SUBJECT: Computer Based Training (CBT)

Employees are responsible for completing assigned computer-based training. Employees must periodically check their online training plan and complete all courses and exams prior to the due date. Employees who fail to complete training by the required deadline may be...

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Rail workers rally to demand new pact

AUGUST 9, 2022 | COVID, Headlines, National Negotiations 2019, PSR, TTD (Source: People’s World, August 8, 2022) As the nation’s railroad worker unions presented their details for a new contract with the freight railroads to a Presidential Emergency Board,...

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TE&Y Quality of Life Pulse Survey Results

More than half of the 14,500+ invited participants responded to the recent TE&Y pulse survey, providing invaluable feedback through 13,775 comments. The survey, open July 13-27, provided an opportunity for Transportation’s Train, Engine & Yard (TE&Y) team...

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Railroads Get Off Track in Obsessing About Profit Margins

The companies have angered customers and alienated workers while leaving little room for growth. Follow Link for Whole Story. https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2022-08-03/railroads-like-union-pacific-and-bsnf-get-off-track-in-focusing-on-margins

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Fifth National Convention to convene in October

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen's Fifth National Convention will be held at Bally's Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, from October 10-13, 2022. Approximately 475 delegates will represent more than 33,000 active locomotive engineers and...

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BLET, SMART-TD presidents update members following PEB 250

Brothers and Sisters of our unions: Presidential Emergency Board (“PEB” or “the Board”) 250 conducted hearings in Washington, D.C. this past week, concluding on July 28th. We both were honored to represent our unions and, by extension, the memberships of the dozen...

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U.S. Class I workforce grew in June

JULY 29, 2022 | Headlines, PSR, STB (Source: Progressive Railroading, July 29, 2022) As of mid-June, U.S. Class Is employed 116,251 people, a 0.41% increase compared with employment levels in mid-May and a 0.28% increase from June 2021’s level, according to Surface...

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