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Some guy
05-19-2019, 06:33 AM
I’ve been out sick for awhile and forgot to bid. I was awarded my default “Any VTO.” Since I’m in “pay only” status, what should I do to maximize my pay for next month? And out of curiosity, what happens if I did nothing? Thanks in advance!


Sluggo_63
05-19-2019, 07:13 AM
I’ve been out sick for awhile and forgot to bid. I was awarded my default “Any VTO.” Since I’m in “pay only” status, what should I do to maximize my pay for next month? And out of curiosity, what happens if I did nothing? Thanks in advance!If you are bidding pay-only and get awarded a VTO, you will get paid BLG for the month.

MelT
05-19-2019, 11:23 AM
If you are bidding pay-only and get awarded a VTO, you will get paid BLG for the month.

Average BLG for your seat.


Some guy
05-20-2019, 10:05 AM
Thanks guys!

Lifizgud
06-11-2019, 07:45 AM
What do you guys feel is the best strategy for bidding while in pay-only status? Carry-over or no?

Adlerdriver
06-11-2019, 02:09 PM
What do you guys feel is the best strategy for bidding while in pay-only status? Carry-over or no?
Recommend you go to FedEx MEC website, SIG archives and download the schoolhouse cash article.

Any carryover is unpaid but goes straight into your makeup bank. So, with two equal paying lines, the one that has c/o is a better option. You may decide giving up a few hours of pay now bidding a lower paying line that has 50 hours of c/o you can fly at Captain’s pay later is worth considering.

Lifizgud
06-12-2019, 10:15 AM
Thanks Adler - wasn't sure if there was some fine-print caveat that made a difference between training and out sick!

Adlerdriver
06-12-2019, 01:49 PM
Thanks Adler - wasn't sure if there was some fine-print caveat that made a difference between training and out sick!
I don’t know that for sure. I thought you were talking about training, so I don’t know if sick is different. Sorry.

FrankTheTank
06-12-2019, 03:03 PM
Sick is same.. However the month you come off sick doesn’t drop into your makeup but charged against your DSA.

I guess technically it’s the month after.. The carryover itself.

Lifizgud
06-14-2019, 10:04 AM
Thanks, Frank!

kronan
06-14-2019, 12:52 PM
Just a reminder to communicate early with the company when you're returning.

And, you can work with the company to adjust the draw on your Sick Bank as well as perhaps use some Vacation bank...should you so desire.

FrankTheTank
06-15-2019, 04:26 AM
Just a reminder to communicate early with the company when you're returning.

And, you can work with the company to adjust the draw on your Sick Bank as well as perhaps use some Vacation bank...should you so desire.
True.. Also there are some “work to well” options..