The Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program prides itself on delivering the most valuable worker safety training available. Peer Instructors are members of the railroad labor community and take pride in offering the latest and most up-to-date information, teaching techniques and peer support.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The devastating May tornadoes have left most Oklahomans stunned and wondering what they could do to help. United Way of Central Oklahoma advises that monetary donations are the best way to assist.
House Rail Subcommittee Chairman Jeff Denham, R-Calif., said at a hearing on Tuesday that "on the Northeast Corridor, Amtrak earns a substantial 'above the rail' operating profit ... Amtrak has also seen significant ridership increases on its state-supported routes which connect metropolitan areas less than 750 miles apart.
We need your help to send the message to Washington that Americans want a strong national passenger rail network. Please take a moment to call or write your representatives in Congress and ask them to fully fund Amtrak's budget request. Visit www.govtrack.us/congress/members to find contact information for your elected officials.
WASHINGTON, DC — The following statement was issued today by Edward Wytkind, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), in observance of Workers Memorial Day, April 28, 2013:
“The horrific death last week of a New York City subway worker is just one of many tragic reminders of the dangers that confront transportation workers on the job.
Preparing for early retirement can be overwhelming, but if you understand the transition process as you move from actively working to early retirement, it will be that much easier! The first thing you must do is determine if you may be eligible to retire early from the Railroad.