DFW STORES SHIFT 1st BID OF 2022
The effective Date of Bid is Monday, January 3, 2022 – May 8, 2022
Written Bids will be due on Monday, December 13, 2021 by 0530.
Bidding will take place on Monday, December 13, 2021 and Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Every employee must submit a PAPER BID in CC Office or Call in at the number provided below at your bid time! (NO EXCEPTIONS)
Paper bids must contain the following:
A full paper bid all selection choices (current process); contact phone number is optional
A partial paper bid, some selection choices, with a contact phone number (YOU MAY BE CALLED)
A bid sheet with your contact phone number, no selection choices (YOU WILL BE CALLED)
The bid room will call you at the number you provide on your bid form. The bid will be available at www.local591.com(SW Region) allowing members to view the bid live on the website.
NOTE: The contact number that you provide on your bid sheet is the only number that will be called.
NOTE: There are no walk-in bids allowed.
Bid sheets will be picked up from the Hangar bid box in Crew Chief office at 05:30 daily.
NOTE: If you fail to submit a paper bid or do not provide a contact number, you will be bypassed until you call the bid room at (972) 425-9414
If you elect to be contacted by the bid room to bid your slot, you will have a 5-minute time-slot to make your selection. After the 5-minuted is up, you will be bypassed for the next employee that is eligible for their 5-minutes. The bid will not be held up for an individual bid beyond their 5-minute time slot.
The bid room will make 2 attempts to contact the employee within their 5-minute time-slot, leaving a voice message when available. Please leave your phone line open to receive calls in your 5-minute time-slot. If you call in late, you will bid after the current bidder on the clock makes their selection.
Only call into the bid room at (972) 425-9414. Please do not call the bid room for anything other than for your bid.
You will not be allowed to bid if you are not on payroll at your bid time-slot unless you provide medical substantiation or other necessary documentation that will clear you for duty prior to the effective date of the new shift bid schedule.
No one will be allowed to bid for another person. Any employee who becomes TD or work restricted due to injury, or illness may be reassigned according to your restrictions.
Employees selecting bid jobs can be removed and placed in the general manning at any time due to operational needs.
Anyone who will be on vacation during the shift bid selection process is requested to submit their bid sheet in a bid box before leaving for vacation. Use the bid form in accordance with Number 1 above, or you will be bypassed.
Information about Terminal positions
- Employees selecting Terminal will be allowed to punch in at the warehouse and use the Terminal Van to get over to their work areas as long as they get there before the start of their shift. The Terminal Van leaves at 05:45, 13:45, & 21:45 sharp. It is your responsibility to ensure you are on the van by the respective departure time. This policy is subject to change due to any new guidelines by DFW Airport or a Corporate Policy change.
- Any employee that selects to park in the employee parking area will be required to ride the Employee bus, punch in at their areas of work, and be there at the start of their shift. Terminal A Line Stock will be required to clock in at the Ramp Level Gate A13 time clock. Term A Tool Room will be required to clock in by the Ramp Level Gate A13 time clock. Term D Line Stock will be required to clock in at any clock in Term D. Term C Stock will be required to clock in at Terminal C. This is for those employees who choose employee parking. Each employee needs to get with a Supervisor or the Supply Staff Assistant prior to the bid starting to get a parking pass if needed.
- Any employee choosing to ride in the van to the line must pass through an AOA gate prior to entering the Ramp. All employees must go on the DFW Airport Training website and complete (AOA Gate Entry System Orientation, Ramp Safety Awareness and West Cargo Area Emergency Access Roadway) training lessons. This is a requirement of DFW Airport, TSA and Homeland Security. Remember that if you wish to use the West AOA gate you must schedule and complete the DFW Airport Simulator.
- All Employees must scan their AOA badge at a security checkpoint or employee portal terminal side before driving on the AOA.
Information about As Assigned positions
As Assigned work assignments will be assigned by the Crew Chief per the contract.
It is the responsibility of the Crew Chief for the efficient running of their crew as it pertains to work assignments and the daily routine work.
If you are new at DFW and have never participated in a Shift Bid before, please see a Local 591 Union Representative for directions and answers to any questions you may have.
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