7061 East Pleasant Valley Road, Independence, Ohio 44131 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Information
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

Metra gives 299 non-union workers raises of up to 33 percent

(Source: Daily Herald, January 18, 2013)

CHICAGO — Nearly a year after steep fare hikes took effect and a few weeks before additional ones are imposed, Metra leaders approved giving 299 employees raises from minimal amounts up to 33 percent, saying the move was long overdue. Members of Metra's board of directors said the raises for nonunion employees were justified, explaining that workers' salaries had been frozen since 2009 at the time of the recession. A 2 percent cost of living increase was instituted Jan. 1, however.

Full story: Daily Herald

Friday, January 18, 2013

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

Sign up for BLET News Flash Alerts

© 1997-2017 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Decertification Helpline
(216) 694-0240

National Negotiations

Sign up for BLET
News Flash Alerts

DAILY HEADLINES

42 hurt in SEPTA train crash outside Philadelphia
CSX employee hit by train, seriously injured at Radnor Yard in Nashville
NTSB says issue with air brakes played role in CSX derailment in Hyndman
Conductors union calls for firing, arrest of MTA cops, citing police brutality
Agreement first step in bringing a high-speed rail connection between Houston and Dallas
CN urges investment in rail infrastructure as grain shipments hit record high
U.S., Mexican Customs improve rail processing at Laredo
CN appeals government order to pay costs connected to Gogama derailments
Metra picks Derwinski as new chief
South Shore Freight adds 100 covered steel coil cars for Arcelor Mittal
China just relaunched the world’s fastest train
Get the latest labor news from the Teamsters

More Headlines