UTU LOCAL 577

Meetings are the 1st Wednesday of each month at 8:00 P.M.
At Perry's Pizza Joynt, 39 W North Ave, Northlake, IL.

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Vacated Vac.  Bid Form part 1

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Claim and Grievance Form

Chicago Ferderation of Labor

Westbound Footage Chart

Eastbound Footage Chart

New Information

It's Vacation Bid Time

Just click on the buttons for the Vacation Bid Form

Vacation Bid Form

Pre-Arranged Layoff Pilot Program

{for Road Conductors Only}

Just click on the buttons for the TE&Y overview and Agreement

Pre-Aranged Layoffs "How to Guide"              Paid Leaves Days/Single Vacation Days Agreement

HERE is the Claim for waiting over 30 minutes to get a room.

Just click on the button for the claim.

Hotel Claim

 

Here are Three Yard Agreements

1959-01-07 UTU System (Former BRT) Agreement     1960-11-30 UTU National Holiday & Vacation Agreemen    1946-12-01 UTU System (Former ORC&B) Agreemen

Trainmen here is the verbiage for the IN CAB CAMERA Claim.

Claim for eight  hours at the applicable rate. On (DATE) I was called on duty at (TIME) at (LOCATION) to operate assignment (ALPHA). During the performance of my duties, I was required to operate from the cab of locomotive (INITIAL and NUMBER). The locomotive was equipped with an inward facing camera, installed for the purpose of surveilling, and creating a digital video recording of, the crew's activities. No agreement, express or implied, allows for the creation of such record.

Just click on the button below to download the claim. Print it out for you to have with you at work.

Trainmen In Cab Camera Claim

Here is your "Qualification Criteria for Promotion to Engine Service"

Just click on the button below to download the complete Circular Letter and Letter to Labor Relations and Qualifications .

Print it out for you to have with you at work.

 FIT Qualifications

Personal Leave Days

                                                                       Years Of Service                                     Personal Leave Days

Less than 5 years                                                                    3 days

5 years and less than 10 years                                                  5 days

10 years and less than 15 years                                                 7 days

15 years and less than 20  years                                                 9 days

 20 years or more                                                                     11 days

Here is your "Yard Service Claim Write-Up Guide"

Just click on the button below to download the complete guide. Print it out for you to have with you at work.

Yard Service Claim Write-up Guide

If you have a problem and are pulled out-of-service do not sign any discipline waiver! Call your Local Chairman or any of your Vice Local Chairmen.

If your are hurt in a cab or company vehicle, Please look at the 2002 National Agreement located in the " Info On Agreement" section. It is Article IX - Off-Track Vehicle Accident Benefits, page 28.

This is for all Brothers and Sisters of Local 577 in reference to Carrier Supervisor or Officials piloting your train. Please read SIDE LETTER NO. 7 and print a copy for yourself.

Click Here For Side Letter NO.7

Effective immediately - If you work on the road and you exercise your seniority and place yourself on a  Board you must now stay on that Board for thirty (30) days this will apply for the pool and extra board before you can exercise your seniority again to make another move.  This applies to all Road Conductors at Proviso, Global 2, Global 3, Global 4, West Chicago, and Belvidere.

Brother and Sisters if you are on the AWTS board and are ordered as a conductor to take a train out, if there are rested conductors on the protecting extra board let Local Chairman Fisher know by sending him a E-Mail: rlf5591@aol.com or call at 630-747-8273 ASAP. In your E-mail or call please give the train ID and the date and time you were ordered.

We have two new agreements for the new AWTS boards.  You can find AWTS agreements and print yourself a copy by clicking on the "Info on Agreements" button.  They are titled AWTS Eastern 1 2012 and AWTS Clarification May, 2012.

Commuter Brothers and Sisters:

Please notify Local Chairman Bob Fisher via e-mail rlf5591@aol.com what pieces of your uniform are missing, also include a copy of your packing slip, and the invoice which shows what you ordered for your claims.  The UTU Uniform Agreement for Passenger Service Employees is now downloadable and viewable in the "New Info On Agreement" section. More information to follow regarding this matter.

Global III conductors, Please Send your claims to Local Chairman Fisher, instead of using the 577 claims box. His address and fax are on the Union Officers link.

You will need to go the CMTS and change from Kevin Hilko to Robert Fisher and change the user ID on to Robert Fisher's, OTEX531.

The Union Pacific Railroad has restricted UTU Local 577ís Local Chairman, Robert Fisher's access to your pay records.  If you want him to be able to continue to review your pay records, guarantees, claims, and appeals you must authorize him to be able to help you.  You must put in  Local Chairman Fisher's User ID of OTEX531.  Without doing this Local Chairman Fisher can not help with any payroll problems, or help with any and all claims or appeals.   He cannot process any claim issues, payroll issues, guarantee issues, or appeals on behalf of you without the members authorizing our Local Chairman Fisher by putting in his User ID of OTEX531.

Members - Here's what you need to do to authorize Local Chairman Fisher's access.

You must put in the Local Chairman's User ID in the "authorize Chairman access to pay screens" option located on your "personal info" page of your CMTS Menu.  If you have questions about this process, or experience technical problems, contact Cliff Johnson or Greg Cox in Timekeeping.  To obtain a reference document on this feature, go to the Employee Site and search keyword "Chairperson". 

NEW INFORMATION ON LOCOMOTIVE SANITATION STANDARDS

Note: FRA Rule CFR 2290137 (c) (1) thought (5) .

 

Webmaster: Michael Beltz, Comments or Questions E-Mail me at: ConductorMike@utulocal577.org