On Thursday, November 19, 2015, Brother Mike Baldwin was elected to fill the position of Vice President West for the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen. The Vice President West post was vacated by Mark Ciurej when he retired on November 15.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Sarah Feinberg to be the Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on October 28, 2015. She was appointed by President Barack Obama on May 29, 2015, to serve as the Nation’s chief safety regulator for freight and passenger rail.
Each year on November 11, Americans set aside 24 hours to pause, reflect, and honor our nation’s veterans. But to those of us who wore the uniform, every day is Veterans Day. We are constantly flooded with thoughts and memories from places we served and the comrades who stood beside us. Yes, we remember. We remember what we went through.
The GEICO Bassmaster Classic is the Super Bowl of competitive bass fishing, and now, Union Sportsmen’s Alliance members have a chance to be part of the memorable experience, cheering alongside more than a hundred thousand fellow bass fishing fanatics as pro anglers weigh their catch in hopes of making history.
The House of Representatives yesterday approved a three-week extension of surface transportation funding and a three-year extension of the deadline for railroads to implement positive train control (PTC) technology.
The Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015 (H.R.
Members of rail labor’s Coordinated Bargaining Group (CBG), composed of representatives from the SMART Transportation Division, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, the American Train Dispatchers Association, the National Conference of Firemen and Oilers/SEIU, The Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen, and the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers and Helpers met with the National Carriers Conference Committee (NCCC) in Chicago on October 14, 2015, to continue negotiations on a new national rail contract. This meeting was the latest in a series that commenced early in 2015.
The issues facing veterans and working families, aren't independent of each other — a lack of good jobs, attacks on healthcare and fading dreams of a better life impact each one of us. Stand with those who've fought for us.