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May Bidding Timeline

Date: April 8, 2020


The following timeline has been developed including all contractual provisions within the JCBA to create a monthly schedule for May. In response to the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) the bidding timeline will be delayed by four days with bids scheduled to open April 16, 2020 and close on April 21, 2020.

BIDDING & AWARDS

 

Primary Bid Period Opens

April 16 @ 0800 Local

Primary Bid Period Closes / Award Begins:

April 21 @ 0800 Local

Primary Award Line Numbers Visible

April 22 @ 0800 Local

Finalized Primary Award Load:

April 22 @ 1700 Local

VRL Bid Period Opens:

April 24 @ 2000 Local

VRL Bid Period Closes/Award Begins:

April 26 @ 0800 Local



TRADING PROCESS

 

Mutual Trading Begins

April 22 @ 1700 Local

EOM Conflicts Dropped

April 24 @ 0001 Central Time

EOM Mutual Trades Suspended

April 24 @ 0001 Central Time

Self – Adjustments Begin

April 24 @ 0600 Central Time

Self – adjustment End

April 25 @ 0600 Central Time

Real-time trading opens stagger/brackets

April 27 *

Real-time trading re-opens for all bases

April 28 @ 0700 Local Time

Real-time trading closes

April 30 @ 0700 Local Time

Seniority-based trades run

April 30 @ 1200 Local Time

Real-time trading resumes

April 30 @ 1930 Local Time


* Trade windows by base will be published in May Cover Letters.

Schedule & move-up lines

The May schedule month and move-up window remains unchanged.

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