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April 18, 2014
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Amtrak Arbitration decision rendered
Wages, benefits, and work rule disputes resolved
NS Employee Runs For Congress
Thomas Tarantella seeks 5th Congressional District of Pennsylvania.
Wealth Inequality in America
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We Will Have Our Oil
and you will be quiet
The 99% Begins to Wake
Don't piss on us and tell us it's raining
Pull Your Head Out of the Sand
Let Your Life Be a Friction to Stop the Machine
The Ghost of Tom Joad
Bruce Springsteen
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Amtrak's Boardman - Divorced from Reality
General Chairman Jed Dodd's response to Amtrak"s recent Special Employee Advisory wherein President Joe Boardman asserts "… [Amtrak] cannot sustain this level of payroll or overtime going forward." The advisory continues, bemoaning the fact that Amtrak lost commuter contracts throughout the nation while Boardman attempts to tie those losses to the worker's wages and overtime. Mr. Boardman is delusional if he believes Amtrak's remedy can be found in the pockets of the workers. Read More...
NS Worker Runs For Congress
BMWED employee Thomas Tarantella is working on the Norfolk Southern and seeking the nomination of the Democratic Party for the 5th Congressional District of Pennsylvania.  BrotherTarantella was born and raised in the small town of Renovo, Pennsylvania. He has been married 31 years to his wife, Ann Tarantella. Read More...
Unions Picket Amtrak Board Member Albert DiClemente
The Passenger Rail Labor Bargaining Coalition, representing the workers who maintain and construct Amtrak’s railroad track, bridges, buildings, overhead catenary and signal systems, picketed the home of Amtrak Board member Albert DiClemente, located at 114 Rumunno Circle, Hockessin, DE. Read More...
PRLBC Picket Amtrak Board Chairman Anthony Coscia
The Passenger Rail Labor Bargaining Coalition picketted the law office of Amtrak Board Chairman Anthony Coscia in New Brunswick, NJ., protesting the fact that we have been unable to negotiate a new agreement with Amtrak for more than three years.  Amtrak has continually stalled talks and engaged in bad faith bargaining. Read More...
Inflammatory Article Regarding Amtrak Contract Negotiations
An opinion editorial written by Frank Wilner appears in the April 2013 edition of Railway Age magazine. The opinion expressed by Mr. Wilner is certainly not views shared the BMWED, the BRS, or the Passenger Rail Labor Bargaining Coalition. More on Mr. Wilner, including a rebuttal, following his article. Read More...

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