Here is sample listing of charge letters that I have received:
– major violations- 2 cases
Reports- not complete
to passengers – 2 cases
Place violence- 2 cases
showing up for work.
Rule failure – not calling signal
of Delay Reports
G – 3 cases
Carry-by – 2 cases
was advised by the Southern Division that they have a Conductor that
was allegedly texting while on duty. That carries a mandatory 10 day
claims have been processed through Labor Relation in the last month
and a half.
hearing in Philadelphia are scheduled for 2 members on June 20, 2013
Watch your remittance procedures
Conductors don’t occupy more than 2 tables in café car
Remember don’t stop the train unless you have permission from the
and give car number and what you found if you stop
for a possible defect.
We will be looking at the hotel accommodations in Atlanta Ga.
We are looking at some job changes if Congress doesn't give Amtrak
the funding it
Whenever they are fights or disruptions on the train don’t get
involved call the
Police right away.
Track work on Newport News route for the next 2 weeks.
Book check will be random for the next 3 months.
Safety glasses please wear them they are going to be looking at
Conductors stay out of cab of engine until your duties require you to
be up there.
New Hours of Service will be going into effect on October 15. An
explanation of the
new law will be distributed to all T&E employees
so they understand the changes. I
don’t see any substantial changes
that will effect our trains. Remember you can claim
only 1 day due to
Hours of Service, UTU Agreement Rule 50.
If there are member that are putting your job at risk please contact one
of your local officers and let us resolve it because you go to
General Chairperson Sampson has signed a new contract with Keolis.
If you don’t contribute to the UTU Pac now is the time to do it. I
will have pledge
forms available at the Union office. Please stop by
to get one and Contribute.
Remember to use SC on job code when claiming crew consist violations.
Agreement Rule 11.
William H. Bates