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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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Jul 22, 2016
Tensions remain high between Union Pacific and SMART-TD GO953 as deliberations over a possible major dispute continue. Earlier this month, Union...
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Jun 24, 2016
Freight trains that often carry dangerous cargo across the country are getting longer, but the crews that operate them have been shrinking for...
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By utu.org Apr 5, 2016
The Seattle Times reported that backers of a Seattle bylaw, which prohibits the use of city funds to finance sports venues, plan to push for a...
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Mar 2, 2016
The SMART Transportation Division has set the dates and locations of the union’s two 2016 regional meetings. The western regional meeting...
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By By CHRISTOPHER MAAG Feb 26, 2016
After five years of occasionally hostile negotiations, NJ Transit and its rail unions will meet on March 4 at the National Mediation Board in...
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By SMART -TD Feb 24, 2016
Members who have been furloughed should be aware that their health care coverage benefits from their employer extends through the end of the...
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Jul 3, 2015
Each year, the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) prepares a "Certificate of Service Months and Compensation" (Form BA-6) for every railroad...
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By GO 953 Feb 23, 2015
Over the previous year and into 2015, there has been a noticeable increase of complaints regarding staffing related agreement violations by Union...
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By GO 953 Feb 20, 2015
The SMART Transportation Division, together with five other rail unions, has begun negotiations with most major freight railroads to revise rates...
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