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12-08-2018, 01:11 PM
Hopefully this won’t be an issue, but with this company nothing surprises me. I have vacation the month after the base month which I should be in recurrent. My worry is what if I get scheduled in my grace month instead, and it conflicts with my vacation?

Contract says “Recurrent and proficiency checks will not be scheduled during a pilot’s vacation. If a pilot’s scheduled vacation block conflicts with scheduled recurrent training, or a proficiency check, the pilot has the option to postpone his vacation and attend training. If a pilot postponed his vacation, he can re-bid his vacation.”

To me it sounds like they are saying they won’t schedule it during vacation but at the same time if they do I can postpone vacation and rebid? I book stuff for vacation months out and certainly won’t be postponing weeks of stuff I had booked and paid for ahead of time that isn’t refundable.

12-08-2018, 01:24 PM
You are fine if you want to keep your vacation you can keep your vacation.

12-09-2018, 03:53 AM
They cant touch your vacation without your consent. If you offer to change it, then they give the ability to reschedule.