Workers Victory Victory in the Waco Court of Appeals against BNSF
OSHA Clarifies Prohibited Employer Disincentive Policies and Practices
Workers Victory $2.7 million verdict against BNSF
Steve Young - Designated Legal Counsel
RRB News - Budget Cuts Reduce Railroad Unemployment and Sickness Benefits by 9.2% .
FRA's letter to Union Pacific regarding cell phone usage detection.
Union Pacific announces plan to implement Detection of System Access (DSA). Bottom line is that when an employee is on duty and the employee's computer user identification and password are used from other than a company terminal it will trigger an automatic Violation of Rule 2.21.
Presidential Emergency Board No. 243 has issued report and recommendations of the national wage/rules/benefits dispute.
Arbitrator Upholds UTU SMART Merger
Arbitrator Michael H. Gottesman makes the decision.
Supreme Court Upholds FELA Standard in CSX vs McBride Decision
Writing for a 5–4 majority, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg held that the jury instruction "proper in FELA cases … simply tracks the language Congress employed, informing juries that a defendant railroad caused or contributed to a plaintiff employee's injury if the railroad's negligence played any part in bringing about the injury."