Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon

October 04, 2022

On This Day in 1932
State troopers march into Kincaid, Illinois, to guard against a sympathy strike by more than 160 of the town’s 180 high school students, protesting the use by their school of scab-produced coal from the Peabody Coal Company while their fathers are on strike over wages.  
~ Today in Labor History

Member Login


Not registered yet?
Click Here to sign-up

Forgot Your Login?

A Note to Our Members:

We continue to do what we can to protect the health of our members and staff while providing you service and support. Safety procedures instituted at the beginning of the pandemic remain in effect until further notice. Click here for important notices regarding COVID-19 policies regarding our office and credit union hours of operation. If you need to see your business agent or have questions or concerns, give us a call at 410-566-5700.

Railroad Strike Negotiations Held Up By Battle Over Sick Time Policies
Updated On: Sep 14, 2022
Sept. 13, 2022 | FREIGHT | (Updated 9/14) The top labor negotiator in talks to avert a railroad strike accused BNSF and Union Pacific of holding up progress. Specifically, Dennis Pierce, president of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, or BLET [IBT], said the companies rejected the union’s proposal for sick time policies. “The primary resistance comes from Union Pacific and BNSF because of the attendance policies they have adopted which have treated workers so poorly,” Pierce told CNBC. “We’re just looking for time away from work to address our medical issues. Union Pacific and BNSF attendance policies are assessing (penalty) points to our members when they just want to take time off for their regular medical appointments.” Attendance policies have been a point of contention for unions for years. CNBC   Related: Tentative agreements were struck with the following unions: the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees Division of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters [BMWED] … Update: Congress prepares to act on rail strike amid fears of ‘economic catastrophe’ 
Teamsters Local 355
Copyright © 2022, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™

1093183 hits since

Top of Page image