Returning to a Local

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UnionDude
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Returning to a Local

Postby UnionDude » Wed Nov 10, 2010 1:55 am

Looking for some opinions, I spent 9 years with a Local and left for new faces and places but have returned for family. The local I went to didn't count my service time (for seniority) but I was told they would reinstate service time if a member came back. (Only time served with that local). I have looked through my by-laws and constitution and haven't found anything from that local....anyway is this off base to ask for returning to a place I worked previously as I would pass a few guys on the list?

Thanks!!

intricate
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Postby intricate » Wed Nov 10, 2010 1:21 pm

Your seniority within a local should stay with you. Taking time away and returning should be the same as if you were switching divisions within a local.

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dentedhead
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Postby dentedhead » Wed Nov 10, 2010 8:09 pm

You left, you broke your service.So why should you be given all your time back?

How long were you gone for?

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UnionDude
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Postby UnionDude » Thu Nov 11, 2010 4:05 pm

4 years.....

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Postby dentedhead » Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:01 pm

"UnionDude" wrote:4 years.....


Sorry but I still stand by my last post.I know a couple of places i have worked in my life will give an employee deemed suitable for rehire a 6 month window that if they return they retain all rank and benifits but start at 0 for seniority.

I know it sucks but i guess thems the rules.

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Postby itsnotahobby » Fri Nov 12, 2010 5:41 pm

Unless you were given a leave of absence, conforming to the collective agreement, then the day you cease to be an employee, is the day your seniority ends. If you are re hired you're a new employee, even if you're brought back at your former classification.
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UnionDude
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Postby UnionDude » Fri Nov 12, 2010 11:05 pm

After considering this I have decided not to ask as I agree that I would not approve of this if i was the guy being passed. Thanks for your professional opinions, they are appreciated.

Be safe!

Dude

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Postby xboxhankson » Tue Jun 05, 2012 1:03 am

Four years is a long process, a lot of things and people have changed。

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3rdGen
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Postby 3rdGen » Tue Jun 05, 2012 2:02 am

Seniority aside,

if you were not severenced out you might have a case to be rehired at a first class rate with 4 yrs on the job towards more holidays.

might be worth looking at, doesn't affect anyone else but you.
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