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American Federation of Government Employees
Local 899

for Transportation Security Officers
in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.
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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 2020-12

REPRESENTATION RIGHTS (WEINGARTEN RIGHTS)

TSA Officers have a right to an AFGE Representative in a meeting that may lead to discipline, but you must ask for it:
“If this meeting or discussion could lead to my being disciplined or terminated, or to adverse action against me,
I respectfully request that my Union representative, officer or steward be present at this meeting.”
    Do not refuse to attend if denied union representation.
    Tell them that you object and ask for the denial to be put in writing.
    Then call AFGE as soon as you can.

(AFGE Officers and Stewards are not obligated to represent non-members.)

AFGE Local 0899 Representatives

President

DLH

Mark Johnson

218.590.4262

markgkjohnson@gmail.com

Vice-President MSP

MSP

Rochelle Fifer

239.634.1973

RochelleAFGE899@gmail.com

Vice-President Greater MN

DLH

Maryellen Kervina

218.590.2387

maryellenafge899@gmail.com

Treasurer

MSP

Neal Gosman

612.868.5578

nealgosman@usa.com

Secretary

MSP


Pete Cavanaugh
(retired)

651.208.5573

plcavanaugh1950@gmail.com

Steward

MSP

Vince Longo

612.720.5995

vincelongoAFGE899@gmail.com

Steward

RST

Dan Pierson

507.273.3755

dan.afge899@gmail.com

North Dakota Vice-President

vacant

 

Steward

FAR

Keith Quick

701.429.0653

keefer914@hotmail.com

South Dakota Vice-President

RAP

Matthew Garness

605.877.5780

matt.garness.AFGE899@hotmail.com

Steward

RAP

Jon Eiss

605.641.6875

jonathan.eiss1@gmail.com

 
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HOW TO JOIN THE UNION:

1)  Go to joinafge.org

2)  Select “TSA” and [“airport”]

3)  Fill out the 1-page form and click  Join


or

Use the
Voluntary Deduction of AFGE Union Dues TSA Form 1158-1
Give the completed form to any Officer or Steward.
Or mail to:
Neal Gosman, Treasurer
AFGE Local 899
66 9th Street East Unit 2605
St Paul, MN 55101

For more questions, contact any Officer or Steward (above)


The following are PDF files:

MEMBER BENEFITS

Benefits for Members - Comparisions


FORMS

Voluntary Deduction of AFGE Union Dues TSA Form 1158-1
This form is also used to stop dues withholding on your 1-year anniversary date

Bonus Bucks Recruiter's Rebate Form
When a recruiting campaign is in effect, both the recruiter and new member each get a Bonus Buck rebate.
(Not at this time.)

Personal Representative Designation TSA Form 1163-1
Use this form to designate a Union Steward or Officer as your Official Repersentative.


REPRESENTATION

The Role of a Steward

What a Steward Does

Steward Job Description

Grievance Procedure Guide (Teamsters Union)


DOCUMENTS

Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) - January 2020
   EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 10, 2020
Sections highlighted in Yellow are pending future agreement or Arbitration outcome.

Additional CBA language agreed upon to date March 2019


Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) - January 2017
    (summary here)
Sections highlighted in Yellow are pending future agreement or Arbitration outcome.

Collective Bargaining Agreement - 8/30/2012

AFGE Local 899 Constitution

AFGE Local 899 By-Laws

AFGE National Constitution (Aug 2018)

AFGE Council 100 Constitution and By-laws (2015)

AFGE Council 100 Comments on the July 2019 Determination Letter

Pekoske Determination Letter July 3, 2019


Neffenger Determination August 12, 2016

Pistole Determination Letter 2014

Pistole Determination Letter 2011

AFGE Local Officers Resource Guide
Log In to AFGE.org
https://www.afge.org/globalassets/documents/education/local-officers-manual-web-2.pdf

AFGE Agency Specific Issue Paper - TSA 2014

Office of Inspector General Report, March 28, 2019
"TSA Needs to Improve Efforts to Retain, Hire, and Train Its Transportation Security Officers"

House Passes Bill Granting TSA employees Full Workers Rights, March 4, 2020
https://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/2020/03/house-considers-bill-granting-tsa-employees-full-workers-rights/163532/



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Web author
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Treasurer, AFGE Local 899
updated 2020-12-27