PASSENGER RAIL FEDERATION Members ratify new agreement
On April 17, 2023, the ballots for the new
agreement were counted by the American
Arbitration Association in Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania. Votes were returned via mail
(400 votes), phone, and electronically (1089
votes). 54% of the UPRF membership sent in
their ballots back with a result of 74%
voting yay, and 26% voting nay.
BMWED have an agreement with Amtrak after
nearly 15 months of intense negotiations.
During this round the BMWED worked to
reach an agreement that will significantly
improve the working lives of our respective
memberships employed with Amtrak over the
next 7 years.
Mr. Yuengling is
trying to break unions in Pennsylvania by pushing for a "Right To Work" law in PA.
There are many other Union beers to give your support to.
Here's a list of the ones to avoid and the ones to support.
When you tell people where you work, do you sometimes hear "Oh, you
work for the federal government?" It's a misconception that Amtrak is
part of the government. In fact, Amtrak is not a federal agency;
rather, it is a D.C. corporation . However, unlike most D.C.
corporations, Amtrak was created by Congress. And, unlike most
corporations, Amtrak has the same rights and obligations as the
federal government in certain limited situations. Read more
Read how the North and South Tubes
were built and how they ended up where they're at.
The New York
Tunnel Extension Of The Pennsylvania Railroad.
BMWE-NEC Agreement Read it - Know it Knowledge Is Power and everything that
affects your job is in this agreement BMWE_NEC agreement(29mb's)
Amtrak NEC Hot Spot Books Click
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load the Amtrak NEC Hot Spot Books (Also located under 'Useful Forms') 28 Amtrak
Engineering Workers Killed
23 Struck And Killed By Trains. The last 5 workers were killed in a 4 year period.
Use your Hot Spot Book to protect yourself
BMWE Wins In Arbitration Against Amtrak
Regarding The 14-Hour RuleAward No. 43619
Fatal Accidents Involving Boom/Crane Usage on Roadway Maintenance Machines.
Here is the letter to the membership explaining the safety reforms
fought for by the BMWE, BRS & ARASA-MW.
Hopefully, Brother Gsell's death will be the last one we all have to