BMWED Seeks Individual Carrier Bargaining in Upcoming Round
The BMWED has filed suits in federal courts against several Class 1 railroads in an attempt to bargain contracts specific to each individual railroad and its Maintenance of Way employees.
In the recent past, the union and railroads have negotiated under the Railway Labor Act at the "big table" known as National Bargaining. In this upcoming round, the BMWED is asking the courts
to enforce our right to bargain our work rules with the individual railroads through representatives of our choosing, separate of the National table.
Those railroads include Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern, Canadian National, and Conrail...
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