During this week’s session, the Committee discussed the following Articles:
Classifications: We continued to work on this proposal for M&R, MLS, and MCT for a response to the company. Sub-Committee members from the QA, Planners, and Tech Document Specialists met the week of February 13, and they prepared a document for their sections in Classification, which was given to the Association Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiating Committee.
Qualifications (M&R): We received a pass from the Company, and are working on a response.
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
Next negotiating session: Dallas, the week of March 6.
Fleet Service Update
This week the Association received the following counter proposals:
Hours of Work – upon receipt we studied the company’s proposal at length and formulated our detailed response
The Association worked on the following proposals to the company to pass in the upcoming session:
Hours of Work
Reduction in Force
Our next negotiating session is scheduled for the week of March 6 in Dallas.