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This presentation contains sound.  Please set your speakers to the appropriate volume.<br />
Air Canada Component of CUPE Educational Series<br />
If there is any variance between the material presented here and the Air Canada CUPE Collective Agreement, the Collective ...
reserve 101 how to survive and thrive <br />The basics – your block<br />How will I be assigned?<br />How much will I work...
your block                       B8.06<br />Your block consists of 30 t0 32 days with 13 days off or 33 days with 14 days ...
days in your block - days on<br />Call  In Reserve B8.13 & 27	<br />You are expected to call in the night before between 2...
days in your block – days off <br />Guaranteed (inviolate)<br />Should never be given an assignment which causes you to wo...
how will i be assigned?<br />Call in reserves are to be assigned prior to ready reserves 		B8.22.01.03          	<br />Res...
airport standby              B8.20<br />You may be assigned a 4 hour airport standby<br />You can be assigned a flight whi...
how much will i work?  <br />The maximum monthly limitation is either 80 or 85 hours  					B5.01.01<br />Whatever time you...
how long can i be forced to work?  					B5.02<br />If your duty period is expected to exceed the scheduled duty period lim...
Duty Period Limitations<br />At a crew base<br />Not at a crew base<br />Domestic – 13 hours		     B5.02.03.01<br />Overse...
how many days will I be gone?<br />You cannot be scheduled to work more than 6 days in a row (B8.16) however,  through an ...
how long do I get to rest at home base?<br />Your rest period depends on what type of pairing you completed <br />Your fir...
Crew Rest<br />At home base –B8.02 <br />Not at home base – B8.03, 04 &05<br />After 2 consecutive all nighters : 18 hrs<b...
how will I be paid?       B8.12<br />You will be paid your hourly rate of pay as outlined in article 5 of the Collective A...
How to thrive – tips and tricks<br />There are some things that you can do to make your life on reserve better!<br />
reserve release             B30.02<br />When you are on ready reserve, you may request a 6 hour release from duty. <br />I...
open bidding – pre select B8.26<br />A list of all open flights for the month is published prior to the block month beginn...
open bidding –preselect  b8.26 …..continued  <br />If you are on a C or R day, you may required to operate an additional f...
how to submit a bid<br />RES III password - call 1800 361 7373<br />It is an old archaic system – there are help manuals i...
reserve handbook<br />The reserve committee has created a handbook to assist you in upholding your rights on reserve.<br /...
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Reserve 101 – a survival guide

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Reserve 101 – a survival guide

  1. 1. This presentation contains sound. Please set your speakers to the appropriate volume.<br />
  2. 2. Air Canada Component of CUPE Educational Series<br />
  3. 3. If there is any variance between the material presented here and the Air Canada CUPE Collective Agreement, the Collective Agreement shall be deemed to be correct. <br />All material presented here is without prejudice or precedent to any position the Union may take in the future and is the most accurate information available at the present time.<br />
  4. 4. reserve 101 how to survive and thrive <br />The basics – your block<br />How will I be assigned?<br />How much will I work?<br />How long will I get to rest?<br />How will I be paid?<br />Tips and tricks<br />
  5. 5. your block B8.06<br />Your block consists of 30 t0 32 days with 13 days off or 33 days with 14 days off<br />There are 4 types of days :<br />Days on : Call in or Ready Reserve<br />Days off : Guaranteed or non- Guaranteed<br />
  6. 6. days in your block - days on<br />Call In Reserve B8.13 & 27 <br />You are expected to call in the night before between 20:00 -23:00 for flight assignment<br />If no assignment is available, you can ask to be released or you may be converted to Ready reserve (B8.29)<br />After completing the assignment you are required to call to “check out”<br />Ready Reserve B8.30<br />You are expected to be contactable and ready to accept an assignment during the entire 24 hour period<br />If you are awarded an assignment you are not required to call to “check out”<br />
  7. 7. days in your block – days off <br />Guaranteed (inviolate)<br />Should never be given an assignment which causes you to work these days<br />Can not be drafted or operate voluntary extension (100 hrs) on these days<br />Cannot preselect (open bid) on these days<br />Non Guaranteed<br />You may be flown into these days<br />If you are flown into your days off, you will receive 12 hrs crew rest then your days will begin (B8.07.03)<br />You may be drafted, operate under voluntary extension or bid a preselect on these days (B8.33)<br />
  8. 8. how will i be assigned?<br />Call in reserves are to be assigned prior to ready reserves B8.22.01.03 <br />Reserve assignments are assigned in order from low time to high time, even if it means working you into your non guaranteed days off B8.22.02<br />
  9. 9. airport standby B8.20<br />You may be assigned a 4 hour airport standby<br />You can be assigned a flight which leaves anytime that day as long as the assignment does not extend beyond your duty day<br />You may also be asked to standby for one hour after the completion of a flight B8.21<br />
  10. 10. how much will i work? <br />The maximum monthly limitation is either 80 or 85 hours B5.01.01<br />Whatever time you have available at the end of the month may be doubled using the “return to base extension” clause B5.01.05<br />Once you have completed 72 hours, you can request to be released for the rest of the month – at that point they must assign you a flight or release you. The flight they assign you can on any of your remaining reserve days B8.11<br />
  11. 11. how long can i be forced to work? B5.02<br />If your duty period is expected to exceed the scheduled duty period limitation you have the right to book crew rest (go home) or continue to work<br />If you elect to continue to work, you must tell the In Charge how long you are willing to stay (15, 16 hrs, etc)<br />If you continue to work you will be entitled to the 50% duty period extension premium.<br />
  12. 12. Duty Period Limitations<br />At a crew base<br />Not at a crew base<br />Domestic – 13 hours B5.02.03.01<br />Overseas – 14 hours B5.02.02.01<br />B14 (>11h30) – 15 hrs B14.01<br />LOU 18 ( >15 hrs) – 16hr15 L18.03.01<br />LOU 22 A (>16h15) – 18hrs L22.02.01<br />LOU 22 B (>18:01) – 19hr30 L22.06.01<br />Domestic – 15 hours B5.02.03.02<br />Domestic –deadhead <br />extension – 15 hrs B5.02.02.02<br />Overseas – 16 hours B5.02.03.02<br />LOU 18 – 16h15<br />LOU 22 A – 18hrs<br />LOU 22 B – 19hr30<br />
  13. 13. how many days will I be gone?<br />You cannot be scheduled to work more than 6 days in a row (B8.16) however, through an exchange of days off you may opt to work up to 8 days B8.16.02<br />If you are scheduled to work more that 6 days in a row due to overlapping reserve block months, crew sched shall schedule one day off. B8.15<br />If you are flown into this day off, a 24 hour period of release shall commence 15 minutes after the arrival of your flight <br />
  14. 14. how long do I get to rest at home base?<br />Your rest period depends on what type of pairing you completed <br />Your first 12 hours are inviolate<br />
  15. 15. Crew Rest<br />At home base –B8.02 <br />Not at home base – B8.03, 04 &05<br />After 2 consecutive all nighters : 18 hrs<br />Prior to a 3rd all nighter : 24 hrs<br />After an overseas flight except BDA : 24 hr<br />After LOU 18 of LOU 22 flight : 72 hrs <br />After all other flights : 12 hrs<br />After overseas layover to North American layover – 12 hrs<br />Between 2 duty periods totaling 20 hrs or more : 12 hrs scheduled, may be reduced to 10 hrs in event of irregular operation<br />London Heathrow – 12hrs<br />After LOU 18 & 22 – 24 hrs, may be reduced to 18hrs in event of irr. op.<br />
  16. 16. how will I be paid? B8.12<br />You will be paid your hourly rate of pay as outlined in article 5 of the Collective Agreement calculated to the nearest minute.<br />You will be paid for all your actual flight time credits OR the minimum monthly guarantee of 70 hrs, whichever is greater.<br />If you are unavailable to fly on a scheduled reserve day, this 70 hour guarantee will be reduced by 2h10 for each day you remain unavailable .<br />
  17. 17. How to thrive – tips and tricks<br />There are some things that you can do to make your life on reserve better!<br />
  18. 18. reserve release B30.02<br />When you are on ready reserve, you may request a 6 hour release from duty. <br />If operationally possible, you will be granted the release.<br />
  19. 19. open bidding – pre select B8.26<br />A list of all open flights for the month is published prior to the block month beginning and each day during the block month.<br />You can bid for flights departing on the first day of any set of Call in, Ready Reserve or non guaranteed days off<br />These open flights will be awarded in order of seniority, per language and classification requirements<br />Prior to the start of the block month, each Reserve Block holder will be awarded one pairing. Once the block month begins, you can bid as often and for as many pairings as you like.<br />
  20. 20. open bidding –preselect b8.26 …..continued <br />If you are on a C or R day, you may required to operate an additional flight after the preselect -Nothing can be added onto a preselect awarded on days off<br />If the pairing is awarded on days off you must return to base in time to receive a regular reserve assignment<br />
  21. 21. how to submit a bid<br />RES III password - call 1800 361 7373<br />It is an old archaic system – there are help manuals in the Comm. Centre to assist with the codes needed to input a bid<br />Bids must be received by at least 10 am the day prior to the departure of the flight<br />
  22. 22. reserve handbook<br />The reserve committee has created a handbook to assist you in upholding your rights on reserve.<br />The handbook is available from your local or to receive an electronic copy, email contact@accomponent.ca<br />
  23. 23. Thanks!<br />If you have any suggestions about this seminar or have an idea for any other education related project, email the Component at :<br />contact@accomponent.ca<br />Stop by again for more exciting projects brought to you by the Air Canada Component of CUPE!<br />

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