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Mike Baldwin Elected Vice President West

November 20, 2015, Front Royal, Virginia On Thursday, October 19, 2015, Brother Mike Baldwin was elected to fill the position of Vice President West for the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen. The Vice President West post was vacated by Mark Ciurej when he retired on November 15.

Sarah Feinberg Confirmed as New Head of
Federal Railroad Administration

The U.S. Senate confirmed Sarah Feinberg to be the Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on October 28, 2015. She was appointed by President Barack Obama on May 29, 2015, to serve as the Nation’s chief safety regulator for freight and passenger rail.

Veterans Day 2015

  Each year on November 11, Americans set aside 24 hours to pause, reflect, and honor our nation’s veterans. But to those of us who wore the uniform, every day is Veterans Day. We are constantly flooded with thoughts and memories from places we served and the comrades who stood beside us. Yes, we remember. We remember what we went through.

President Signs Congressional
Transportation Funding Stopgap Measure

The rail industry’s push to extend the Congressionally imposed deadline for implementing Positive Train Control finally came to fruition on October 29, 2015.

President Obama on October 29 signed into law H.R. 3819, the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015

HELP WANTED — Grand Lodge Representative

The Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen Grand Executive Council is accepting resumés for the purpose of appointing a new Grand Lodge Representative.

TITLE: Grand Lodge Representative.

LOCATION: Grand Lodge Headquarters in Front Royal, Virginia.

Win a Trip to Bass Fishing’s Ultimate Event!

The GEICO Bassmaster Classic is the Super Bowl of competitive bass fishing, and now, Union Sportsmen’s Alliance members have a chance to be part of the memorable experience, cheering alongside more than a hundred thousand fellow bass fishing fanatics as pro anglers weigh their catch in hopes of making history.

House Passes PTC Deadline Extension

The House of Representatives yesterday approved a three-week extension of surface transportation funding and a three-year extension of the deadline for railroads to implement positive train control (PTC) technology. The Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015 (H.R.

National Negotiations Update

Members of rail labor’s Coordinated Bargaining Group (CBG), composed of representatives from the SMART Transportation Division, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, the American Train Dispatchers Association, the National Conference of Firemen and Oilers/SEIU, The Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen, and the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers and Helpers met with the National Carriers Conference Committee (NCCC) in Chicago on October 14, 2015, to continue negotiations on a new national rail contract. This meeting was the latest in a series that commenced early in 2015.

Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program

The Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program is pleased to announce the following HazMat/Chemical Emergency Response Training Program.


Union Veterans Council Newsletter

The issues facing veterans and working families, aren't independent of each other — a lack of good jobs, attacks on healthcare and fading dreams of a better life impact each one of us. Stand with those who've fought for us.

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A Thanksgiving Message
National Correctional Employees Union
Happy Thanksgiving!
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Electrical Workers Minority Caucus
IBEW Local 332

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