November 24, 2014

National rail contract pay jump effective Sept. 16

The new national rail contract and its increased rates of pay become effective Sept. 16.

Sept. 16 is also the trigger date from which the carriers are pledged to make retroactive wage payments within 60 days.

Health care changes will be implemented after Jan. 1.

New rate tables can be found on www.utu.org by selecting “Documents” in the blue-line menu bar near the top of the homepage, then selecting “Rates of Pay.”