April 19, 2014

Signalmen official nominated for RRB seat

Walt Barrows, secretary-treasurer of the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen since 1999, has been nominated by President Obama to fill the labor chair on the three-member Railroad Retirement Board, succeeding Butch Speakman, who is retiring. The nomination requires Senate confirmation. Barrows began his railroad career as a signalman with Norfolk & Western Railway (now part of [...]