BMWED/Amtrak NEC Agreement
Rule 21-A, ABSENT WITHOUT PERMISSION
(a) Employees who absent themselves from work for fourteen (14) consecutive days without notifying their supervisor shall be considered as having resigned from the service and will be removed from the seniority roster unless they furnish the Carrier documented evidence of either physical incapacity or that circumstances beyond their control prevented such notification. In the absence of the supervisor, the employee shall notify the office of the Division Engineer of the division on which last assigned.
(b) If the Carrier refuses to accept such documented evidence, the employee or his representative may appeal such action in accordance with the appeal procedures of Rule 74 - DISCIPLINE.
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