Coalition Bargaining: A Successful Bargaining Strategy for Rail Labor

There are three important challenges to the concept of a rail union coalition: 1) finding the means to keep the rail unions together through the complete bargaining process, 2) addressing in a national forum collective bargaining issues that were “local” in nature, and 3) addressing the issues that were “national” in nature in concert with…

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Poor Little CSX

On Oct. 4th, 2018 CSX filed a lawsuit against Norfolk Southern railroad for allegedly conspiring with Norfolk & Portsmouth Belt Line Railroad to block CSX from Norfolk International Terminals.  Jacksonville Business Journal reporter Will Robinson, wrote that “The suit, filed Oct. 4 in the Norfolk division of U.S. District Court, also names three NS vice presidents…

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National Agreement Bargaining Survey

            Gentlemen, Please find the link below to a survey that will be used to evaluate our position in national bargaining, just click on the link and it will open. Please fill it out and click the submit button on the last page. I am including a PDF copy that…

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Transfers

Gentlemen, if you are going to transfer here is the form you will need and the e-mail address to send it to. Mechanical Shop Craft Transfer Form 7 13 2016 The CSX e-mail address : payroll@csx.com For the guys who have transferred from other locations that where closed down, your home point may now be…

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Latest National Agreement Proposal

Gentlemen,   Please find attached a copy of the latest proposal that the carrier’s gave to our coalition. This is not something that we intend to put out for ratification. It is just to show you where we’re at in negotiations at this point. I see there is a long way to go. Further updates…

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New IDPAP policy

IDPAP Individual Development and Personal Accountability Policy for Operating Craft Employees Effective Date: 7/8/17 Purpose CSXT values all contract employees as members of the CSXT team, realizes that their professional development and well-being is a critical element in CSXT’s continued success, and strives to treat them with respect and fairness in accordance with labor agreements….

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