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Very Important: When registering MAKE sure to check your e-mail... [Read More]
Mid Island had a general membership meeting on Friday December 2, 2016 at 1pm and the meeting room was gratefully provided by the area APWU local. The meeting consisted of several paid Executive Board members and three  rank & file members of Mid Island including myself. The meeting by and large had nothing to do with Mid Island and the conversations were of the following;
Some discussion on our National contract but nothing new or what you already know; however, there is a Local Presidentís meeting sometime this week and maybe some new and confirmed contract information will be provided;
JFK highest leased building in the United States and the Service would like to end that lease;
Bethpage facility ball-dock is being considered for sub-contracting out which the union is attempting to fight;
Defensive driving class where it was suggested that the union subsidize the cost; I believe the union will not sponsor... [Read More]
In this case the union argued that the snow storm of March 5, 2015 rose to a level of a community disaster that had prevented group of employees on tour three from reporting for work. The arbitrator saw it differently and argued that the union did not prove that the storm of 3.5.2015 rose to a community disaster that had prevented groups of employees from reporting; as such; employee absences was more personal than general.
In the upcoming winter months itís important to remember the following;
Call the emergency number for Mid Island at 1-888-363-7462 ext. 117;
If unable to report to work because of the storm call-in community disaster;
Bring in any newspaper articles showing the storms severity;
When ask to complete the effort form please write/show that you made a driving effort to report to work. The effort form will used against or for you in determining... [Read More]