Freight Railroads Remain Committed to Reaching Fair Labor Agreements

The nation’s freight railroads are now in the third year of national bargaining with 13 labor organizations representing 145,000 employees.

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Because railroads are central to the functioning of the American economy, collective bargaining in the railroad industry is much different than typical labor negotiations. Most important, it is governed by the Railway Labor Act (“RLA”), a federal statute designed to bring the parties to agreement without disruptions to rail transportation.

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What's At Stake

Setting the Standard for Modern U.S. Infrastructure

When it comes to the quality of America’s infrastructure, railroads have moved to the top of the class. In a newly released infrastructure report card from the American Society of Civil Engineers, America’s rail network received the highest grade awarded this year, a B.

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LEARN MORE ABOUT THE NATIONAL RAILWAY LABOR CONFERENCE HERE

What is the NRLC?

The National Railway Labor Conference is an association of U.S. railroads.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE NATIONAL RAILWAY LABOR CONFERENCE HERE

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