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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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Jul 11, 2019
The Full Committee of SMART GCA-953 was called to convene in Quadrennial session on Monday April 29 through March 1, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV....
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By Ian T. Reynolds Jun 5, 2019
During the 2019 Quadrennial held in Las Vegas, the committee had the opportunity and honor to hear from Kentucky State Legislative Board Director...
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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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By 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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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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