Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon

August 29, 2014

Member Login
Username:

Password:


Not registered yet?
Click Here to sign-up

Forgot Your Login?


Paused
2014 BRS Souvenir Program
2014 Officers' Report
2014 Q2 Signalman's Journal
2014 Q1 Signalman's Journal
2013 Q4 Signalman's Journal
2013 Q3 Signalman's Journal
2013 Q2 Signalman's Journal
2013 Q1 Signalman's Journal

Contact Elected Officials!

Organize Today
Learn more about organizing your workplace!

Click Here

Weather Report
Paused
LIRR Contract Ratified

The Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen received enough votes to ratify a new contract agreement with the Long Island Rail Road on July 29, 2014.
Read More...

Rail Workers Hazmat Training Program

The Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program is pleased to announce the following HazMat/Chemical Emergency Response Training Programs.
Read More...

Join the United Mine Workers on July 31, 2014

The United Mine Workers of America invite you to join us in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Thursday, July 31, 2O14, as thousands of our members protest regulations proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that would destroy our nation's coal industry and coal-related jobs while effectively doing nothing to address the issue of climate change.
Read More...

BRS Election Results

JULY 16, 2014, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — More than 250 delegates to the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen’s 51st Regular Convention re-elected, by acclamation, W. Dan Pickett to lead the Signalmen’s union for the next four years. Pickett assumed the presidency of the BRS in 1992 after serving as the organization’s Southeast Region Vice President.
Read More...

BMWED Convention Delegates Elect National Board and Discuss Merits of Proposed Resolutions to Bylaws

Freddie N. Simpson was re-elected to a four-year term as President of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division (BMWED) at the union's third Regular Convention. Simpson, who has served as BMWED President since 2004, is also a International Vice President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
Read More...

President Obama Halts SEPTA Strike, Orders PEB

Action by the White House ended — at least for the time being — a strike by members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) that shut down commuter rail service in the Philadelphia metropolitan area on June 14.
Read More...

SEPTA Strike Imminent

To: All members of Local 53

Dear Brothers:

I was recently notified that the BLET and the IBEW are planning to strike SEPTA at 12:01 a.m., Saturday, June 14, 2014. I wanted to issue these instructions as a guide for our members. We will honor the strike on SEPTA by the BLET and the IBEW.
Read More...

Amtrak Aims to Build Trackside Wi-Fi Network with Broadband Speeds on the NEC

WASHINGTON — Amtrak is exploring options to upgrade its on-board Wi-Fi service in the Northeast Corridor (NEC), with a particular interest in constructing a dedicated, wireless trackside network that provides a high-capacity, broadband-speed Internet connection between Washington and Boston.
Read More...

Nearly 99 Percent of BLET Members Authorize Strike

CLEVELAND, June 3 — An overwhelming 98.84 percent majority of BLET members working for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) have voted to authorize a strike when a mandatory 30-day cooling off period under the Railway Labor Act comes to an end in less than two weeks. Locomotive engineers could walk off the job, or be locked out by SEPTA, at 12:01 a.m.
Read More...

CEOs Paid 331 Times Average Worker, 774 Times Minimum Wage Worker

2014 Executive PayWatch exposes high paid CEOs in the low wage economy www.PayWatch.org While Congress has left for recess failing to fully address economic issues from the minimum wage to unemployment insurance and equal pay, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka unveiled the 2014 Executive PayWatch today. According to its data, U.S.
Read More...




UnionActive Newswire
 
Join the Newswire!
Updated: Aug. 28 (22:03)

No outrage against attempted murder of police officers
Spokane Police Guild
Happy Labor Day!
AMFA
Tribute to Gerry Horgan
CWA Local 1103
Avaya Outsourcing
CWA Local 7777
Need a Union Taxi Driver?
CWA Local 7777
IBEW Testimonials
IBEW local 453
 
     


Upcoming Events
PC Tax Deadline
Aug 31, 2014
BRS
Deposit Payroll Tax
Sep 15, 2014
BRS
Deposit Payroll Tax
Oct 15, 2014
BRS
OE-1 & OE-1a Filing Deadline
Oct 15, 2014
BRS
QR-1 Report Due
Oct 15, 2014
BRS

Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Copyright © 2014, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Visit Unions-America.com!

Top of Page image