Tentative Agreement Voting Information
% of eligible votes cast
|03/13/2018||Ballots mailed to address on file with AFA International|
As with the LEC officer elections, Flight Attendants will receive a ballot packet containing the voting instructions including a 16-digit activation code and the voting guide. These will be mailed from the mail house in Maryland on the date on the main TA page. The activation code is specific to each Member therefore new instruction or voting guides will not and cannot be mailed. If a Flight Attendant does not receive her/his ballot packet, s/he must contact the AFA Ballot Helpline. A new activation code with instructions will be emailed from the voting system directly to the Member.
Pre-Merger Alaska Airlines (pmAS)
Active: They must not be on an unpaid leave of absence; however if they are within the 3 month window then they are eligible.
Example 1: An F/A is on an unpaid leave as of 02/01/2018. Their 3 month dues obligation is February, March, and April. This person is eligible to vote without any issues.
Example 2: An F/A is on an unpaid leave of absence as of 12/01/2017. Their 3 month dues obligation is December 2017, January 2018, and February 2018. This person is not eligible to vote unless they contact Membership Services and pay their dues through and including April 2018 [AFA C&B Article II C.1.b(3)].
Apprentice Members/New Hire Flight Attendants: New hire Flight Attendants who have not been employed for 4 full calendar months as of 04/03/2018 are not eligible to vote and cannot make themselves eligible to vote, nor will they receive the voting instructions. However, if a new hire Flight Attendant has completed 4 full calendar months of employment on or before 04/03/2018 they are eligible to vote during the entire voting period.
Good Standing: If a Flight Attendant is delinquent in paying their dues they are not eligible to cast a vote. These F/As will receive the voting instructions with an activation code, however they will not be able to cast a vote until they settle their account. These individuals must contact AFA Membership Services.
Pre-Merger Virgin America (pmVX)
Pre-merger Virgin America Flight Attendants (including new hire Flight Attendants) do not have a dues obligation and need only complete a membership application to be eligible to vote. See Member section below.
Both pmAS and pmVX
Member: A Flight Attendant must be a member to cast a vote. Non-members or agency fee payers are not eligible to vote. However, they will receive the voting instructions with a 16-digit activation code. These non-members can make themselves active by completing a membership application. These individual must contact AFA Membership Services. In order to be eligible to vote, your membership application must be received by AFA Membership Services no later than 04/02/2018.
If you would like to verify your membership status, please contact your Local Membership Committee.
Address Update: AFA Membership Services will be uploading the roster into the ballot system on 03/07/2018. Until then a Member may submit an address update via the AFA Membership Services change of address form at www.afacwa.org/coa. Please note that updating your address with the company does not automatically update your address with AFA; a separate change of address must be submitted using the link above.