Throughout December, membership of all three TCU represented crafts voted in droves, with well over 90% of the voting membership in favor of ratification.
“I am so proud of what the bargaining committees of all three crafts – were able to achieve for our members. Negotiations were grueling – it took years to get here. That the membership on all of our crafts voting yes right out of the gate confirms that our long fought battle was worth it.” – National President Maratea
The ARASA, Brotherhood Railway Carmen and Clerical contracts were each signed by the respective parties this week, so members can expect payment of back wages (which includes 6.5% in general wage increases) within 60 days.