***NATIONAL BARGAINING UPDATE***
Oct. 23, 2019 - BMWED has filed suits in federal courts against several Class 1 railroads in an attempt to bargain contracts specific to each individual railroad and its Maintenance of Way employees. (Canadian National, Norfolk Southern, Union Pacific, and Conrail)
Nov. 1, 2019 - BNSF Serves Section 6 Notice. To have the NCCC represent them in National.
Nov. 1, 2019 - BMWED IS NOT PART OF THIS GROUP - Coordinated Bargaining Coalition (CBC) announcements were released by various rail union leaders regarding their efforts to engage in coordinated bargaining.
Nov. 4, 2019 - BMWED serves Section 6 Notice to BNSF Railway. We were not part of trying to bargain individually we will be National.
Nov. 12, 2019 - NCCC sends letter saying that railroad disagree about us trying to go single carrier.
Jan. 14, 2020 - Schedule to conduct negotiations with the NCCC on March 18th and 19th; April 15th and 16th; and May 19th and 20th. The NCCC also advised that it was scheduled to convene with the Coordinated Bargaining Coalition in late February.