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BMWED Teamsters At Amtrak Win Wage Increases


Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes (part of the Teamsters Rail Conference) working on Amtrak have won wage increases in their new contract with Amtrak. The BMWED announced today that a final and binding arbitration decision increases wage rates of Amtrak maintenance of way employees and amounts to an average raise of 3.1 percent a year.

The wages are retroactive to January 1, 2010 and back pay will be paid to all BMWED members, active and retired, who earned money during the period in question.