Arbitrator Finds That Section 6 Bargaining Regarding Crew Consist Can Begin

View article in its entirety at SMART-TD. On July 28, 2021, a Neutral appointed by the National Mediation Board issued his ruling finding that on certain railroad properties, the current moratoria in those crew consist agreements do not prohibit the railroads from serving a Section 6 Notice regarding crew size. The properties affected or having no current moratorium include certain properties at BNSF, UP, NS … Continue reading Arbitrator Finds That Section 6 Bargaining Regarding Crew Consist Can Begin

ACTION ALERT: Unite & Fight for Two Person Train Crews!

In early October, the major rail carriers - under the guise of their National Railway Labor Conference (NRLC) - filed suit to enable them to bargain reduced crew size in upcoming national handling. On November 1st, the National Carriers Conference Committee (NCCC) served their Section 6 Notice to the rail unions that makes their intention … Continue reading ACTION ALERT: Unite & Fight for Two Person Train Crews!