The Rail Division represents members at Amtrak, CSX, Norfolk Southern, Conrail, and some of the Northeast’s largest regional rail systems. We are proud to be the voice of car inspectors, car repairmen, welders, crane operators, carpenters, on-board service workers, cleaners, trackmen, and flagmen at the bargaining table, fighting for fairer wages, increased safety, and better benefits for the hardworking people who keep our trains and freight rail moving.
Being a Unionized railroader has distinct advantages. Click here to watch a video providing some basic information about how railroad Unions function and what they do for YOU. It also highlights the importance of having a contract and the role the Union has in enforcing it.
Memo to Metro North Members 2/1/23
Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program general info
Rail Workers Hazardous Training Program IBT Consortium Description of Curricula Part 1
Rail Workers Hazardous Training Program IBT Consortium Description of Curricula Part 2
Rail Workers Hazardous Training Program IBT Consortium Description of Curricula Part 3
Press Release: Brightline West Inks Commitment with High-Speed Rail Labor Coalition
The 8 Hr HazMat Transportation Safety and Security Course offers an incentive of $175.00 for the two-day class. Please feel free to post this information on your website and share with your membership. Anyone interested in taking a class must register at www.teamstersafety.org/moodle.
Unemployment and Sickness Benefit Flexibilities Under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act (RUIA) during the COVID-19 Virus Outbreak
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March 24, 2023 TWU as part of the Shop-Craft Coalition has Reached a Tentative Agreement with Amtrak. The unions are providing the following joint announcement: TWU & the Shop-Craft Coalition have reached a Tentative Agreement with Amtrak to settle each Organization’s respective section 6 notices for this round of bargaining. The specific terms of this…Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BRIGHTLINE WEST INKS COMMITMENT WITH HIGH-SPEED RAIL LABOR COALITION The Agreement Demonstrates Support of Union Labor to Operate and Maintain Brightline West’s Future System LAS VEGAS (Feb 21, 2023) — Brightline West, America’s first true high-speed rail system connecting Las Vegas and Southern California, today, announced a landmark agreement, establishing a…Read More
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