work-rule


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work-rule

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) another name for work-to-rule
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Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane ruled that American could reject its pilots' contract and force work-rule changes which were necessary to restructure for the carrier.
The Guild said in its memo that in addition to the 17-percent pay cut, management was asking for a variety of benefit and work-rule take-backs that would combine to a decline of overall compensation of between 25-36 percent "depending upon your seniority and health care coverage.
The pilots have shelved plans to make work-rule changes to their contract that would increase productivity.
However, they rejected the work-rule changes on the grounds that they would reduce pilots' working conditions to legal minimum standards.
But it says the strikes are primarily over local plant grievances involving health and safety violations, work-rule disputes and subcontracting.
As part of an ongoing effort to "re-engineer" its operations, Trans World Airlines (TWA) reached a 3-year collective bargaining agreement with the International Association of Machinists (IAM), its largest union, on work-rule and productivity changes that are expected to save the carrier approximately $90 million annually.
The agreement is economically neutral, with the cost to Northwest of the premium-pay element offset by the value of the work-rule changes and grievance settlement.
An 8-day strike against 229 new car dealerships in the Chicago area ended when some 3,000 auto mechanics represented by Local 701 of the International Association of Machinists agreed to a 3-year contract that guarantees the current level of health care benefits in exchange for a compromise on wage increases and certain work-rule changes advantageous to dealers.
The award also resolved several issues concerning employee license premiums and severance pay as well as other work-rule and contract issues.
1, 2002, will strengthen already-productive WCD methods of utilizing employees, equipment and infrastructure under an hourly pay system for UTU members, and preserve existing work-rule flexibility.
It will preserve the work-rule flexibility of an earlier agreement while enhancing compensation and quality of life for WCD engineers.
In addition, numerous work-rule and benefit provisions exceed those of many other airlines and provide United flight attendants with more time off than other flight attendants in the industry.