LOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN

CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY

AND

THE CANADIAN COUNCIL OF RAILWAY OPERATING UNIONS

AT RED DEER

 

 

1.0             Purpose of Agreement

 

This Agreement will stipulate procedures for payment under the fixed mileage Method of pay outlined in Article 1.18 of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Collective Agreement and Article 1. 24 of the United Transportation Union Collective Agreement for the Leduc Subdivision between Red Deer and South Edmonton (which includes Lambton Park and Clover Bar), the Wetaskiwin and Leduc Subdivisions between Red Deer, Wetaskiwin and Hardisty as well as Hardisty, Wetaskiwin and South Edmonton (which includes Lambton Park and Clover Bar).

 

2.0             Coverage

Locomotive Engineers, Conductors, and Trainpersons with home terminal Red Deer will be governed by the terms of this Agreement.

 

3.0††††††††††† Specific Language

 

3.1†††††† A Crew who commences a straightaway tour of duty in Red Deer, Hardisty or South Edmonton (which includes Lambton Park and Clover Bar) and is deadheaded out of working service will be paid the same as if the crew had completed the entire trip working on the train to the objective terminal or by Dual Method of Pay, whichever is greater. Trains between Hardisty and South Edmonton will be paid actual miles run account fixed rate not applicable.

 

3.2†††††† A Crew who commences a straightaway tour of duty in Red Deer, Hardisty, South Edmonton (which includes Lambton Park and Clover Bar) and is deadheaded into working service will be paid the same as if the crew had completed the entire trip working on the train to the objective terminal or by Dual Method of Pay, whichever is greater. Trains between Hardisty and South Edmonton will be paid actual miles run account fixed rate not applicable.

 

3.3†††††† The $80.00 premium payment provided in Article 27.12 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Collective Agreement and Article 29.13 United Transportation Union Collective Agreement for all crews operating on the Subdivisions noted in 1.0 will apply to the entire tour of duty regardless if in the objective terminal or in deadhead service prior to 10 hours when on duty over 10 hours.

 

3.4             A Crew that gives notice as provided in Article 27.04 BLE Collective Agreement or 29.05 UTU Collective Agreement and is relieved will revert to the dual method of calculating pay and Clauses 3.1, 3.2, and 3.3 of this Agreement will not apply.

3.5             Article 27.12 of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Collective Agreement and Article 29.13 of the United Transportation Union Collective Agreement will apply in that the crews will be in and off duty within 12 hours.

 

4.0              Additional Language

4.1        All Conductor Only payments/premiums will be paid in accordance with the current collective agreement. This agreement has no impact on the application of these claims.

4.2       Trains that are delayed or behind another train similarly delayed outside the objective terminal up to and including Kavanaugh, Stroick or Wolf Creek, will be paid on the per minute basis for all time over two (2) hours. This claim will be in addition to all other earnings for that tour of duty. This claim should be submitted using the CMA claim code NN. The time of this claim will cease when the train reaches the OMTS of their objective terminal (South Edmonton or Red Deer). Miles claims in accordance with this provision are to be considered as non-chargeable.

4.3       If the crew is required to perform switching at the locations specified in item 4.2, then they will be required to deduct all time involved in the Conductor Only switching from the NN claim stipulated in this agreement. There will be no duplicate payment allowed.

 

 

5.0††††††††††† Cancellation Clause
This Agreement is without precedent or prejudice to either party and can be amended, revised or cancelled upon seven daysí written notice by either party.

 

SIGNED AT RED DEER, ALBERTA THIS 11th DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2004.

 

FOR THE COMPANY†††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† FOR THE COUNCIL

 

 

(original signed) J. L. Stevens (for)††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† (original signed) Morley Ropchan

Mike Franczak

General Manager Field Operations

Canadian Pacific Railway

Morley Ropchan

Local Chairperson ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

United Transportation Union

 

 

(original signed) Jim Deegan

Jim Deegan

Sub Local Chairman

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers