Rule 18: Temporary Vacancies- Ten Days or More
RULE 18. TEMPORARY VACANCIES - TEN DAYS OR MORE. Temporary vacancies in assigned passenger service of ten days or more duration will be filled as follows:
(b) If no applications are received for vacancies of 10 days or more, the senior extra passenger conductor, not filling a 10 day vacancy of his choice will be assigned and remain on the run until displaced by a senior conductor or until the regular conductor returns,
(c) The senior qualified brakeman having passenger uniform who makes application for vacancy of 10 days or more duration, will be assigned and remain on the run until displaced by a senior brakeman or until the regular brakeman returns to service.
The brakeman holding the temporary assignment will be advised as soon as possible if and when he is displaced and the brakeman making the displacement will be required to take the assignment unless he is displaced by a senior brakeman.
(d) Julesburg and Northern Districts and the Green River-Ogden District. Conductors holding a regular assignment in passenger service and conductors with conductor's uniform holding a regular assignment in pool freight service or in assigned local or work train service may make application for such temporary vacancies. Application will not be accepted from any conductor who is junior to the junior conductor holding a regular assignment in pool freight service. Conductors assigned to such vacancies will remain thereon until displaced by a senior conductor or the regular conductor returning to service, except that conductors assigned to the temporary vacancies may make application for other temporary vacancies in assigned passenger service of ten days or more duration.
(e) Notice will be posted of all temporary vacancies of 10 days or more duration.
Note: See Appendix "A" Items 18, 18(a) and 92(k-1).