1960 National Agreement
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This Agreement, made this sixth day of June, 1960, by and between the participating carriers listed in Exhibits A, B and C attached hereto and made a part hereof and represented by the Eastern, Western and Southeastern Carriers’ Conference Committees and the locomotive engineers (motormen) of such carriers shown thereon and represented by the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers through their conference committee, for the purpose of implementing the Award of Arbitration Board No. 254 National Mediation board Case No. A-6080) constituted pursuant to National Mediation Board agreement made and entered into on the Fifth day of March, 1960, by and between such carriers and their employees represented by the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
IT IS HEREBY AGREED:
ARTICLE I - COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT
(a) The cost-of-living allowance in effect May 1, l960 (17 cents per hour) shall be included in, and made a part of, the then exiting rates of pay.
(b) The cost-of-living adjustment provisions in the exiting Agreements are hereby cancelled.
ARTICLE II - FIRST WAGE INCREASE
(a) Effective July 1, 1960, all standard basic daily rates of pay of locomotive engineers (motormen), in effect November 1, 1959, as revised under Article I (a) hereof, shall be increased by an amount equal to two per cent (2%).
(b) Effective July 1, 1960, the increase in rates of pay provided for in paragraph (a) of this Article II will result in the following standard basic daily rates of pay for locomotive engineers (motormen):
Note: Rate sheet not reproduced.
(c) Effective July 3, 1960 the minimum daily earning established buy Article III (b) of the agreement of October 27, 1055, shall be $22.02
ARTICLE III - SECOND WAGE INCREASE
(a) Effective March. 1, 1961, all standard basic daily rates of pay of locomotive engineers (motormen), in erect November l, 1959, as revised under Article I (a) hereof, shall be increased by an additional amount equal to two percent (2%).
(b) Effective March 1, 196, the increase in rates of pay provided for in paragraph (a) of this Article III will result in the following standard basic daily rates of pay for locomotive engineers (motormen):
(c) Effective March 1, 1961 the minimum daily earnings established by Article III (b) of the Agreement of October 27, 1955 shall be $23.30.
ARTICLE IV - APPLICATION OF WAGE INCREASES.
In application of the increases provided for in Articles II and III -
1. All arbitraries, miscellaneous rates or special allowances as provided in the schedules or wage agreements shall be increased under this Agreement in proportion to the daily increases herein granted.
2. In determining new hourly rates, fractions of a cent will be disposed of by applying the next higher quarter of a cent.
3. Mileage rates shall be determined by dividing the new daily rates by the miles constituting a basic day’s work in the respective classes of service.
4. Daily earnings minima shall be increased by the amount of the respective daily increases.
5. Existing money differentials above existing standard daily rates shall be maintained.
6. In local freight service the same differential in excess of through freight rates shall be maintained.
7. Existing basic daily rates of pay, other than standard, of locomotive engineers (motormen) shall be increased the same amount of money as provided for standard rates.
ARTICLE V - DURATION OF AGREEMENT
The increases provided for in Article II and III hereof
shall he effective prospectively from July 1, 1960 and March 1, 1931, as set forth therein, until November 1, 1961, and thereafter until
changed in accordance with the Railway Labor Act. No other wage increases or decreases shall be made effective before November 1, 1961.
ARTICLE VI - APPROVAL
This Agreement is subject to approval of the courts with respect to carriers in the hands of receivers or trustees.
ARTICLE VII - DISPUTE
Any difference arising as to the meaning, or the application, of the provisions of the Award rendered by Arbitration Board No. 254 on June 3, 1960, or arising as to the meaning or the application of the provisions of this implementing agreement, shall be handled pursuant to the provisions of Section FIFTEENTH of the Arbitrator. Agreement of March 5, 1960.
ARTICLE VIII - EFFECT OF THIS AGREEMENT
This Agreement is made for the purpose of implementing the Award of Arbitration Board No. 254 dated June 3, 1960 disposing of the dispute growing out of notices served on the carriers listed on Exhibits A, E and C on or about March 2, 1959 and the notices served by said carriers on the employees represented by the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers on or about March 20, 1953 pursuant to the provisions of said Award of June 3, 1960, and shall be construed as a separate Agreement by and on behalf of each of said carriers and its employees represented by the organization signatory hereto:
SIGNED AT CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, THIS SIXTH DAY OF JUNE, 1960.
Note: signatures not reproduced.
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