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Ian T. Reynolds Oct 11, 2018
As some of you may know, we have lost two brothers from Local 446 in Cheyenne, WY in a tragic accident on the railroad. There is a donation...
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Oct 15, 2018
Two members, Jason Vincent Martinez, 40, and Benjamin ‘Benji’ George Brozovich, 39, died Thursday, Oct. 4 when the Union Pacific (UP)...
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By Ian T. Reynolds Oct 12, 2018
As some of you may know, we have lost two brothers from Local 446 in Cheyenne, WY in a tragic accident on the railroad. There is a donation...
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Sep 18, 2017
Earlier this year, Union Pacific instituted a revised attendance policy for transportation employees. This new policy contained the following...
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Sep 5, 2017
These cases come up after the Employer has implemented a new financial or payroll system. And when the accounting department enters the...
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Sep 5, 2017
This past month, a prominent labor arbitrator spoke on absenteeism. Here are 4 key points about calling in sick, excerpted from his lecture. A...
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Aug 8, 2017
DeSmogBlog reported that the top campaign donor for U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) is Union Pacific Railroad – and, four of her top 11...
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Jun 16, 2017
Offers of Leniency At a recent conference, two well-known labor arbitrators answered audience questions on settlement offers/talks: Settlement...
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May 4, 2017
Joke or Threat? All arbitrators recognize the heightened awareness of workplace safety. Employees ought to expect a workplace free of threats...
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Apr 7, 2017
Using the F-bomb as a Union Steward A recent case illustrates the leeway union stewards have in representing the union on the shop floor. This...
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