ARTICLE 22.† SENIORITY
of a Pilot shall begin on his date of hire, which is defined as his first day
two (2) or more Pilots are employed on the same date, the relative
seniority of the Pilots shall be determined by chronological age, the oldest
Pilot shall be placed on the seniority list first.† When two or more Pilots are employed on the same date and have
the same birth date, their relative seniority position shall be determined by
the last four digits of the individuals Social Security number, the lower
number being the more senior.
Pilotís relative seniority shall never change, except as otherwise provided in
case of Medical Leave of Absence, the Pilot retains rights to his seniority for
up to five (5) years, or, age sixty-five (65), whichever is earlier.
shall govern all Pilots in case of promotion and demotion, their retention in
case of reduction in force, their assignment or reassignment due to expansion
or reduction in schedules, their reemployment after release due to reduction in
schedules, their reemployment after release due to reduction in force, and
their choice of vacancies.† This
paragraph does not apply to promotions or demotions to or from Company
Pilot shall forfeit all employment and seniority rights as a Pilot under the
resigns or retires (except for Medical Leave of Absence);
is terminated for just cause;
declines recall or fails to notify the Company of his intent to return to
service from furlough;
is on furlough for more than five years;
fails to return to work at the expiration of a leave of absence or extensions
as permitted in Article 13. A., of this Agreement.
B.††† The Emery Worldwide Airlines Pilotsí
System Seniority List shall be the seniority list published by the Company on
the ratification of this Agreement, and that list may be modified in accordance
with the provisions of this Article.†
This seniority list is attached hereto as Appendix H.
1. The Company shall update the seniority list semi-annually, beginning January 31st each year, and shall post the list within ten (10) days.† Any changes from the preceding list shall be noted.
2.†††† Each Pilot shall be given, in his Dayton mail box, one (1) copy of the updated seniority list showing numerical and alphabetical orders within ten (10) days of posting.
Pilots, including management Pilots, shall be listed on the Emery Worldwide
Airlines Pilotsí System Seniority List.
Pilot shall have a period of thirty (30) days after the posting of the
seniority list to protest to the Chief Pilot any omission or incorrect posting
affecting his seniority.
on vacation, leave of absence or furlough shall be permitted thirty (30) days
after return to duty to make any protest affecting his seniority.
protest may be filed as a grievance pursuant to Article 20 Grievance Procedure.
1.†††† Each Pilot shall be on probation for three hundred and sixty five (365) days from the date of hire.