An Arbitrator recently denied two grievances regarding our CA members' rights under Labor Code 233, otherwise known as Kincare. First, he denied the grievance of a SAN agent, who the Company had claimed attempted to utilize 29.9 hours under the Kincare provision. The Arbitrator then stated under "Discussion and Conclusions" that,
"The Company needed to ensure it was both protecting and fully
The following is the joint response to the Company from TWU Local 555 and TWU Local 556 regarding the Company's latest interpretation of the California Protected Sick/Kincare legislation and proposed changes to their policy.