Bargaining report #7

Bargaining resumed this morning:

  • The Company passed a proposal on the duration of the contract
  • The Company passed a proposal on Article 9 grievance procedure
  • The Company passed a proposal on Article 17 carry forward no changes
  • The Company passed a proposal on Employment security-CWA (page 257) which is EXTREMELY RETROGRESSIVE, the intent would be to significantly reduce the bargaining unit nationwide

The Company rejected the following Union proposals:

 

 

  • Article 16.7 relocation pay increase
  • Article 24.5 relocation pay increase
  • Article 43 Moving USVI addendum into Article 43
  • Article 22 Vacation-increase days
  • Article 41 Introduce Certification Program
  • Article 43 Introduce new language for Minimal Interval
  • Article 43 Shifted tour for Non-G
  • Article 43 Certification Pay Program increase
  • Article 43 Sunday Differential for Non-G
  • Article 6 Increasing Union Orientation for new hires
  • Article 41 New language adding Relief/Meal Periods
  • Article 43 New language adding Relief/Meal Periods

The Union passed the following proposal:

  • Letter for USVI Test Grandfathering -TKTII

The Bargaining Team will continue researching data to formulate responses to the Company’s proposals.

We will continue to work towards a fair and just contract for all.