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2010 - 2011 HAZMAT TRAINING PROGRAM & APPLICATION
The Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program will conduct the following hazardous materials transportation/chemical emergency response training programs at the National Labor College – George Meany Campus in Silver Spring, Maryland.
DOT HMIT GRANT HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INSTRUCTORS TRAINING
The Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program prides itself on delivering the most valuable worker safety training available. Peer Instructors are members of the railroad labor community and take pride in offering the latest and most up-to-date information, teaching techniques and peer support.
MODULAR EMERGENCY RESPONSE RADIOLOGICAL TRANSPORTATION TRAINING
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has shipped large amounts and a variety of
radioactive material by rail for years. The number of rail shipments is expected to
increase in coming years. With the increase in rail shipments comes the increased risk for
rail incidents involving radioactive material.
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RAIL CONFERENCE PRESS RELEASES
 
DATE DESCRIPTION
03/11/2008 BMWED Ratifies Amtrak Agreement
02/26/2008 Teamster USA and Teamster Canada Rail Conferences Meet
02/20/2008 Teamsters Endorse Obama
01/22/2008 Rail Conference Members Benefit from Supreme Court
Ruling on FMLA Use
01/22/2008 UnionPlus - Save My Home
01/18/2008 Labor Alliance for Brotherhood of Rail, Inc
01/18/2008 BMWED, Rail Coalition Achieve Tentative Agreement with Amtrak
01/08/2008 Stillwater Central Railroad Employees Vote Teamsters
10/26/2007 Rail Employees Testify to Congress about Accident Reporting Abuses
10/23/2007 Tell Congress : Abolish NS Camp Cars !
10/17/2007 U.S. House of Representatives Pass H.R. 2095 (377 to 38)
08/29/2007 Safe Rails, Secure America Campaign Nominated for “BENNY” Award
08/01/2007 First Responder Rail Security Petition
08/01/2007 Safe Rails Report
06/29/2007 Teamster Rally for Fairness at Amtrak-Corrected
06/01/2007 Canadian MW Workers Assaulted on CP Picket Line
05/17/2007 Maintenance of Way Workers at Meridian and Bigbee RR Choose BMWED
02/16/2007 Teamsters Rail Conference Supports Indiana Rail Safety Measures
02/28/2007 RLBC Reaches Tentative Agreement on National Contract
02/16/2007 Rail Security Testimony - Murphy
02/16/2007 Rail Security Testimony - Pontolillo
02/14/2007 Rail Security Testimony
02/14/2007 FatigueTestimony
01/31/2007 Rail Conference Testimony
01/31/2007 Rail Conference Testifies before Congress
11/15/2006 Report Cites Need for Quality Hazmat Training
08/07/2006 Appalachian & Ohio Rail Workers Approve First Contract as BMWED Teamsters
07/20/2006 BMWED - CN to Resume Negotiations
07/19/2006 BMWED Strikes CN Properties
06/29/2006 Teamsters Condemn Rail Corporations' Dangerous Negotiating Stance with UTU
01/06/2006 One Year after Graniteville Tragedy
12/16/2005 U. S. House of Representatives Letter Re: Rail Carriers Section 6
12/16/2005 NCCC Request for Release from Mediation
12/15/2005 Rail Carriers Cut-off Negotiations
   
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