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2014 Archives

10/21/2014
SLD Guy to members: “I voted early already and now you can too”

10/06/2014
Illinois AFL-CIO unanimously approves resolution supporting 2-person crews

09/15/2014
Durbin, Quinn lead list of SMART-TD 2014 candidate endorsements

09/12/2014
In a letter to SLD Guy, Gov. Quinn supports two-person crews and federal legislation that would require it

09/05/2014
FRA recommends civil penalties after SMART-TD charges Canadian Pacific dispatched train without required hazmat documents

08/25/2014
UP caught again violating Hours of Service Law in Southern Illinois

08/10/2014
Labor Day celebrations scheduled all across state—Bring the family to the one near you

07/03/2014
FRA finds UP guilty of 6 HOS violations after SMART-TD complaint

06/24/2014
2nd Quarter SOFA report shows rail workers continuing excellent safety work in switching operations

06/05/2014
Labor-Industry coalition organized by SMART-TD secures House resolution urging EPA restraint on closing coal-fired power plants

05/21/2014
FRA confirms SMART-TD'S appeal for air tests at Decatur

05/06/2014
FRA sustains another SMART-TD HOS complaint, cites CN for violation this time

05/01/2014
Video-recorder protection for crews in contract vans sweeps House 112-0

04/22/2014
SMART-TD Hours of Service Complaint leads FRA to cite BNSF for violations

04/10/2014
SJR50 passes Illinois House after SMART-TD members take to phone lines

04/09/2014
ACTION ALERT: SJR50 moves to Illinois House; calls needed to House members to ask for support for SJR50

03/26/2014
Illinois voters agree with SMART-TD on 2-person crews, Amtrak

03/17/2014
Big photo exhibit shows your grandfather’s railroad was a lot different from yours—yet still the same

02/25/2014
After SMART-TD complaint, FRA cites CSX for bungling post-accident investigation and crew drug test

02/11/2014
Your State Senators are home in the district—ask them to support SJR50, which urges Congress to pass The Safe Freight Act

02/06/2014
Illinois Legislative board brings government, railroads and shipper together to address poor walkway conditions in Granite City steel mill

02/06/2014
Making our state competitive: U of I study documents the false promise of “Right-to-Work” (for less) laws

01/04/2014
SOFA 4th quarter report shows 2013 with lowest switching-fatality count ever; Guy credits increasing professionalism of crews

 

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