Mark Your Calendars With the Following Important Events!
Members of the PBS Committee and Crew Planning will be in the ANC Base in November to help with holiday bidding.
November 5th , 9am-3pm
November 6th, 5am-1230pm
Hope to see you!
THE SCHEDULING COMMITTEE MEETS MONTHLY IN SEATTLE
The next two meetings are scheduled for September 24, and October 22.
Reach out to Co-Chairs Karen Ferrell and Stephen Fritts with any scheduling questions or issues that you would like to see addressed. We will be following up with information from these meetings when they get back.
UPCOMING UNIFORM COMMITTEE MEETING
The Uniform Committee will be meeting in Seattle on October 9. Destiny Topps, our Local Uniform Committee Chair is seeking feedback. Communication is key to making sure we are provided with what works best for our workgroup. If you have any suggestions or comments regarding the new uniform pieces, please email Destiny (firstname.lastname@example.org ) prior to October 1.
FIRST ROUND OF VACATION BIDDING IS OPEN!
Refer to bulletin: #2015-0212 for more information.
First Round: September 8, 2015 – September 22, 2015 (midnight); awards posted by September 28, 2015.
Second Round: October 2, 2015 – October 15, 2015 (midnight); awards posted by October 23, 2015.
If you have enough days to bid two (2) or more openings and you only bid one (1) opening, you will be assigned your second block of seven (7) or more days.
1 – 13 days: must bid all in first opening
14 – 20 days: bid in one or two openings
21+ days: bid in one or two openings in the First Round; may leave seven (7) or more days for Second Round
Do not leave yourself less than seven (7) days to bid in the second round.
Bid remaining days** after First Round in up to four (4) openings. Again, each opening must contain at least seven (7) days.
**The remaining days available for the Second Round on your bid form when the Second Round opens.
***If you forget to bid in the Second Round, you will be assigned after all Second Round bids are awarded.
Vacation Trading will start October 28, 2015.
You will have until October 31, 2015 to trade January 1-4, 2016 vacation days.
NEW OPEN TIME PROCESS
Refer to Bulletin #2015-0210
New OPEN TIME key points:
Start date for trading/dropping trips is the 15th of the month. This date is for both FA-to-FA trades and OT trades.
New start times for each base:
- SAN-9am PT
- PDX-10am PT
- ANC-11am PT
- LAX-12pm PT
- SEA-2pm PT
Out of domicile pick-ups start on the 17th of each month.
Calendar will still show a white background for an open day and gray for a limited day just like before.
You can now drop a trip into Open Time without trading, if the day is open.
Starting Sept 15th for Oct Flying, only the day on which the trip reports has to be open in order for the trip to be traded or dropped.
4K sequences will be processed within the system, no need to contact Crew Scheduling after Sept 15 for OCT sequences.
Your LEC Officers – Lisa Pinkston, Karen Ferrell, and Laura Rueckert