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Pay Rates effective July 1, 2013

Saturday, August 10th, 2013

Attached is a list of pay rates for pay effective July 1, 2013 = = 130701_Pay rates

Pay rate increases

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

In accordance with the ratified 2011 National Agreement, pay rates were increased effective September 16, 2011. These were on jobs that fall under UTU agreeement and applied to a job with a start time after 0001 on the 16th. The pay rates were increased by 2 percent, then 2 1/2 percent. the 3 cent cost of living was also factored in and resulted in overall pay increase of approximatley 4.55 percent.

Retroactive pay adjustments are yet to be made, but will be 2 percent from July 1, 2010 and 2 1/2 percent from July 1, 2011.

Agreement reached on Leave of Absence Rule

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

The UTU General Committee reached an agreement with the Carrier to consolidate our Leave of Absence rule. This made the road agreement uniformly applicable to yard and hostling service. The agreement was ratified in each hub and non-merged territories with each Local Chairman that voted casting a vote in favor of adoption.

 We picked the road rule, Article 12 of the system schedule, because it offers the most protection for members. In contract, Article 14 of the Yard Rule required the termination of anyone that does not report for service at the end of a leave of absence even if physically unable to do so.

To view the agreement reached click here – – – LOA Agreement. To view the proposal as sent to Local Chairmen, click here – – – LOA Proposal.

Pay increase rates – January 1, 2011

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Under the provisions of the UTU July 1, 2008 National Agreement, pay rates will be increased effective January 1, 2010 by a 3 cent per hour cost-of-living allowance (COLA). For the list of pay rates effective the 1st of the year click here – – 2011, Jan. 1_UTU_rate sheet (Please note that Engineer pay rates will only be increased on properties that COLA is applicable.)