August 2012 INTERFERING WITH MEDICAL TREATMENT
July 2012 CUMULATIVE TRAUMA VICTORY
, WHISTLEBLOWER NEWS,
YOUR MEDICAL CONDITION AND THE RAILROAD, THE COMPANY DOCTOR.
JURY VERDICT, INSURANCE, WRONGFUL DISCHARGE, COMPANY DOCTOR.
The new FRA regulations requiring conductors to be certified goes into effect January 1, 2012.
RECORDED STATEMENTS TO CLAIM AGENT, giving a recorded statement to the claim agent in connection with a personal injury is as old as railroad injuries.
LABOR DAY 2011, "Retirement and My Ex" and "Whistleblower Protection"
"Supreme Court Upholds FELA Standard in CSX vs McBride Decision"
"Gene Discrimination, Van Accident Protection, Personal Notes"
"New FRA Regulations On Electronic Devices"
"Is Your Career At Risk For Medical Reasons"
November II 2010
"Railroads Record Profits"
November I 2010
"Hours of Service Act"
"9/11 Commission Act of 2007"
"Railroad Medical & Disability Insurance Coverage Updated"
"Coverage While Riding In Vans"
"Will The Railroad Bad Order Me"
"Brief of the Assistant SOL for OSHA as Amicus Curiae"
"Great OSHA Decision Whistle-blower Protection RSA"
February 2010 "Replaced with new update September 2010 above"
"Accident Reporting Guide For Smart Phones"
December 2009 Replaced with new update February 2010 above
"Important New Rail Rights"
- OSHA/BNSF Agreement 01-13
- Whistleblower Investigations Manual
- Medical treatment not limited to short period following injury - 07/25/2012
- FRA/OSHA Memorandum of Agreement - 07/16/2012
- FRA/OSHA Letter to Railroads- 07/16/2012
- Amicus Curiae Brief of the AAR on FRSA 49 § U.S.C. 20109(c)(2) - 05/15/2012
- Employer Safety Incentive & Disincentive Policies & Practices - 03/12/2012
Arbitration Class PowerPoint PDF 09-12-12
Explanation by Q&A
49 CFR 219
Rail Safety Act
Rail Safety Act
Rail Safety Act
Rail Safety Act
Railway Labor Act
Family Medical Leave Act
Reporting Your Injury
I Am Worn Out
Your Rights When Injured
Engineer Hearing and Vision
No Rules: Top Ten Techniques 2011
Fact Finding Process 5:38
# 1 Find Out What Happened
Get The Real Story 3:18
You Can't Get The Truth This Way 6:07
This Is How You Get The Real Story 3:16
Make A Deal 4:25
# 2 Get Your Charged Member Ready
Prepare The Witness 4:02
How It Should Look 1:58
#3 Your Evidence
Get The Evidence In Hand 4:38
New Help On Getting Evidence 1:37
What Is A reasonable Recess 2:18
HIPAA Law & Obtaining Medical Records 2:02
Questions On Railroad Providing Evidence 1:38
#4 The Investigation Record
Get It In The Record 0:23
#5 Use An "Offer Of Proof"
Get Anything In To Evidence With An "Offer of Proof" 2:07
State It On The Record 3:23
Entering Documents Into Evidence - Correctly 1:57
Entering Photos Into Evidence - Wrong Way 4:20
Entering Photos Into Evidence - Correctly 4:17
Closing Comments On Using "Offer of Proof" 2:21
#6 Protect The Charged Employee
Protect Your Witness 1:57
Jump In & Stop The Flow 3:12
Make A Speaking Objection - Protect The Answer 1:58
#7 The Company Witness - Leave It Alone
Never Question A Company Witness 4:21
Does He Ever Hurt You 2:31
Now He Has 4:25
This Is How To Do It 1:57
Your Questions Grow Ugly 3:06
#8 The Co-worker As A Witness
Don't Call A Co-worker As A Witness 3:18
Questions On This 3:52
#9 Use of Visual Aids At The Investigation
Make Your Case Visual 4:28
Do Photos Need to Be Authentic 1:18
#10 Closing Statements
Your Golden Opportunity 1:49
Inference - To Deduce or Conclude 3:18
Railway Labor Act Series 2011
Let's Strike'Um I 2:51
Let's Strike'Um II 3:16
Purpose Of The RLA 2:36
Disputes - Major/Minor I 4:57
Disputes - Major/Minor II 4:55
Secondary Boycott 2:29
Strikes Are Old News 1:24
Your Road To Strike 2:58
Presidential Emergency Board 3:17
Minor Dispute Remedy 2:33
Can Members Handle Their Own Case 2:31
Final & Binding 2:16
Why Know The Process 2:58
Questions On The RLA 5:03
Can A Member Sue For A Claim Denied 0:49
Exceptions To Arbitration 1:32
Can Member Sue For Excessive Testing 0:27
More Exceptions To Arbitration 2:54
What's Not A Minor Dispute 1:37
Union Officer Basics Series 2011
Pictures & Video at Work 2:45
Use of Personal Electronic Devices at Work 6:44
Availability - The History Behind This 4:35
Availability - Your Defense 4:11
Availability - Q&A 5:06
Americans With Disability Act 2:08
Americans With Disability Act - Q&A I 4:46
Americans With Disability Act - Q&A II 4:27
Medical Insurance 4:44
Railroad Disability 6:00
Union Officer Immunity 8:36
CSX v McBride
Supreme Court Decision June 23, 2011
AAJ AMICUS BRIEF.McBRIDE.22211
AMICUS BRIEF OF RAIL LABOR.CSX v. McBride.1.22811
ARLA AMICUS BRIEF.McBRIDE.22611
CSX v. McBride.No. 10-235.Respondent's Brief.Final.22211
MARITIME AMICUS BRIEF.MIichael Sturlye.22811
The following forms are for informational purposes only, not to used for reporting a personal injury.
UPRR Accident Report
RRB Web Site
RRB SI1a - Application for Sick Benefits (02-09)
Insurance Coverage Update January 2013
United Health Care Web Site for Railroad Employees
United Health Care Proof of Disability Form
EYEMED Vision Care Benefit Information
Anthem Short Term Disability UTU Web Site Information
Anthem Disability - Tax Reporting of Benefits
MetLife Short Term Disability BLET Web Site Information