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Luke Edington Feb 12, 2020
Brothers and Sisters: In the history of our Organization, we have never experienced such an organized attack on labor. Rail Carriers across the...
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By Ian Reynolds Feb 7, 2020
Why Did They DENY Your Claim? Recently, Union Pacific posted an article on their website titled “Why Did You Dispute My Labor...
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Dec 5, 2019
Brother Chris Seidl from Local 1227 tragically lost his life on December 3, 2019 while switching in a yard in Wichita, KS. He started working for...
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Oct 9, 2019
Brothers and sisters of the SMART Transportation Division, I wanted to take this opportunity to explain what the crew consist lawsuit that has...
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Oct 7, 2019
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Hours after a lawsuit by rail carriers targeting our union over crew consist was announced Oct. 3, the Association of...
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Oct 3, 2019
NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio (October 3, 2019) — Today, the nation’s Class I rail carriers, along with a few other railroads, filed suit in...
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Aug 16, 2019
The SMART Transportation Division is beginning the process of formulating Section 6 notices to be served on rail carriers negotiating under the...
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Aug 14, 2019
LAS VEGAS – SMART GEC Member and Transportation Division (TD) Vice President Jeremy R. Ferguson of Local 313 (Grand Rapids, Mich.) was...
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Jul 12, 2019
SMART Transportation Division PresidentJohnPrevisich appeared before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials...
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Jul 12, 2019
A well-known Baltimore labor arbitrator gave the audience this framework for understanding past practice. Decide first whether the past...
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