Members of the BMWED opened their Fourth Regular Convention today with over 330 delegates in attendence.
Members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen working at Canadian National/Illinois Central ratified a new contract on May 30.
Binding arbitration between the BMWED-IBT and SMART-Mechanical bargaining coalition and the National Carriers' Conference Committee (NCCC) have concluded.
The FAMES committee on rail safety met this week at the Teamsters headquarters to discuss railroad fatalities and recommendations for their prevention.
Officers were elected this week to the Teamsters Rail Conference.
Over the weekend, IPods for Wounded Veterans (IFWV), a charity founded and overseen by retired Teamster and Vietnam veteran Paul Cardello, celebrated its 22nd visit to veterans in need. The organization provides free electronics and other goods to veterans in hospitals who are recovering from injuries that they received in combat.
This week in Philadelphia the American Arbitration Association counted and certified the votes cast for the new Amtrak contract for members of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees Division (BMWED).