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2017 Insurance and Related:

Voluntary Long Term Disability (LTD)Effective January 1, 2017, your Long Term Disability insurance carrier changed to The Hartford.


(LTD No Longer in USE, Saved for Historical Value)


Short Term Disability (STD)

More Insurance and Related:

The Lincoln National Life Insurance Company

Survivor Information:

Grievance

Seniority

Transfer

Transfer Eligibility Waiver Form Procedures

Employee Responsibility:

  1. Complete all information beside block 1.
  2. Forward form to your Local President.

Local President’s Responsibility:

1. Verify that the Employee has completed his portion of the form.

2. Contact local employee relations and verify if the location has the potential of exhausting the transfer list and plans to hire off of the street.

3. Complete block 2.

4. If Local President agrees – Forward form to the TWU International AA System Coordinator.

  • Fax (817) 282-1906
  • Mail to:

Transport Workers Union AA System Coordinator
1791 Hurstview Dr.
Hurst, Texas 76054

  • If you email it, it would need to be in PDF format.

AA System Coordinator Responsibility:

  1. Verify block 1 and 2 are completed.
  2. Contact the Managing Director of Employee Relations and complete blocks 3 & 4.
  3. Send the completed form to ATD International, Managing Director of Employee Relations, and each Local affected.

Transfer-Eligibility-Waiver-Request Form

 

Contact Information

Workers Comp

Exoneration

Union Dues Exoneration & Withdrawal Cards

INTERNATIONAL CONSTITUTION

Article XVII, Section 4(a), [Any member who is prevented by illness, injury, or layoff from earning any wages in a calendar month shall be excused from paying dues for such month and such nonpayment shall not affect his good standing. For the purpose of this paragraph, the word “Wages” shall be construed to include any monetary compensation, totaling seventy-five (75%) percent or more of the member’s regular monthly income from his/her employment, payable to an ill or injured worker under applicable law, and/or pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement. …]

Lay-off

Section 4(b) After 3 consecutive months’ approved exoneration because of lay-off, a laid -off member shall be required to pay his/her dues to retian his/her good standing membership, or to accept an honorary withdrawal card.

Illness or Injury

After twelve consecutive months’ approved exoneration because of illness or injury, any such ill or injured member shall be required to pay his/her dues to retain his/her good standing membership, or t accept an honorary withdrawal card.

A member shall not be considered to be in good standing during any period for which he/she holds an honorary withdrawal card.

BILL LINDNER LETTER, DATED APRIL 16, 1980:

Military Leave of Absence

[… persons on military leave are not entitled to exoneration under Section 6 since they do not fit the category of “being prevented from earning any wages in a calendar month. …”]

Discharged Members

[… should be considered as laid-off and therefore would fall under the provisions of Section 6(b). …]

[…nothing prevents any member on longer periods of lay-ff or even military leave from continuing to pay dues in order to maintain good standing with the local for other purposes. …]

 

Termination 

Appeals Procedure – Termination of Employment

As a result of American Airlines terminating my employment, the Union has filed an Appeal on my behalf pursuant to the TWU/AA Agreement, Article 30 – Dismissal.

I understand the Company must fully investigate the matter and render a written decision to me no later than twelve (12) days; usually by certified mail. If I am not satisfied with their decision, I will immediately bring their written decision to the TWU, Local 514 office, 11945 East Pine Street for timely submission to the Board of Adjustment.

I further understand that by not submitting my grievance timely to the Union, my right to a hearing could be abrogated. 

Appeals Procedure-Termination of Employment FORM in PDF

Smoker Usage

Smoker Policy

We regret that we we have to establish a policy but the facts are we have had 2 smokers disappear (stolen) and recently had 1 out for 4 weeks. Therefore In order to reserve and borrow a smoker the members who are in good standing of Local 514 will make there reservation through our Secretary Kathy Green.

You must put up a $150.00 dollar deposits in the form of a Certified check. You will pick the smoker up during our business hours of 7AM until 4PM and sign for the smoker with either Jay Potter or Alan Ball. The smoker must be returned to the hall within 5 days including the day of pick up. You must also sign that you have returned the smoker with Jay or Alan.

If the smoker is not returned within the 5 days a $50.00 dollar a day penalty will be applied and taken from the deposit.

The smokers are for private use only and not to be used for commercial profit. If discover being used for profit your deposits will be forfeited and you will no longer be able to borrow a smoker.

Your Executive Board.

Check Out and Return Form: Smoker Policy and Liability-5-2014

Shop Steward

Union Hall Use

Local 514 Union Hall Use and Reservations Policy

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When the TWU Hall is not otherwise in use, it may be reserved by Local 514 members only who are in good standing for events such as family reunions, birthday parties, etc., and by organizations that promote the objectives of organized labor; provided, however, that the member must be in good standing and have attended at least two (2) membership meetings within 12 months preceding the event. Only one event will be scheduled during Friday,Saturday or Sundays, except prior to membership or shop stewards meetings when no reservations will be allowed on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.

Alcoholic beverages are prohibited!

  1. RESERVATIONS: Reservations shall be made at the TWU Office.
  2. WALK­THROUGH: In order to ascertain the Meeting Hall’s condition, the member making the reservation must make arrangements in advance with an Authorized Representative for a walk ­through to be held on the last business day prior to the event and the first business day following the event. Authorized Representatives for this purpose shall be defined as the president, vice president, financial secretary­-treasurer, recording secretary and sergeant at arms
  3. FEES: A $500 cashier’s check or money order shall be required for deposit. The deposit shall be refunded upon return of the keys, less any charges for repairs, damages, or cleaning, if any. The Meeting Hall must be returned to its original order, i.e., chairs and tables set up, etc.
  4. KEYS: Keys must be returned by 10:00 AM on the first business day following the event.
  5. FINAL WALK­THROUGH: The Member is responsible for scheduling the final walk­ through with the Authorized Representative as defined in 2 above. The final walk­ through must be done on the first business day following the event to determine cleanliness and the condition of the building. The Member will be responsible for ALL damages and clean­up charges to the building and/or contents, if any.

RULES:

a) It is prohibited to remove any TWU property from the TWU Hall.

b) No decorations may be used that will mar, deface, delineate, alienate, or otherwise depreciate the value or appearance of the property. Decorations may only be hung using “painters tape”. No thumb tacks or push pins may be used. No decorations may be attached to ceiling panels. (the ceiling panels are brittle.) No pictures will be removed from the walls.

c) No standing on chairs is allowed.

d) Thermostats will be maintained at 68 degrees.

e) Soft drinks in the pop box are free during union meetings only. (Lock on pop box)

f) Telephones are for local calls only.

Emergency phone numbers are posted in the Hall area.

Use of the TWU Hall is a privilege and the responsibility for its care and maintenance belong to all of us. The member making this reservations is responsible for returning the TWU Hall to its condition at the time the key is issued, including table and chair arrangement and cleanliness.

Union Hall Reservations Policy Mar 2015 in PDF

Death of an Employee

Shipment of Human Remains

Americans Airlines Policy : (as of 8-17-2015 – Please check Jetnet for any changes)

We understand how painful losing a loving one is and we want to respect the wishes of travelers and employees wish to carry or transport crematory remains as part of their carry-on luggage. Employees, retirees or eligible family members are allowed to carry on a crematory container provided Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening and the laws of the country of destination (if applicable) can be met. This benefit does apply to international employees, however charges are only waived on American’s portion of the transport in cases where interline travel is required.

The company also provides confirmed space for the shipment of an employee’s, retiree’s or eligible family member’s remains between cities on the American Airlines system. At this time, Envoy is unable to accommodate the shipment of remains.

You will need to contact the funeral home or mortuary to make the arrangements. They will need your employee number, station/branch and your relation to the deceased. The funeral home will contact Cargo to make the arrangements.

Any additional charges will be the responsibility of the next-of-kin or estate. The company is unable to secure courtesy shipment of remains on other airlines.

Eligible family members of employees include:

  • Spouse or company recognized Domestic Partner
  • Children, step-children (dependent and non-dependent)
  • Sister, step-sister
  • Brother, step-brother
  • Father, step-father, father-in-law
  • Mother, step-mother, mother-in-law
  • Other relatives who are permanent members of the employee’s household

For more information, see: Support to Surviving Family Members

Survivor Information: