Media Kit » Try RailPrime™ Today! »
Progressive Railroading
Newsletter Sign Up
Stay updated on news, articles and information for the rail industry



This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.




railPrime
View Current Digital Issue »


RAIL EMPLOYMENT & NOTICES



Rail News Home Rail Industry Trends

10/18/2010



Rail News: Rail Industry Trends

UTU-represented Illinois & Midland workers ratify contract


advertisement

United Transportation Union-represented signal maintainers, mechanical forces and maintenance-of-way workers at Illinois & Midland Railroad (IMRR) recently ratified a new five-year agreement covering wages, benefits and working conditions. Eighty-six percent of the workers voted in favor of the contract.

The agreement provides a general wage increase, including retroactive pay to April 1, a cap on health care insurance contributions and a new short-term disability plan.
 
A Genesee & Wyoming Inc. subsidiary, the 97-mile IMRR interchanges with BNSF Railway Co., CN, Iowa Interstate Railroad Ltd., Kansas City Southern, Keokuk Junction Railway Co., Norfolk Southern Railway, Tazewell & Peoria Railroad Inc., Toledo, Peoria and Western Railway, and Union Pacific Railroad.


Contact Progressive Railroading editorial staff.

More News from 10/18/2010