Paragon is subcontracting the post listed below to a company called Praetorian Shield, Which is currently scheduled to commence on June 29, 2018. We can advise that one of the terms of the subcontract is that Praetorian must abide by CFER Collective Bargaining Agreement, except that Paragon and Praetorian Shield will permit employees to bid back and forth between companies post when they become available but once awarded a bid at the other company post the PSO must remain with that company posts for 1 year. All your pay will come from the company you work for no matter what post you work for even if you are a rover or filling a post for the other company. also your hours will count for over-time, vacation, personal and sick time no matter what post you work. Your Union membership and benefits  will remain the same just a different company name. 

The Praetorian Post are as listed Below
IL0214   63A        NEAL BAKER
IL2473   37A        SHANNON KORTE 
IL2386   10A        KEVIN HOLLEY
IL1914   32A        PAUL WALKER
IL2401   9A           GERALD COMPTON
IL2209   30A        MARTIN STEPHENS
IL2332   12A        FRANK WHITMORE
IL2383   6A           ANDREA RASCHER
IL2448   67A        GARY KLINGER
IL2448   67B         STANLEY MASON
IL2454   38A        FRANKLIN JOHNSON
IL2533   3A           ROBERT HOLMES
IL2378 21A           STEVEN HILL

CFER Union would like to thank Stephen Sattler, Willie Matthews, John Brillman, Gustavo Villafana and Bryan Davis for attending CFER Union class with Comissisioner Emil Totonchi from Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services on 4/21/2018. We take pride in not only including our members but also educating our members. 

If you have worked on railroad contract we don't represent railroad contract so the railroad hours don't count for benefits in our CBA.

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