February 29, 2008—Like others at Amtrak, ARASA Division members of Chicago Lodge 5088 have been reviewing the terms of the tentative agreement and sending their ratification ballots in to be counted. February 20 found International Representative Joe Derillo on site, walking the shops to talk about key contract terms. Seen in the photo, from left to right, are Jim Lewis, Local Chairman Tom Kelly, Duane Heseltine and IR Derillo.
Ratification ballots must be received at TCU headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, by Friday, March 7, to be counted. Results will be announced on Monday, March 10.