MUTUALISM, FRIENDLY SOCIETIES, AND THE GENESIS OF RAILWAY TRADE UNIONS
- War or peace? Burke, Jack // Traffic World;09/01/97, Vol. 251 Issue 9, p19
Reports that labor relations in the rail industry remain as contentious and confrontational as ever despite the conclusion in 1996 of a labor pact running until the end of the century. Past and pending mergers as loose ends remaining from the 1996 settlements; Competition between the United...
- Developments in Industrial Relations. Kinyon, John S. // Monthly Labor Review;Jan71, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p67
Presents updates relevant to industrial relations as of January 1971. Wage increase recommended for railroad unions; Progress of negotiations between the management and the striking employees at the General Motors Corp.
- Amtrak, Conrail pacts. // Monthly Labor Review;Oct92, Vol. 115 Issue 10, p38
Reports that negotiators for the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees and two rail carriers, Amtrak and Conrail, reached agreement on 42-month collective bargaining contracts that deviated from the recommendations of presidential emergency boards President George Bush appointed to resolve...
- Rail labour's quest for unity. Rachleff, Peter // Canadian Dimension;Aug/Sep95, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p22
Reports on the importance of American rail labor unity to the bargaining position of rail workers' unions. Cases of previous rail workers' strikes; Solidarity in various cities and small rail towns; 1995 strategy of national rail union leaders; The 1994 Soo Line/CP Rail strike as a test of...
- Two rail unions vow to continue fight against UP-SP merger... Burke, Jack // Traffic World;3/18/96, Vol. 245 Issue 12, p33
Reports that the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees and the Transportation Communications Union have made known their opposition to the Union Pacific-Southern Pacific merger. Comments from Mac Fleming, BMWE President.
- Rocky road for union mergers. Wilner, Frank N. // Trains;Apr98, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p26
Focuses on the problems rail unions encounter in mergers. Effects of the decrease in Class 1 employment from 458,000 in 1980 to under 180,000 as of March 1998; Role of the United Transportation Union (UTU); View of rail labor leaders on the addition of union mergers; Discrepancies between the...
- Can't railroads behave like other industries? Welty, Gus // Railway Age;Oct93, Vol. 194 Issue 10, p10
Reports on labor-management relations in the United States railroad industry. Model of agreement between the United Steel Workers and steel companies; Effects of deregulation on railroads; Rail union action on collective bargaining; Suggestions on conciliation and consultation.
- Feedback: `There's been goofiness on both sides'. Welty, Gus // Railway Age;Nov93, Vol. 194 Issue 11, p10
Reports on feedback from people on rail management and labor. Need to undergo an attitude readjustment of reaping benefits from perceived opportunity; Number of big freight railroads in the union bargaining situation; Reasons for delay in rail industry bargaining.
- It's `business as usual,' again. Welty, Gus // Railway Age;Nov94, Vol. 195 Issue 11, p9
Reports on the demands of rail unions. Section 6 notice; Percentage of increases in basic wage rates each year for three years beginning January 1, 1995; Scheduled date of railroad negotiators to meet to map their strategy.