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These are the 17 worst companies to work for in America

Whether it’s a toxic culture or abysmal pay, the message is clear: Stay away. By Serah Louis for Nov. 18, 2021 Even if you wake up every morning dreading the start of your work day, you might still count yourself lucky that you don’t work for one of these employers. We’ve compiled a list […]

Union Pacific begins incentive program at Long Beach intermodal facility as ports announce new fees

Railroad to offer $60 weekend refund as ports launch escalating $100 fee to address dwell Article published by Union Pacific is launching an incentive program as part of the effort to address supply chain congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, offering a $60 refund on container fees on weekends for […]

Union Pacific sets quarterly marks for operating ratio and profits

Service hurt by wildfires, weather, and congestion By Bill Stephens for OMAHA, Neb. — Union Pacific set third-quarter records for operating ratio, profits, and earnings per share despite flat traffic volume and the impact of wildfires and bad weather that hurt service reliability. “The Union Pacific team dealt with multiple network disruptions that required […]

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Cases Seeking to Gut Airline, Railroad Union Power

In a victory for the IAM and transportation union members across the country, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear two cases that sought to bring anti-union, so-called “right-to-work” laws to the airlines and railroads. The cases sought to extend the landmark Janus ruling, which allowed public sector workers to receive the benefits […]

President Maratea Continues to Hit-The-Road Meeting with Members On-The-Job

TCU National President Maratea, National Secretary-Treasurer Stan Boyd, and BRC General President Rich Johnson visited members working on the job in Boston, Somerville and Houston. They met with members working at Amtrak, Keolis, Koppers and Union Pacific. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic TCU members have been working on the front lines, keeping the traveling public safe […]

Statement of TCU National President Artie Maratea on the Amtrak Empire Builder Derailment in Montana

Statement of TCU National President Artie Maratea: Photo credit: Kimberly Fossen via AP “Everyone at TCU was stunned and saddened to hear of the Amtrak Empire Builder derailment in Montana yesterday. We still do not know the full extent of the derailment and the injuries that may have been caused, but TCU will do all […]

Railroad mega-merger keeps getting sidetracked

By Dan Primack, author of Pro Rata for We’ve written before that much of U.S. antitrust law is antiquated, having been written over a century ago to regulate railroads.  Yes, but: What we’ve not really mentioned is that railroad-specific rules were updated much more recently, and are complicating one of the largest announced mergers of […]

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January 2022