Why has BNSF canceled its Safety Agreement with Maintenance of Way employees? What does it reallymean and what does it mean to me? Canceling our Safety Agreement is really about the Company not wanting the employees (collectively, the “Union”) to have a voice (by collectively bargained agreement) in our own Safety Program.
The BNSF “Notice” to cancel the employee’s Safety Agreement offers up reasons as to why it wants to
cancel an Agreement that has helped create the best safety record in the history of the Company. Let’s
examine what it really says: