August 24, 2010
Brothers and Sisters,
Just a quick update on the shift discussions;
• We are accepting shift surveys until the end of the month. Please encourage participation to those that have not submitted.
• We have received an updated proposed shift from the company with an increased manpower requirement due to the 777 “A” checks scheduled for this fall.
• Here are some highlights of the company’s proposal;
Ramp, all 4/4 with the following start times (0900, 1230, 2330 or 2000?)
Hangars East, 4/4 with the following start times (0700, 1020, 2030) and a 4/3
Tuesday-Friday for the 777 “A” check starting at 2330.
Hangars West, 4/4 with the following start times (0700, 1020, 2030) and a 4/3 or 5/2 at 0700 and 1500.
Engine Area, 4/4 with a 0700 start time.
Stoc, Contracts, etc, TBD.
• We are also discussing eliminating the current process of bidding with qualifications and a yearly bid as opposed to monthly transfers.
We will convey more information as it becomes available. Please see us in the office for further information.