STV appoints Gabrielle Yates to Vice President of Project Accounting and Billing Operations. Also, Dean Devita, President of the National Conference of Firemen and Oilers (NCFO), announces his retirement.
National Conference of Firemen and Oilers
Union Pacific (UP) on March 22 reported reaching agreements with six additional labor unions to provide access to up to seven paid sick days, effective April 1.
Norfolk Southern (NS) was the third Class I to offer paid sick leave to craft railroaders. On Feb. 22, it reported reaching an agreement with the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division-International Brotherhood of Teamsters (BMWED), and on Feb. 24, it added the National Conference of Firemen and Oilers (NCFO).
BNSF on Feb. 23 reported reaching agreements with the Transportation Communications Union (TCU) and the National Conference of Firemen and Oilers (NCFO) for paid sick leave. It is the fourth Class I to offer the benefit to craft railroaders.
Union Pacific (UP) is the second Class I railroad to offer paid sick leave to its employees represented by the National Conference of Firemen and Oilers (NCFO) and the Brotherhood of Railway Carmen Division/TCU (BRC).
As ascendancy of jaw-jaw over war-war is making even a partial national rail work stoppage less probable, an agreement this week between the freight railroads and their second largest labor union has further decreased such concern.