JTDC ARBITRATOR ORDER ON UPCOMING SHIFT BIDS.

The current bid at the JTDC is occurring under an arbitrator’s order resolving a grievance filed by the union over the JTDC’s failure to hold a bid in accordance with the CBA.  The arbitrator’s order can be found here (insert link).  The process ordered by the arbitrator is not completely in line with the process outlined in the CBA.  Here are some important distinctions to keep in mind for YDS in this bid:1) The most senior member currently working in each center will have a chance to bid on open shifts in his or her center first.  Once that is complete, all other open shifts will be filled by seniority, building wide.FOR EXAMPLE: In Houston, there is one open spot on first shift with Fri/Sat off.  If the most senior member currently working in Houston would like to bid into that shift, he or she will be allowed to do so and then the bid will proceed accordingly.  If the most senior member currently working in Houston does not bid into that shift, it will remain open for bidding in the general pool.2) Once those eight members have chosen whether or not to bid into open shifts in their centers, … Continue reading JTDC ARBITRATOR ORDER ON UPCOMING SHIFT BIDS.