(704)357-0027 manager@vl1725.org

January 20, 2017


The Association Fleet Negotiating Committee met with the company during the week of January 16th in Dallas/Fort Worth.

This week the Association received the following counter proposals:

Reduction in Force – there are substantial issues that need to be resolved prior to achieving an agreement.

Voluntary Furlough – the remaining outstanding issues were resolved.

Limited Duty – we realize the importance of this article and are committed to enhancing the language to protect the membership.

One Station Complex (TWU) – this article is contingent upon other articles being negotiated and those talks continue.

The Association passed the following counter proposals to the company and are awaiting their response:

  • Hours of Work
  • Vacations
  • Limited Duty

Following productive dialogue, we reached a TA on Voluntary Furlough.

Current TA’s:

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 negotiating session is scheduled for next week of in Orlando.


Mark Baskett William Fa Mike Fairbanks Tim Hughes
Steve Miller Tim Murphy Pat Rezler Art Risley
Andre Sutton Rodney Walker Bill Wilson


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