During this week’s session, the Committee discussed the following Articles:
Classifications – We presented the company a complete proposal for the M&R group on this complex article, including QA, Planners & Tech Docs, whose subcommittee was present in negotiations this week. We continued to work on this proposal for MLS, and MCT for a response to the company.
Hours of Service – With input from the Sub-Committee members from QA, Planners, and Tech Document Specialists we gave the company a proposal on this article, which we had previously reached an agreement in principal, with the exceptions that pertain to those groups.
Qualifications (M&R) – We continued to prepare our response to the company proposal.
The subcommittees for QA, Tech Doc, and Planners were brought in to assist the Negotiating committee in the Articles pertinent to their specific language. The MTS group was also brought in to continue working through their proposals.
Another session has passed without receiving closure from the company regarding the following Articles: Overtime, Vacation, and Holidays.
M&R= Mechanic & Related?
MLS= Material Logistics Specialists (Stores)
?MTS=Maintenance Training Specialists?
MCT= Maintenance Control Technicians
?QA= Quality Assurance Auditors?
HOS= Hours of Service
Safety & Health
Leaves of Absence
Part Time Employees/Eliminated
Absence from Duty
No Strike / No Lockout
Fitness for Duty
Recognition of Rights and Compliance
System Board of Adjustment/Arbitration
Termination of Employment/Eliminated
Field Trip/Travel Pay
Shift Swaps (Change of Shift)
Training: M&R MCT MLS
Shift Swap MCT
Rebids, Hours of Service (HOS)
Ten Hour Shifts (HOS)
Reduction in Force (HOS) M&R, MLS & MCT
One Station Agreements
M&R & MLS
Fleet Service Update
This week the Association received the following counter proposals: Hours of Work.
The Association passed the following counter proposal to the company:
Hours of Work
There was considerable table discussions with the company on the applications in the Overtime article with the Negotiation Committee still awaiting a response to our Vacation proposal.
The committee reached a TA on the Hours of Work article.