What Does This Committee Do?

The Grievance Committee’s primary responsibility is the protection of all Flight Attendants against arbitrary and unjust disciplinary action and to uphold the collective bargaining agreement.

 

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Enforce the contract

  • Represent all Flight Attendants when unjust discipline is issued

  • Collect evidence and establish that the alleged violation has occurred. Solicit documentation as needed.

  • Clearly and persuasively explain the union’s position concerning a grievance

  • Frankly explain to a grievant when there is little or no chance of winning a grievance

  • Ensure that time limits are met for filing

  • File grievances

  • Handle initial grievance hearings; report the results to the LEC Officers and the grievant

  • Keep complete files on assigned cases

  • Assist union attorneys in preparing grievances for System Board

  • Keep the grievant informed about the processing of his/her grievance

  • Review material, handle correspondence, and keep the LEC Officers well informed of current grievance developments

  • Communicate regularly with the membership about decisions on local grievances—promote wins and explain ramifications of a loss

  • Write grievance articles for local membership communications upon request by the LEC and/or the MEC.

Who Do I Contact?

 

For assistance, contact a member of the MEC SCR & Grievance Committee.  

 

Committee Chair:

MEC SCR & Grievance Committee