Southern Region supplement applicable A F-T package car driver recently bid a route designated a training route. When the route is in training am I correct in my understanding: Treat the situation as a "Reduction in Force" Article 48 Section 5 and "must displace the junior employee within their regular classification?" If this is the case is the driver to displace the lowest seniority unassigned person in his classification - Full time package car driver? By the contract stating "'the' junior employee" and not stating "'any' junior employee" it looks to me that he can only displace the lowest seniority employee according to his seniority. Or, can he displace the junior employee right below him in seniority. Some say he has to displace the lowest seniority driver in his classification because if they allow him to displace the junior driver right below him in seniority then that driver could possibly try to displace a junior driver to him thereby creating a mess of multiple drivers trying to bump several slots each day. Thoughts please since I am getting different opinions from stewards and business agents. Since my center schedules unassigned drivers by the day and not by the week it is becoming a confused mess each day. They are allowing the driver to come in each day and pick a route. Then and only after he picks a route are they assigning other routes to the remaining unassigned drivers. While this is the driver's preferred solution (obviously) the unassigned drivers just want the right thing to be done. How is this situation handled in your center? Any thoughts would be helpful.