ASWC: Amtrak Workers, Riders, Union Leaders Blast Proposed Plan to Slash Jobs and Service

Workers and leaders from the Amtrak Service Workers Council (ASWC) rallied across from New York’s Penn Station in support of continuing Amtrak’s on-board food service and the 1,700 service staff. Contact: Kevin Gifford, Communications Director, (301) 948-4910; David Arouca, Legislative Representative, (301) … Continue reading

FRA to renew Rail Safety Advisory Committee

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced that it will be re-establishing the Rail Safety Advisory Committee – commonly known as ‘RSAC.’ The committee’s charter was recently dissolved in order to redesign the charter’s memberships and voting-eligibility. Rail labor unions … Continue reading

TTD: Freight rail safety, jobs must not be jeopardized in pursuit of profits

The following is an article by Transportation Trades Department (TTD, AFL-CIO) President Larry Willis. TCU/IAM is an affiliate of TTD’s Rail Labor Division.   SEP 20, 2018 MOVEAMERICA BLOG , RAIL FREIGHT RAIL SAFETY, JOBS MUST NOT BE JEOPARDIZED IN PURSUIT OF … Continue reading