September 26, 2012
TCRC Division 295
Please accept this as a formal notification that the Company exercises 30 day notice that all Local Rules governing Locomotive Engineers, Conductors, Trainpersons and Yard persons are cancelled, with the exception of Local Rules governing Spence and GO service. This cancellation will be effective with the crew change on October 28, 2012.
This cancellation will not affect the 7 day Placement process as outlined in the Collective Agreement, however CMA decision rules which are not included in the WPP will also be updated to reflect consistent calling/board placement rules for all Running Trade employees working out of Toronto, as well as other locations.
In addition, please also be advised that any verbal agreements/gentleman's agreements regarding the payment of wage claims over and above any Collective Agreement provisions are henceforth cancelled in their entirety effective immediately as well as any other type superlative payment not mentioned herein which places the Company at a financial disadvantage when compared to the Collective Agreement provisions for payment.
Should you wish to discuss, please contact me at your convenience.
Superintendent Operations Toronto