UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY
For the territory
UNITED TRANSPORTATION UNION
In order to
provide service to the customers in the area wherein Eugene is the source of
supply in a manner that will best meet the goals of the Company to be customer
responsive in this territory, the parties agree as follows:
Switcher Assignments may be established at Eugene, Salem, and Albany
providing all such service is performed within a zone not exceeding 35
miles in each direction from the Home Terminal.
Note: Switching performed at Main
Line District Terminals (Eugene) where Yard crews are employed and on
duty shall be governed by the applicable National and Implementing
Switcher Assignments may be established as working five (5) or six (6)
days per week.
Traveling Switcher Assignments may be established hi order to protect
Road Switchers assigned days off. Such assignments may be established to
work five (5) or six (6) days per week even if there is insufficient
number of assigned days off to fill the week. The starting time rules as
provided in Rule 13 as amended are waived for "relief Traveling
Switcher Assignments in order to assure Company commitments.
the application of this Agreement, the total daily earnings, from all
sources under the basic day, mileage, overtime, and other rules of the
effective agreement, including any and all special and arbitrary
allowances, do not produce 125 miles per days, trainmen assigned or
working the traveling switcher assignment established under this
Agreement shall be guaranteed not less than 125 miles for each day
service is performed on the assignment or for each day such trainmen are
held for service.
It is not
intended to offset the 125 mile per day guarantee with the special
Allowance Payments under modified Crew Consist or the arbitrary hour
payment made to Conductors under Item (f) of the Traveling Switcher
Agreement of October 23,1987. Such allowances and arbitraries will be
paid over and above the 125 mile guarantee.
otherwise provided herein, the traveling switcher assignment will be
governed in all other respects by the terms and conditions of the
Agreement of October 23, 1987.
established pursuant to this Traveling Switcher Agreement shall be
subject to the Personal Leave provisions of the Northwest Crew Consist
Agreement. Employees observing Personal leave day will be compensated
100 miles at the basic Conductor (Foreman), Brakeman (Yardman)Yard rate.
Provisions of Rule 6(a) (guarantee-assigned freight service) of the
October 1, 1975 Agreement, will not be applicable for assignments
annulled on a recognized Holiday.
shall be effective May 16, 2000, and thereafter, subject to the condition that
it shall automatically terminate and be of no further force or effect fifteen
(15) days after written notice is served by either party upon the other of a
desire to do so. In the event of termination, rules or practices changed hereby
will be restored in their entirety.
Signed this 16th day of May, 2000.
FOR THE UNION PACIFIC TRANSPORTATION
General Chairman, UTU
Director Labor Relations