Freight Rail Carriers Sue Union To Force Crew Size Bargaining
Law360 (October 3, 2019, 6:47 PM EDT) -- A coalition of freight railway companies sued the union representing their ground service employees in Texas federal court on Thursday, seeking to force the union to negotiate over the sizes of train crews in upcoming collective bargaining talks.
CSX Transportation, BNSF Railway and six other companies said the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers' Transportation Division has refused to negotiate over the issue by claiming that any attempts to discuss "crew consist," or the number of people working on a specific train at a specific time, are prohibited under existing contracts.
The railway companies said the dispute...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!