LEAVE AND COMPENSATION DUE TO COVID-19

LEAVE AND COMPENSATION DUE TO COVID-19

What if I need to stay home because I’m sick or I have to take a leave of absence related to COVID-19? Will we be compensated for that time off?

BNSF has relaxed our policies for anyone contracting COVID-19 or directed to quarantine. We will not discipline anyone for following quarantine guidelines. We can do this because we’re confident that our teams know the importance of doing our jobs to fulfill our critical role in the supply chain.

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Vacation Bid Openings for Week of 08-10

WEEKS OPEN FOR BID, DUE ON 08/05/20 12:00 NOON

08/31/20 – 02 Week(s) Open
09/28/20 – 01 Week(s) Open
10/05/20 – 03 Week(s) Open
10/26/20 – 01 Week(s) Open
11/02/20 – 03 Week(s) Open
11/09/20 – 06 Week(s) Open
11/16/20 – 06 Week(s) Open
11/30/20 – 03 Week(s) Open
12/07/20 – 03 Week(s) Open
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July regular meeting and other business follow-up

All,

Please review the information below:

August Regular Meeting

Due to the COVID numbers increasing again, we are going to hold our meeting again through Zoom.  We will make a 1 week announcement of regular announcements days before the meeting.  If you have any questions please call or text me.  Text is preferred; I will get back to you ASAP.

Dog Catching

I would like everybody to review this article about dog catching inside the terminal.  Recently, the carrier has been calling STAS from the Grand Pool. We are working with the local chairmen to get more information out to the membership.

Please be safe and healthy!
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August 4th Primary Elections, Endorsement

To All,

The following are the 2020 Primary Election Endorsements, by the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, and SMART-TD, Washington State Legislative Boards. Those listed have either supported and worked with us to establish law on your behalf, or have proven to be noteworthy in their abilities to represent your best interests moving forward. Please see the attachment, below.

There will be Candidate Interviews scheduled across the state, for those seeking labors endorsement for the General Election, on November 3, 2020.

If there is anyone running for an elected position which you believe will support and work on the behalf of Railroad Labor, Family-Waged Jobs, Workers Rights, etc. that have not been endorsed by us, send me an email with their informational background. Please be sure to CC your Division Legislative Representative as well.
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Vacation Bid openings for Week of 08-03

WEEKS OPEN FOR BID, DUE ON 07/29/20 12:00 NOON

08/24/20 – 01 Week(s) Open
08/31/20 – 01 Week(s) Open
09/07/20 – 01 Week(s) Open
09/28/20 – 01 Week(s) Open
10/05/20 – 03 Week(s) Open
10/12/20 – 01 Week(s) Open
10/26/20 – 01 Week(s) Open
11/02/20 – 03 Week(s) Open
11/09/20 – 06 Week(s) Open
11/16/20 – 06 Week(s) Open
11/30/20 – 02 Week(s) Open
12/07/20 – 02 Week(s) Open
12/14/20 – 01 Week(s) Open
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Vacation Bid Openings for Week of 07-27

WEEKS OPEN FOR BID, DUE ON 07/22/20 12:00 NOON

07/27/20 – 01 Week(s) Open
08/10/20 – 01 Week(s) Open
08/24/20 – 01 Week(s) Open
09/21/20 – 02 Week(s) Open
09/28/20 – 01 Week(s) Open
10/05/20 – 03 Week(s) Open
10/12/20 – 01 Week(s) Open
10/26/20 – 01 Week(s) Open
11/02/20 – 03 Week(s) Open
11/09/20 – 06 Week(s) Open
11/16/20 – 04 Week(s) Open
11/30/20 – 02 Week(s) Open
12/07/20 – 01 Week(s) Open
Winning Bids