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Last week in Norfolk, a tri-party meeting was held with the UTU, BLE, and the NS in regard to Flowback. The latest proposal to implement a pilot project on the Illinois Division was circulated with a lot of discussion. I chose to sign the proposed agreement subject to ratification. The BLE GC is still not comfortable signing the proposal as he still wants changes made to it. I respect his position, but wholeheartedly disagree with it.
On September 1st, Kankakee (IL) and Corning (NY) have approved the implementation of a guaranteed conductor's extra board at their locations. They join Buffalo, Kansas City, and North Umberland (PA) as locations that have added this board that has a monthly guarantee along with scheduled rest days. Both of the latest agreements are available below for review. If your location would benefit from an agreement like this, contact your local chairman.
On September 1st, Kankakee (IL) and Corning (NY) have approved the implementation of a guaranteed conductor's extra board at their locations. They join Buffalo, Kansas City, and North Umberland (PA) as locations that have added this board that has a monthly guarantee along with scheduled rest days. Both of the latest agreements are available below for review. If your location would benefit from an agreement like this, contact your local chairman.
Below is an outline of topics discussed at the Committee Meeting held during the Memphis UTU Regional Meeting last week.  Several members were present and much good communication and conversation came out of the meeting.
Below is a program that outlines the details of the impending Conductor Certification Program and its requirements.