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Keolis:  When submitting claims, please remember to input them into the KORS system as well as give a copy to your immediate supervisor.  


Local Dues
Many have questions regarding the breakdown of Local dues.  Please see info below.
International dues: $31.50
Legislative dues: $7.00
Local dues: $15.00
GCA (General Committee of Adjustments): $46.86
LCA (Local Committee of Adjustments): $10.00
That's a total of $110.36 for dues only. 
Many members have DIPP (Income protection), insurance premiums, policies, etc. extracted when union dues are taken as well.  Disability is $34.50/month. Disability is dependent on which plan was chosen: 50% $73.88/month and 60% option is $51.63/month.
 

Pay Raise Calendar
 
 
Month
Increase %
Conductor
Asst Conductor
Crew Allowance
July 1, 2018
2.75
37.11
31.85
15.69
July 1. 2019
3.0038.2232.8116.16
July 1, 2020
3.7539.6534.0416.77
July 1, 2021
3.7541.1435.32
  17.40
 
 
Safety
Wear your safety glasses.   Use proper radio procedures when crew members. Managers are watching! 
 
Amtrak Mentor Pay
One hour Conductor's rate at $38.22.  Use the code "AP".
New hire conductors that are posting pay is $20.00
 
**If you turn the angle cock for any reason, you must perform a Class II brake test and engine brake test.
  
Short Crew Violations: Code "SC", UTU Agreement Rule 11

 
Keolis/VRE
John Winans: Chief Transportation Officer
Lamar Bates: Manager of Safety and Compliance/ Labor Relations
 
Q&A...or not
If you get called you have a right to call for union representation.  Call me or a union employee before committing to questioning.