Summary Of Non-Economic Changes Contained In The NMATA Tentative Agreement
WESTERN AREA SUPPLEMENT PROVISIONS
The following changes to the current language of the Western Area Supplement are detailed in the NMATA Tentative Agreement referendum ballot materials:
PART I (GENERAL – COMMON CLAUSES)
WESTERN AREA SUPPLEMENT PREAMBLE FOR THE PERIOD SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2020
ARTICLE 36, SECTION 1 (RIDERS TO THIS AGREEMENT)
Those Riders in existence under the 2011-2015 Agreement, if not successfully renegotiated within one hundred eighty (180) days after the date of ratification of this Agreement, must be submitted to the grievance procedure in accordance with Article 2, Section 7 of the National Master Agreement.
ARTICLE 36, SECTION 2(c) (NOTIFICATION TO THE UNION)
Employers requiring additional drivers may notify the Local Union or its hiring hall by email.
ARTICLE 39, SECTION 1 (EXAMINATION AND IDENTIFICATION FEES)
Modify Section 1 as follows: An employee may be examined by a licensed medical physician of their choice at the employee’s expense. The expense of the third (3rd) doctor shall be borne equally between the employee and the Company.
ARTICLE 52 (TERMINATION CLAUSE)
Modify Article 52 to provide for reopener negotiations between TNATINC and NATLD in the event any Employer, excluding driveaway operations, opens a terminal in, or obtains customer traffic originating in, any of the states covered by the Western Area Supplemental Agreement during the term of this Agreement.
PART III (DRIVEAWAY)
ARTICLE 56(d) (DELAY TIME – FUELING)
If D.E.F. additive is not located at the fueling station, then upon submission of a valid receipt, drivers will be paid an additional $3.00 for each time required to add D.E.F. to the fuel of the drive truck.
ARTICLE NEW 56(e) (DELAY TIME – BORDER CROSSING)
Drivers will be paid fifteen (15) minutes for crossing into Canada and fifteen (15) minutes for crossing into the United States.