NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE – MAY 18, 2018
Dear Brothers and Sisters:
The parties met at Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services on April 20 & 23, 2018 with the assistance of Mediation & Conciliation Officer, John Rooney, in an effort to mediate the resolution of twenty-three (23) grievances dealing with a variety of issues, including, discipline, performance of Bargaining Unit work, and scheduling matters. No grievances were resolved.
We met in Direct Bargaining April 18, 19, 24 – 27, 2018 and again on May 17, 2018.
Discussions continued on non-monetary items involving representation rights and structure, discipline, grievance and arbitration procedures, seniority, probation, leaves of absence, payroll discrepancies, vacation selection/bidding, absenteeism concerns and scheduling matters.
The parties are scheduled to meet again May 30 – June 1, 2018 and we will continue to keep you apprised of any developments in the process.
Thank you for your patience and support. Remember to always work safe.
Tania Canniff, General Chairperson Todd Haverstock, General Chairperson
Transportation District 140, IAMAW Transportation District 140, IAMAW