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BMWED Concludes Binding Arbitration With Class 1 Railroads


Binding arbitration between the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division (BMWED) and SMART-Mechanical bargaining coalition and the National Carriers’ Conference Committee (NCCC) have concluded. Yesterday and today, our bargaining committee, led by President Simpson and lead negotiators Brothers Don Griffin and Peter Kennedy, made our case in front of neutral arbitrator Gil Vernon.

Before this round of bargaining began, BMWED established an internal healthcare bargaining committee consisting of elected officers, appointees and our retained healthcare experts. To reach the entire press release on the BMWED’s website, click here.