The Build Back Better Act would rebalance our economy by expanding opportunities for working people to get ahead. The current version of the bill includes vital provisions on child and elder care, immigration reform, climate mitigation and much more.
FRONT ROYAL, VIRGINIA, December 1, 2021 — Per Article I, Section 35, of the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen Constitution, the General Chairmen and Grand Executive Council gathered today and elected Michael S. Baldwin as President of the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Jerry C. Boles.
WASHINGTON – On November 9, 2021, the Justice Department filed an agreement with the federal court in New Jersey to resolve its lawsuit against the Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation (PATH) under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).
PATH operates a rail transit service between Manhattan and New Jersey.
“The BRS wants to honor and express our gratitude for our military servicemen & servicewomen who have served in times past, and those currently serving, standing at the ready to defend our country & the freedoms we enjoy because of their service.
Thanksgiving is nearly upon us, so be sure to check out these Union-Made items for your next family gathering.
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An arbitrator has rejected the railroad industry’s attempt to utilize a never-before-used contract clause imposed by Congress 30 years ago to reduce the healthcare networks available to over 250,000 railroad workers and family members on the National Healthcare Plan for Railroad Employees.
Between October 1-31, 2021, you can enroll in or change your Medical or Flexible Spending Account (FSA) benefit selections for the 2022 benefit year. For more information about the FSA, please visit www.yourtracktohealth.com or ytth.com. Note that you must enroll in the FSA program each year to participate.
As stated previously, your Union stood in solidarity with you throughout this pandemic, and we continue today. Providing a safe and healthy workplace are the core of a union’s role, and this pandemic is no exception. We have had long battles within the rail industry to promote these core safety values, because a paycheck alone is meaningless if you die at work. We have all suffered from this pandemic; in the early going, we were able to stay safer on the job by insisting that the proper PPE was obtained and distributed. Just as important, we were able to assure continued employment through the worst of the pandemic for a large number of our members.