Bargaining report #6

March 12, 2018
Bargaining resumed this morning:
  • The Company passed a proposal in Article 20 to limit the number of paid sick days for all employees with 3 or more years’ service to 5 days.
  • The Union rejected the proposal on Article 20 this afternoon.
  • The Union also rejected the company proposal to eliminate language on Metro Segments Compensation Plan in Appendix 4
  • The Union also rejected the company proposal to eliminate appendix 6
The Union passed proposals on the following demands:
  • Article 6 Increasing the time allotted for New Hire Orientation
  • Article 7.3 Outlining Employee data on Monthly basis
  • Article 14 Adding new language on Safety Clothing (ARC Flash)
  • Article 21 Union proposed flexibility to use all 5 days in increments
  • Article 41 New language adding Relief/Meals periods
  • Article 43 New Language adding Relief/Meal periods
Bargaining is scheduled to resume tomorrow and we will continue to work toward a fair and just contract for all.