October 20, 2014

Negotiators speak out on national rail contract

DuBose

Former International President Tom DuBose(1991-1995) Having served as a member and as chairperson of UTU national negotiating committees, and as a UTU International officer for 28 years, I found that the failure to reach an agreement on the national level carries the risk of having third party recommendations placed in effect by Congress. In my [...]

UTU reaches tentative agreement on Georgia shortline

Doyle Turner ATLANTA — The UTU has reached a tentative agreement on behalf of train and engine workers employed by Fulton County Railway, a 20-mile-long OmniTrax-owned shortline on the west side of Atlanta. The shortline operates over CSX-owned track, serving warehouse and light manufacturing companies in an industrial park.  The Fulton County Railway train and [...]