancies – targeted for January 16, 2017

Combined Field Trip and Overtime Lists

In affected locations, information will be distributed mid-December – with a targeted merging of lists the first week of January 2017.

Combined Seniority Lists:

Per Article 4 of the Agreement, employees may submit a seniority challenge regarding their place on the newly integrated system seniority list.

Seniority Challenge Period – January 1, 2017 – May 1, 2017

Seniority Challenge Website – the Union’s challenge website will be located at:

Flying Together> Departments> Tech Ops> IBT Contract Implementation> Seniority Challenge

Challenge Timeline – Your seniority challenge will be reviewed by the Union and you will receive a response within 60 days.

Early Out Program

An online application will be available on the Tech Ops web portal.

Application Opens – January 15, 2017 at 12 AM CST

Application Closes – February 28, 2017 at 11:59 PM CST

Further information including plan documents, eligibility and a Q&A summary will be provided prior to the online application becoming available.

Questions

If you have any questions related to these or any changes related to the Agreement please go to:

Flying Together> Departments> Tech Ops> IBT Contract Implementation

If you had additional questions please contact your Supervisor, Shift Manager, Manager of Administration or email IBTImplementation@united.com.

Employees covered by the IBT Collective Bargaining Agreement

IBT Contractual Wage Increase – December 11, 2016

IBT represented employees will be receiving their first contractual increase per the 2016 – 2022 IBT Agreement effective December 11, 2016.  Below is a chart summarizing the check dates of the wage increase for each IBT employee group’s payroll schedule.

Bi-weekly Hourly Employees  (sCO)

 

Payroll

Effective Date of Pay Increase  

Pay Period

 

Check Date

Bi-weekly Hourly (sCO) 12/11/2016 12/10/2016 – 12/23/2016 12/30/2016

 

Bi-weekly Hourly Employees  (sUA)

 

Payroll

Effective Date of Pay Increase  

Pay Period

 

Check Date

Bi-weekly Hourly (sUA) 12/11/2016 12/11/2016 – 12/24/2016 01/05/2017

 

Bi-weekly Hourly Employees (sUA EWR & BOS)  

 

Payroll

Effective Date of Pay Increase  

Pay Period

 

Check Date

Bi-weekly Hourly (sUA) 12/11/2016 12/11/2016 – 12/24/2016 12/30/2016

 

CMI Bi-weekly Hourly Employees 

 

Payroll

Effective Date of Pay Increase  

Pay Period

 

Check Date

Bi-weekly Hourly (GUM) 12/11/2016 12/04/2016 – 12/17/2016 12/29/2016

 

Weekly Employees  (sCO)

 

Payroll

Effective Date of Pay Increase  

Pay Period

 

Check Date

Weekly Hourly (sCO LGA) 12/11/2016 12/09/2016 – 12/15/2016 12/22/2016

 

Weekly Hourly Employees (sUA) 

 

Payroll

Effective Date of Pay Increase  

Pay Period

 

Check Date

Weekly Hourly (sUA LGA/JFK) 12/11/2016 12/11/2016 – 12/17/2016 12/22/2016

 

Semi Monthly Employees  

 

Payroll

Effective Date of Pay Increase  

Pay Period

 

Check Date

Semi Monthly 12/11/2016 12/16/2016 – 12/31/2016 12/30/2016

 

The new hourly rates of pay will be displayed in My Info by December 23, 2016.