Information on PEB 250 proposal

Update on PEB 250 proposal for ratification of a new agreement! Attached are links to the information you can use to make a decision regarding the proposed tentative agreement that is coming out in the next few days. Similar to how the previous strike vote was conducted, the District will use an electronic voting system….

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Strike Manual

The deadline for President Joe Biden to intervene and keep 115,000 railroad workers from going on strike and disrupting deliveries of cars, crops, containers of imported goods, and countless other products and raw materials is looming. July 18th at 12:01 am to be exact. Biden is widely expected to name a board of arbitrators to…

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Q&A: Railroad Retirement Age Reductions

While railroad employees with less than 30 years of service may retire at age 62, their railroad retirement benefits are subject to early retirement (“age”) reductions if they retire before attaining their full retirement age. The following questions and answers explain how full retirement age is determined, and how age reductions are applied to railroad…

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Decisions and Choices

Members, In the current era of “PSR” railroading, it is needed more than ever the ability to adapt to changes in the industry. Please review the attached link for extra resources for job marketing skills.  Dislocated-Worker-Resource-Manual

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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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