Newly Ratified National Agreement effective September 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 will be posted at www.utu.org soon, and members will be advised when the posting occurs.