Railroad Transportation and Operation Agreement (RTOA)
The RTOA is an agreement available to rail contractors, Laborers, and Operators who are looking for a high-quality labor contract that will allow them to perform rail maintenance and new rail construction projects.
The relationship between labor and management has a direct impact on profit, productivity, and job security. RTOA Contractors can be certain that no time will be lost due to labor relations. The agreement offers competitive wage rates that are geographically zoned. Cooperative efforts to achieve common goals help Laborers and Operators succeed. The Railroad Cooperation and Education Trust (RAILCET) is a joint labor-management endeavor between Laborers' International Union of North America (LiUNA), the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC), and the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE).