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Welcome to unitednegotiations.com, our website to provide updated information regarding negotiations between United and our employee groups. We have achieved joint collective bargaining agreements covering more than 40,000 of our represented employees, as well as single agreements covering our technicians and flight attendants from each subsidiary. We encourage you to sign up to receive regular updates on our progress.


Representation and negotiations

Work Group Determine union representation Bargaining status
Pilots [x] Joint agreement ratified
Flight attendants [x] S-CO: agreement
S-UA: agreement
S-CMI: agreement
In joint negotiations
Technicians [x] S-CO: agreement
S-UA: agreement
S-CMI: agreement
In joint negotiations
Passenger service [x] Joint agreement ratified
Fleet Service [x] Joint agreement ratified
Storekeepers [x] Joint agreement ratified
Dispatchers [x] Joint agreement ratified

Latest updates

  • Video: Sam’s Update to United Flight Attendants — July 24, 2015

    Sam recorded a video message to United flight attendants.

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  • United remains ready to sign an industry-leading contract — July 23, 2015

    United and AFA will not reach a tentative joint agreement by today’s July 23 target date, and we ended negotiations today without receiving any response from AFA to our proposal. We expect negotiations to continue in the next couple of weeks.

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  • Sam’s Update to United Flight Attendants — July 23, 2015

    While I’m disappointed that we didn’t reach agreement by today, I also recognize that July 23 was a target, and not a deadline, set by both AFA and the company, and that neither AFA nor the company succeeded in hitting that target. That said, there is a path to a deal, and we will get there.

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  • Sam’s Update to United Flight Attendants — July 17, 2015

    How we develop an industry leading contract that balances the trade-offs in pay, benefits and productivity within a single contract that’s competitive is the core issue we’re trying to solve by working together with AFA. We acknowledge that our co-workers at AFA are dealing with a difficult situation, which requires balancing the interests of each flight attendant group.

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  • United provides economic framework for joint flight attendant contract — July 15, 2015

    United agrees that the time to finish a joint collective agreement is now. The company has stated in clear terms - with a detailed economic framework and financial analysis to back it up - that it is prepared to provide our flight attendants with an industry leading joint agreement.

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  • United and AFA move negotiations to Washington, DC — July 10, 2015

    No matter the challenges, disagreements or disappointments, United remains focused on maintaining respectful and productive relationships and a positive and optimistic approach to these negotiations, and we remain firmly committed to reaching an agreement that’s fair to flight attendants and fair to the company.

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  • Sam’s Update to United Flight Attendants — July 10, 2015

    “Contract negotiations continue to be at the forefront of your concerns. United is prepared to spend the significant amount it takes to match the overall economics of the AA agreement, and we’ll work with AFA to develop a contract that reflects what you want.”

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  • Sam’s Update to United Flight Attendants — July 2, 2015

    “We’ll continue to work with your representatives and the JNC to deliver a contract that is fair to everyone. There’s a lot of work left, and although progress has been disappointingly slow, we aren’t throwing in the towel. You deserve our hard work, and we remain focused on building respectful relationships, solving problems and reaching a joint agreement.”

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  • Don’s Update to United Technicians — July 2, 2015

    “We’re going to keep pushing for an agreement that’s fair to all parties and that recognizes and rewards our technicians for their contributions to the company.After discussion with union leadership, I’m glad to say that we were able to get some subcommittee meetings on the calendar for early July, with some additional dates pending for the following weeks.”

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  • Flight Attendants — June 26, 2015

    Letter to Flight Attendants from Senior Vice President of Inflight Services Sam Risoli.

    SamUpdate062615.pdf