The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) and SMART-TD have requested an Emergency Order to address employee safety in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
BMWED President Freddie Simpson urged rail corporations to protect workers.
Teamcare is working with medical professionals and has posted some COVID-19 information on their website. Under the heading, "TeamCare Answers Your Questions about the Coronavirus" you will find up-to-date information which may be helpful.
The BLET Washington State Legislative Board has been lobbying the Washington State Legislature in support of H.B. 1841.
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) is urging the railroad industry to take steps to protect BLET members, their co-workers and the general public from the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The BMWED is in discussion with various railroad carriers regarding the potential spread of the COVID-19, otherwise known as the Coronavirus.
The Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program is pleased to a training course to be held in Winslow, Arizona.