- MKC Kansas City Downtown Tower
Does anyone have a copy of the MOU for the Flex-shifts?
Only the Saturday 4-12 to accommodate the mid controllers come in at 2345.Came to work one day and was told the BWS was negotiated that one of the evening shifts (a late flex shift) requires prior approval to accomplish "training and briefings". This was after months of not having to get permissions to flex.
My point has been that having to get permission from mgmt, no longer makes the shift a flex shift but a shift change. If the request is denied and leave has to be used that defeats having a flex.
Also has anyone been to a facility where the ATM refuses to let any of the shifts be flex-shifts?
As stated before flex shifts are negotiated the prior year along with leave slots and such.
Once negotiated and agreed upon mgmt can't just say "you can't flex". That sounds like piss poor mgmt, negotiating and scheduling.
Additionally once shifts are agreed upon, at the beginning of the year we print off and hang up one of these at each sign in computer. Again these times are not negotiable after they have been agreed upon.
View attachment 3389
Your 0530 shift breaks one of the criteria of a Basic Watch Schedule from the 7210.3
"A 0530L start time or later is required when working an eight-hour day shift prior to an eight-hour midnight shift. Employees may not flex to an earlier start time than 0530L. "