RDWL and RCA Sunday Volunteer Signup Period begins – May 2019
April 20 - May 3
Article 8 Section 5. Relief Day Worked – From the National contract
A. The relief day work list at each delivery unit shall be established twice during each guarantee period. The relief day work list will be posted for a two-week period. Each time the new relief day work list is established it shall supersede the previous list. All regular carriers, regardless of route classification, desiring to work their relief days shall place their names on the relief day work list.
The first opportunity to sign the relief day work list will be three weeks prior to the beginning of the new guarantee period and will be effective at the beginning of the new guarantee period. The second opportunity to sign the relief day work list will be three weeks prior to the beginning of the first full pay period in May and will be effective the first full pay period in May. When a regular rural carrier is needed to work a relief day, due to the unavailability of a leave replacement, the Employer will:
1. Select carriers on the list, in order of seniority on a rotating basis, to work on the relief day.
2. If the need still exists, the Employer will accept volunteers from regular carriers not on the list before requiring regular carriers not on the list to work the relief day. Such requirement will be by juniority.
3. A regular rural carrier on the list will not be required to work if the carrier has at least one day of annual leave (including an approved X day) or sick leave adjacent to the relief day.
B. On the day the regular carrier works the relief day, the assigned leave replacement may be required to work any route in the delivery unit consistent with the provisions of this Agreement. Administrative errors in the assignment of work to regular carriers on relief days will not result in monetary remedies.
C. The Employer is not required to work any regular carrier on a relief day if it would cause the carrier to exceed the hours of the annual guarantee or fifty-six (56) actual hours within one (1) week.
RCA Sunday Work Volunteer List
Art. 30.2.P(in part)-An office wide list will be established for substitutes, rural carrier associates, and rural carrier relief employees who desire to work on Sunday…