Council Representative Training Manual
Table of Contents

Content Page
Introduction Intro
Section 1 – Roles and Responsibilities  

SPEEA Organization chart

2

Council Representatives

3

SPEEA Staff

11

Article 12 [Union Officials] – Boeing PS

15

Article 13 (Union Officials) – Spirit WEU

19

Article 13 (Union Officials) – Spirit WTPU

23
Section 2 – Problem Solving in the Workplace

The Right to Union Representation

2

Duty of Fair Representation [DFR]

4

Union’s Right to Information

5

The Special Status of Union Representatives

6

Grievance Rights

8

What is Grievable?

9

The Grievance Process

10

SPEEA Internal Grievance Procedures

12

Obey Now, Grieve Later

13

Grievance Investigation (Step by Step)

14

Security and EEO Interviews

15
Section 3 – Attendance, Misconduct, and Performance Discipline

The Seven Standards of Just Cause

2

Attendance Discipline

3

Notice of Remedial Action [NORA]

4
Section 4 – SPEEA Financials

Council Rep Expense Form [sample]

2

Travel Expense Report [sample]

3

Time Charging

4

LM-2 Reporting Requirement

5

SPEEA Budget Report [sample]

6

Childcare Reimbursement Request Form

17
Section 5 – SPEEA Communications 1-5
Section 6 – Contact Information

Contact Information

2

Council District Report

3
Section 7 – SPEEA/Boeing Partnership

Why Partner

2

Partnership Milestones

3

Working Definition

5

Who to Involve

7

The Value of Partners

9

Mutual Interest/Mutual Benefit

11

How is it Different?

13
Section 8 – Organizing Your District  

Organizing Your District – Some Helpful Tips

2

Setting Up Email Distribution Lists

4

Best Practices for Emailing Your District

8

10 Suggestions When Asking for Volunteers

10

New Hire Outreach

11
Appendix  

SPEEA Council Rep Quick Reference Guide

Guide

Boeing Employee Corrective Action Process
Requirements (ECAPR)

ECAPR