ARTICLE 3.COMPENSATION

 

A.††† NEW HIRE COMPENSATION

 

††††††† A new hire Pilot shall receive a salary of two thousand dollars ($2,000) per bid period until his first actual activation date.

 

1.      If a new hire Pilotís date of hire is other than the first day of a bid period, his first bid period salary shall be prorated.

2.      If a new hire Pilot is activated on any day other than the first day of the bid period, his salary (i.e. $2,000 per bid period), shall be prorated based on the number of the days in that bid period prior to activation.

B.††† LONGEVITY, STATUS AND EQUIPMENT

 

A Pilotís hourly rate of pay shall be based on his longevity year group, status and equipment except as described in Section A.1, above.

 

1.†††† Longevity

 

a.         The longevity of a Pilot employed by the Company as a Pilot prior to the effective date of this Agreement shall be his longevity on the effective date except as otherwise provided for in this Agreement.

b.         A Pilot employed by the Company on or after the effective date of this Agreement shall accrue longevity beginning on his date of hire as a Pilot. Longevity shall continue to accrue following the Pilotís date of hire, except as otherwise provided for in this Agreement.†††

c.         If a Pilot changes longevity year groups within a bid period his new rate of pay shall be prorated.

2.†††† Status and/or Equipment

a.         If a Pilotís status and/or equipment changes, he shall receive the pay rate for his new status and/or equipment upon the completion of simulator training.

b.†††† Notwithstanding Article 3.B.2.a, a Pilot whose crew seat is restricted by the FAA regulated age shall be compensated at the pay rate for his new PFE/SO status and equipment on the date he is restricted by FAA regulations. Pilots on the EWA Pilots System Seniority List at the date of signing of this Agreement will be grandfathered as PFEís, if qualified, at the date they are restricted by FAA Regulations.

 

C.        HOURLY RATES OF PAY

 

1.†††† DC-8 Captain (see Appendix B)

2.†††† DC-10 Captain (see Appendix B)


 

3.†††† First Officers

††††††† First Officer compensation shall be a percentage of the applicable Captains rate of pay for the respective equipment and year of service as follows:

a.†††† Seniority year one = 61%

b.†††† Seniority year two = 62%

b.         Seniority year three = 63%

c.         Seniority year four = 64%

d.         Seniority year five = 65%

 

4.†††† Professional Flight Engineers (PFE)

††††††† PFE compensation shall be sixty-five percent (65%) of the Captainís Rate of Pay for the respective equipment and year of service.

5.†††† Second Officers

††††††† Second Officers compensation shall be a percentage of the applicable Captainís Rate of Pay for the respective equipment and year of service as follows:

a.†††† Seniority year one = 54%

b.†††† Seniority year two = 55%

c.†††† Seniority year three = 56%

d.†††† Seniority year four = 57%

e.†††† Seniority year five = 58%

D.        INTERNATIONAL OVERRIDE

 

1.†††† A Pilot who is an operating member of a flight crew, or is serving as a check airman on an international flight segment (e.g. outside the forty eight (48) contiguous states, Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean) shall earn international override for the trip containing that flight segment.

2.         International override shall be paid at two dollars ($2.00) per credit hour for scheduled or actual credit hours whichever is greater.

E.††† DEADHEAD PAY

Pilots who are entitled to receive deadhead pay under this Agreement shall be compensated pursuant to Article 8, Deadheading.

F.††† RECURRENT TRAINING COMPENSATION

1.†††† Training on Days Off

††††††† A Pilot shall receive the following flight pay for Company or FAA required training and proficiency checks which fall on previously scheduled days off:

 

a.†††† Three (3) hours of flight pay for each day of ground school.

b.†††† Four (4) hours of flight pay for each day of simulator time.


 

2.†††† Training on Scheduled Work Days

††††††† A Pilot shall receive the following pay credit for Company or FAA required training and proficiency checks which fall on a previously scheduled workday in his bid line:

a.†††† Three (3) hours of pay credit for each day of ground school, or scheduled flight hours missed, whichever is greater.

b.†††† Four (4) hours of pay credit for each day of simulator time, or scheduled flight hours missed, whichever is greater.

G. VACATION COMPENSATION

1.         A Pilot shall receive credit hours for each day of accrued vacation based on Article 7.D.1-3.

2.†††† On the implementation date of this Agreement, vacation days previously scheduled or accrued shall be retained.

H.††† TRIP EXTENSION PAY

In the event that a Pilotís original schedule is changed by the Company and the change results in an extension to a Pilotís trip return of more than two (2) hours, he will receive pay according to Article 25.F.1.a, (Scheduling).

I.††††† CRAF/HOSTILE AREA

Any flight operation conducted under CRAF or Hostile Area as defined in Article 17 of this Agreement will be compensated at a rate of one hundred fifty percent (150%) of regular rates.

J.†††† CHECK AIRMEN

Pilots assigned to Check Airmen duties will be compensated sixteen hundred dollars ($1,600) for Captains and one thousand forty dollars ($1,040) for PFE/SOís per bid period in addition to normal rates of pay.

K.††† PAYROLL

1.         Pursuant to their entitlement to compensation under this Agreement, Pilots shall be paid by payroll draft or direct deposit payable on Tuesday of each week.

a.         The weekly payroll draft or direct deposit stub shall contain the following:

i.            One-fourth of a new hire Pilotís bid period salary;

ii.          One-fourth of a Pilotís Minimum Bid Period Guarantee;

iii.         Any voluntary automatic adjustments.


 

b.†††† Credits for compensation earned above Minimum Bid Period Guarantee from the previous bid period and Per Diem earned and not yet received from the previous bid period will be added to the fourth payroll draft of the following bid period.

2.†††† A Pilot may request automatic payroll deposits. The Company will continue the policy of allowing employees to designate up to two (2) different financial institutions for automatic payroll deposits.

 

L.††† PER DIEM

A Pilot, when away from base on Company duty, shall receive a Per Diem allowance for the purpose of defraying the expense of meals and incidentals. Per Diem shall commence one (1) hour before scheduled departure from base for domestic flights and one and one half (1.5) hours before scheduled departure from base for international flights. Per Diem shall be deemed to end thirty (30) minutes after block-in at base. Per Diem shall be deemed to be continuous in the event the Pilot transits his base with less than twenty-four (24) hours between duty periods. A Pilot shall receive Per Diem at the following hourly rate:

Effective Date:†††††††† DOS†††††††††† DOS+1††††††††††† DOS+2††††††††††† DOS+3

††††††† Domestic†††††††††††††††† $1.60†††††††††† $1.70†††††††††††††† $1.80†††††††††††††† $1.90

††††††† International††††††††††††† $2.30†††††††††† $2.40†††††††††††††† $2.50†††††††††††††† $2.60

 

M.†† ADMINISTRATIVE CREDIT HOURS

A Pilot performing administrative duties at the request of the Company shall receive four (4) credit hours per day of administrative duty.