RWU Resolution on Hazardous Substances Near Schools

Thank you Ron Kaminkow, Railroad Workers United Organizer, for your work on RWU's Resolution to call attention to the need for emergency response specific to the transport of hazardous substances rolling past our children's schools by rail. This Resolution supports legislative efforts such as IL HB 1542, which includes school personnel in comprehensive response plans, … Continue reading RWU Resolution on Hazardous Substances Near Schools

RWU Adopts High Speed Rail Resolution

Railroad Workers United (RWU) adopted a new Resolution in response to confusion over "high speed rail" and what the best way is to move forward with railroad improvement and development. RWU has staked out a position they feel makes sense, and one that serves railroad workers, the traveling public, shippers, trackside communities, and the nation … Continue reading RWU Adopts High Speed Rail Resolution

Come Join Us!

Hazardous Materials Near Schools Looking for something to do tonight?  Come join NWSOFA-Indivisible from the comfort of your home as we discuss online the local impact of crude-by-rail transport and storage along with the dangers it presents to our schools.  Local activist, Gerri Songer, will be joined by members of Railroad Workers United (RWU) Mark … Continue reading Come Join Us!

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!