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Union Plus Offers Help for Survivors of Louisiana Floods

If you are a union member who participates in certain Union Plus programs and have been affected by the recent flooding in southeast Louisiana, you may be eligible for financial assistance through the Union Plus Disaster Relief Grant program.

Rail Workers — Hazardous Materials Training Program

The Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program is funded by a federal grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to provide hazmat training to rail workers. This five-day hazmat training course will provide rail workers the essential knowledge, skills, and response actions in the case of an unintentional release.

It’s Time to Register to Vote, and It’s Easier Than Ever

Election Day is looming on the horizon, and it’s closer than you may think. This year, we’ll have the chance to beat back attacks on working families. But that won’t happen if you and your family and friends aren’t registered to vote.

Pre-Retirement Seminars

Designed for railroad employees and spouses planning to retire within five years, Pre-Retirement Seminars offered by the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board will familiarize you with the retirement benefits available, and also help guide you through the application process.

Sponsored by the Office of the Labor Member, seminars will be held at a number of locations in 2016. Registration is required.

Which Candidate Will Fight...

For Pennsylvania Veterans in the U.S. Senate?

Secretary Clinton Gives Us a Chance
to Get Big Things Accomplished

One candidate running for President (hint: the one who makes his own line of clothes in China) seems to thrive only when he’s attacking people who challenge or disagree with him. That approach ignores a simple fact: when we’re working together, the nation’s problems actually get fixed.

Americans Will Witness History...

At the opening of the Democratic convention, working people will see that “stronger together” isn’t just a campaign slogan. It’s what Secretary Hillary Clinton actually believes. Don’t take my word for it, though — read her just-released platform.

Secretary Clinton’s message? Working people matter.

I’ve Got This. Well Not So Much.

Donald Trump will be coronated tonight as the Republican nominee for President. Americans will then be faced with trying to understand what a Trump presidency means for themselves, their loved ones, their jobs, their communities and their country.

Meet the Governor Pence You Won’t Meet Tonight Under the Cleveland Lights

Donald Trump says he’ll make America great by being tough on trade, building things and creating jobs. Sure, it sounds good, but Trump is forgetting one thing: actions really do speak louder than words.

Trump’s GOP Platform Won’t Make America Work

Trump’s GOP Platform Won’t Make America Work By Ed Wytkind After a quick review of what the GOP platform has in store for our nation’s transportation system and working people, one thing is clear: tonight’s theme at Donald Trump’s coronation — “Make America Work” — needs a tweak.

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