MEAL ON NON-INTER DIVISIONAL SERVICE
(Dogcatching, Local Freight, etc)
- When called from road boards for other than Interdivisional Runs and denied a meal period as per Rule 28.
- Make request for meal a period as far in advance as possible or as soon as it becomes apparent that you will be on-duty for more than 8 hours.
- Agreement and law boards allow for “reasonable amount of time”.
- If denied a meal period or not allowed reasonable time for one, claim 130 mile basic day.
- A copy of your federal tie-up.
- Time that request for meal period was made to the Manager/Dispatcher.
- Manager/Dispatcher/Corridor name and time denied lunch.
REQUIRED CLAIM LANGUAGE:
DENIED MEAL PERIOD:
CLAIM 130 MILE BASIC DAY FOR NOT BEING ALLOWED TO TAKE MEAL PERIOD AFTER 5 HOURS ON DUTY. WAS CALLED ON DUTY FOR (JOB ID) AT ______ HRS ON (date) . AT ______ HRS MADE REQUEST FOR MEAL PERIOD TO (DISPATCHER/MANAGER NAME). REQUEST WAS DENIED AT _____HRS AND I WAS ORDERED TO CONTINUE WORKING FOR ENTIRE SHIFT WITHOUT BEING ALLOWED A MEAL PERIOD. CLAIM 130 MILE BASIC DAY FOR NOT BEING ALLOWED A MEAL PERIOD AS PER RULE 28.
NOT ALLOWED REASONABLE TIME:
CLAIM 130 MILE BASIC DAY FOR NOT BEING ALLOWED A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME FOR MEAL PERIOD. WAS CALLED ON DUTY FOR (JOB ID) AT ______HRS ON (DATE). AT _____HRS WAS INSTRUCTED BY (DISPATCHER/MANAGER) TO TAKE ONLY ____MINUTES FOR LUNCH. DUE TO THE UNIQUE CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE ASSIGNMENT, _____MINUTES WAS NOT AN ADEQUATE NOR REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME AS ALLOWED PER RULE 28. CLAIM 130 MILE BASIC DAY FOR NOT BEING ALLOWED A MEAL PERIOD AS PER RULE 28.