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2013 Archives

12/05/2013
Draper elected to succeed Crippin as Alternate State Legislative Director

10/28/2013
Mathes leads Local #1402 in joining Central Labor Council to add muscle to legislative campaign

09/16/2013
SOFA study shows switching accidents, including fatalities, continue to fall as safety culture works its way deeper into members' attitudes

08/30/2013
llinois Commerce Commission responds to UTU complaint, confirms seven CSX viaducts in Chicago will need safety improvements

08/28/2013
Labor Day is bustin’ out all over: Here’s your statewide schedule of events

08/16/2013
HB 3255—the “Parade Bill” sponsored by UTU--signed into law by Gov. Quinn

08/13/2013
FRA ratchets up Metra oversight after Durbin cites safety concerns

08/08/2013
Guy named to Surface Transportation Board’s energy-transportation panel

07/31/2013
Rally at Palmer House noon Aug. 8 to protest ALEC’s corporate hijacking of democracy

06/24/2013
FRA and Illinois Commerce Commission investigating Harbor’s directive ordering yard crews to eat lunch on engine

06/17/2013
After trainee nearly falls from bridge, UTU gets walkway and railings installed

06/02/2013
SOFA study says switching fatalities still declining…but summer accident peak is coming

05/15/2013
UTU “Parade bill” clears Senate unanimously, will await governor’s signature

05/10/2013
Action Alert: Call your state senator—ask for “Yes” vote on “parade bill” HB 3255

05/02/2013
At Durbin’s urging, owner of old Chicago Post Office agrees to update fans that ventilate Union Station

04/30/2013
National Train Day busting out all over Illinois May 11

04/11/2013
House passes UTU-sponsored “parade bill” unanimously

04/10/2013
Membership Alert: Call your state representative today, ask for a “YES” vote on HB 3255

03/19/2013
UTU introduces legislation to keep parades off the tracks

03/01/2013
Commemorate a fellow union member or a loved one and support organized labor at the same time: Put a brick on it at the Fairgrounds in Springfield

02/28/2013
Local #1402 teams with Illinois Legislative Board, Illinois Commerce Commission to get action on UP yard walkways in Dupo and Madison

02/22/2013
Guy appoints Ciemny to Chicago Federation of Labor’s organizing committee

 

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