All appropriate modifications to the Collective Agreement for PBS will be finalized after the provisions of Item 7(b) of the May 2003 MOU are either agreed to or arbitrated.
B6.01 REMOVAL: A blockholder may be removed from a flight or flight sequence and may be reassigned as follows:
B6.01.01 To a flight or flight sequence for which no other qualified employee is available.
B6.01.02 To a flight or flight sequence to replace another employee due to language qualifications.
NOTE: The employee replaced shall be subject to Article B6.03 ‑ Reassignment.
B6.01.03 To a public relations assignment on a voluntary basis.
B6.01.04 To a training assignment.
B6.02 DISPLACEMENT: A Regular Blockholder may be displaced from a flight or flight sequence in reverse order of seniority subject to classification and language requirements to permit the Company to assign an employee who was removed under Article B6.01 ‑ Removal. Regular Blockholders displaced will be subject to Article B6.03 ‑ Reassignment.
B6.02.01 A Regular Blockholder may also be displaced in accordance with B6.02 ‑ Displacement to permit the assignment of a supervisor to that flight or flight sequence. An employee so affected will not be subject to Article B6.03 ‑ Reassignment except for that portion of the sequence of flights from which s/he was removed and which will not be operated by the supervisor.
B6.02.02 Notice: As much advance notice as possible will be provided in all displacements.
NOTE: Where a Regular Blockholder is displaced for any reason other than those listed above, s/he shall not be subject to Article B6.03 ‑ Reassignment.
B6.03 REASSIGNMENT: An employee displaced under Article B6.02 ‑ Displacement, affected by a block revision under Article B3.01 ‑ Block Revision and Article B10.01 ‑ Block Protection ‑ Reassignment, may be assigned to any open flight in accordance with the following procedure:
B6.03.01 Home Base Reassignment Time:
B6.03.01.01 An employee can only be assigned within his/her classification at the time of notification.
B6.03.01.02 Where no reassignment is made at the time of notification the employee must contact the Crew Resource Centre the day prior to each scheduled duty day at a time to be established at each Base and may be assigned at that time.
B6.03.01.03 Where the time established falls within the employee’s legal crew rest, the employee will contact the Crew Resource Centre within the hour following completion of crew rest or at a time agreed to by the employee and the scheduler. The employee will, if necessary, call in again at the established time at his/her Base.
B6.03.01.04 An employee may be contacted at any time prior to his/her initial scheduled reporting time except as provided under Article B5.04 ‑ Legal Rest Periods at Home Base, and be assigned a flight or flight sequence, providing the flight or flight sequence operates within the initially scheduled calendar days in his/her block.
B6.03.01.05 An employee may be contacted at any time after his/her call‑in time but can only be assigned to a flight departing two and one half (2½) hours or more after the next call‑in time.
B6.03.01.06 Where an employee’s originating or through flights are affected by an irregular operation, and where the employee has reported for flight duty, s/he may be required to remain available for up to one (1) hour for reassignment. The employee must be released immediately upon being reassigned provided that the reassigned flight is not a continuation of the same duty day. Where a flight assignment is made, the employee may be assigned inside or outside the one (1) hour period.
NOTE: An employee will not be held at the airport unless there is reasonable assurance that s/he will be advised of reassignment within the one (1) hour period.
B6.03.02 Reassignment Time If Not at Home Base: Where an employee comes under the provisions of Article B6.03 ‑ Reassignment, away from Home Base s/he may be required to remain available at the airport for up to a maximum of two (2) hours during which period s/he may be assigned to a flight within his/her classification.
B6.03.02.01 Where a flight assignment is made within this two (2) hour period, the employee may be assigned inside or outside that two (2) hour period.
B6.03.02.02 If s/he cannot be reassigned within this two (2) hour period s/he shall be permitted to deadhead to Home Base on the first available flight to be designated by the Crew Resource Centre and must contact the Crew Resource Centre immediately on arrival and may be assigned a flight.
B6.03.03 Deadhead Reassignment: Where an employee is reassigned to deadhead to his/her destination, s/he may be required to
operate his/her deadhead flight or any other flight to his/her initially scheduled destination, providing s/he is legal in all respects. Such reassignment will be in reverse order of seniority, within his/her classification.
B6.03.04 In the event of an irregular operation, an employee subject to Article B6.03 may be required to operate to Home Base on a day not originally scheduled as a duty day in his/her block, provided s/he would have otherwise deadheaded on that day. Assignment will be restricted to his/her original destination and subject to classification/language requirements in reverse order of seniority.
B6.03.05 Reassignment Restriction: An employee may only be reassigned to a flight or flight sequence which operates within the initially scheduled calendar days in his/her block, except where s/he elects to exercise his/her option under Article B3.07 ‑ Blocked Charter/Regular Pairing Revisions and Article B6.03.04.
B6.04 CREDITS: Where a Regular Blockholder is removed, displaced or otherwise subject to Article B6.03 ‑ Reassignment, s/he shall receive the greater of the scheduled block credits and premiums for the flight or flight sequence affected or the actual credits and premiums earned where reassigned.