December 18, 2014

New pact on Columbia & Cowlitz

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Train and engine, mechanical and maintenance of way employees on Columbia & Cowlitz Railway in Washington state – all represented by the UTU — have ratified their first agreement since voting “UTU yes” in October 2011. They are members of UTU Local 1348. Negotiations were led by UTU International Vice President Paul Tibbit and UTU [...]

2 rail properties, 1 bus property join UTU family

Rail and bus workers continue to call out to the United Transportation Union for representation in these troubling times. The UTU’s ability to negotiate industry-leading contracts, process grievances and achieve workplace safety improvements are most often cited as the reason. Over the past few weeks, the UTU was successful in three additional organizing drives, bringing [...]