(WASHINGTON) – Workers at Parsec, Inc. in Elwood, Ill., an intermodal rail transportation company, have voted overwhelmingly to form their union as members of Teamsters Local 179. The win is the second major worker victory at the company in the last nine months, and there are 507 intermodal workers in the bargaining unit.
As part of our ongoing effort to conclude national contract negotiations, the Coordinated Bargaining Group (CBG) met with the nation’s freight rail Carriers (NCCC) for three days during the week of June 26th.
First BLET contract with Western New York and Pennsylvania Railroad ratified.
Members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) working at Indiana and Ohio Railway recently ratified a new contract.
BMWED Director of Safety and Education Rick Inclima retired on June 1. It was a cause for tremendous celebration, but we would be remiss if we didn't say we're going to miss him.
Wounded military veterans across the country are being helped by the work that iPods for Wounded Veterans provides.
Teamsters Rail Conference urges re-nomination of Walt Barrows to Railroad Retirement Board.