Vacations

VACATION QUALIFICATION

  • The equivalent of 240 days of service, rendered during the preceding calendar year, is needed to qualify.
  • Each day worked in yard service shall be computed as 1.6 days (150 days needed to qualify).
  • Each day worked in road service shall be computed as 1.3 days (180 days needed to qualify).
  • Calendar days on which an employee is compensated while attending training and rules classes at the carrier’s direction will be included in the determination of qualification. Such days are not subject to the multipliers.
  • Calendar days on which an employee assigned to an extra board is available and not used, not exceeding 90 days, will be included in the determination of qualification. Such days are not subject to the multipliers.
  • Calendar days on which an employee is absent and unable to perform service due to an on-duty injury, not exceeding 45 such days, will be included in the determination of qualification. Such days are not subject to the multipliers.
  • Your preponderance of service between April 1 and September 1, will determine which vacation roster you qualify for.

VACATION LENGTH

1 YEAR OF SERVICE……………………………1 WEEK

2 YEARS OF SERVICE…………………………2 WEEKS

8 YEARS OF SERVICE………………………….3 WEEKS

17 YEARS OF SERVICE………………………..4 WEEKS

25 YEARS OF SERVICE………………………..5 WEEKS

VACATION PAY

  • Pay for each week of vacation is 1/52 of compensation earned during the previous year.
  • Minimum pay for each week of vacation for road service employees is 6 minimum basic days at the rate of the last service rendered.
  • Minimum pay for each week of vacation for yard service employees is 5 minimum basic days at the rate of the last service rendered.

VACATED VACATION WEEKS

Vacated vacation request are processed on the 20th day of every month in seniority order.

If your desiring to change your assigned solid week of vacation, print and complete the vacated vacation form bellow and fax it to our office at 312-207-0908.

{click here}VACATED VACATION REQUEST

{click here}2018 VACATION REQUEST FORM

PERSONAL LEAVE DAYS

YEARS OF SERVICE                                         DAYS

Less than 5 years…………………………………..3
5 years and less than 10 years……………………5
10 years and less than 15 years………………….7
15 years and less than 20 years…………………..9
20 years or more…………………………………..11