CBS News affiliate interviews TCU’s Kevin Loftin on PSR, train safety

On Tuesday, Salt Lake City’s CBS News local affiliate (KUTV) published an investigative news piece on Union Pacific’s Precision Scheduled Railroading (PSR) model and its impact on safety, including the derailment of several trains in western states.  TCU Carmen National Representative Kevin Loftin was interviewed throughout the program, and highlighted the importance of having adequate […]

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BNSF Railway Employee Medical Reporting Rules Violate Americans with Disabilities Act

A group of unions, including TCU are suing BNSF Railway, alleging its practices for requiring medical documentation violate the Americans with Disabilities Act. The unions filed their complaint June 28 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago. The unions include: the American Train Dispatchers Association; Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and […]

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