February 17, 2017
Brothers and Sisters:
The Association Fleet Negotiating Committee met with the company
during the week of February 13th in Orlando Florida.
This week the Association received the following counter proposals:
Vacations – Substantial progress was made and the article has been tabled
for the Association Executive Council.
Reductions In Force – This proposed article captured the majority of the
union’s concerns and has also been tabled for the Association Executive
The Association passed the following counter proposal to the company and
are awaiting their response:
? Hours of Work
This article has prompted additional discussion for the manner of
application, which we have narrowed to three outstanding items.
The committee further worked on part time meal periods.
|Shift Differential||Preamble||Training, Travel Pay
and Meal Per Diem
|Grievance Procedures||Leaves of Absence||Meal Periods|
|Representation||Field Work||System Board of Adjustment|
|Uniforms||Absence from Duty||No Strike No Lockout|
|Fitness for Duty||Bulletin Boards||Probation|
|Safety and Health||Purpose of Agreement||Termination of Employment|
|Shift Trades||Furlough Benefits||Work Schedules|
|Temporary Assignments||Voluntary Furlough|
Our next two negotiating sessions are scheduled for the weeks of 20
February and 6 March in Dallas / Ft. Worth.
Mark Baskett, William Fa, Mike Fairbanks, Tim Hughes,
Steve Miller, Tim Murphy, Pat Rezler, Art Risley,
Andre Sutton, Rodney Walker, Bill Wilson