The Wyoming Business Report has stated that as a consequence of decreased demand from the coal industry, BNSF is idling train cars and locomotives in Wyoming. Read the entire article here.
On Tuesday, January 26, SMART TD’s Georgia State Legislative Director (SLD) Matt Campbell, led Georgia lawmakers on a tour of the CSX railroad yard and Atlanta training center. “This was a great opportunity to teach our legislators about the duties and responsibilities of railroad workers. It opens the door for us to communicate our needs [...]
The Missouri State Legislative Board is holding a “Surviving Layoff” workshop as a part of the Missouri AFL-CIO’s Dislocated Worker Program, Jan. 29, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. The workshop will be held at the Sheet Metal Workers Local 2 Hall, 2902 Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64129. The workshop is open to all rail [...]
Brother Kenneth Lloyd Rogers, age 67, passed away December 21, 2015 at his home in Rocklin, Calif. Services were held in Roseville, Calif. December 28, 2015. Rogers is survived by his wife, Mooling Rogers, his three daughters, Kristen, Gwendolyn, and Amy, and many extended family members, friends and colleagues. Rogers was a graduate of the [...]
Bernice “Bunny” Sovine Laugel, 88, of Mooresville, N.C. died Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, at Brookdale Assisted Living. Laugel was a homemaker who loved to travel, enjoyed crocheting, had a great sense of humor and loved to make people smile. She was preceded in death by her husband Louis Frank Laugel and her daughters Debbi Hart [...]