Welcome to Division 216 TAMPA/LAKELAND
We represent; Engineers, Conductors and RCO operators throughout the Tampa/Lakeland area. Our membership monthly meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 16:30, International Chemical Workers Union Hall, 5020 South 50th Street, Tampa, FL 33619. Members are encouraged to attend. Guests wishing to visit must have clearance through the Division President.
Please reference the BLE&T Bylaws under Local Division Rules page 80 and Rules of Order, found on page 122.
BLET DIVISION 0216 OFFICER CONTACT INFORMATION
PRESIDENT: Bro. Ed McFail
Cell: (813) 361-0773
LOCAL CHAIRMAN: Bro. David Wyatt
Cell: (813) 446-4733
VICE LOCAL CHAIRMAN: Bro. Tim Dickerson
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Bro. David Wyatt
Cell: (813) 446-4733
GUIDE & CHAPLAIN: Bro. Luke Harris
Cell: (863) 398-1832
TRUSTEES: D. Parazzoli, B. May, J. Vinski, J. Floyd
Critical Incident Coordinators
Philip Young-System Coordinator (270)779-5873
Redblock Division Team Captains:
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You have 60 days from the date of the incident to file a claim
The carrier has 8 pay periods to pay or deny your claim. This time starts at the date
that you submitted it.
The local chairman has 90 days to submit an appeal to labor relations, time beginning
at the date of the denial
Labor relations then has 90 days to respond to the local chairman from the date of the local chairman's appeal. Bottom line; get your claims submitted as soon as possible to prevent delay. Provide as much documentation with plenty of details-who what when and why. Look up the article and use the links portion of this site to help.
Be sure to use the links page to research your claims and identify articles breached by the carrier.
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