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NS, BLET reach tentative deal

(Reuters circulated the following on August 7.) CHICAGO — Norfolk Southern Corp. said on Tuesday it reached a tentative agreement with a union representing locomotive engineers at the U.S. railroad that will continue to link their compensation to the company’s...

Amtrak, BLET reach tentative deal

(The Associated Press circulated the following on July 20.) WASHINGTON, D.C. — A union representing Amtrak’s 1,300 locomotive engineers announced Friday that it has reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract with the passenger railroad. Details were...

RLBC unions OK pact with railroads

(The following story by Joe Ruff appeared on the Omaha World-Herald website on June 26.) OMAHA, Neb — Six of seven unions representing workers at Omaha-based Union Pacific Corp. and other major U.S. railroads have agreed to a contract that includes a 17 percent...