Calling On Septa To Do The Right Thing (Death Benefits Should Be Awarded To Families Of Covid-19 Victims)

Last week in The Inquirer, Paul Prescod called on SEPTA to do the right thing and award death benefits to …

Administrative Law Judge Awards $200,000 to Amtrak Whistleblower

In a decision dated May 11, 2020, a federal administrative law judge awarded more than $200,000 to an employee represented …

The Myers Firm Is Working For You Through Covid

America’s railroads are critical infrastructure and America’s railroaders are out there, every day, helping to keep our country supplied, fed, …

MTA Agrees To Pay $500,000 To Famlies Of Employees Killed By Covid-19

In the wake of the deaths of fifty MTA bus and subway employees, MTA has reached an agreement with three …

Rail Labor Requests FRA To Require That Carriers Recall Furloughed Workers Before Seeking Waivers From Federal Safety Regulations

On March 13, the FRA activated an emergency relief docket allowing the agency to waive certain regulations, including those that …

Members of Congress Demand FRA, FTA Take Action to Protect Rail Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives has sent a letter to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the Federal Transit …

Leadership

In the midst of the pandemic, I find myself watching how the various elected officials are dealing with the crises, …

Railroad and Transit Employees on the Front Lines Keep the Economy Moving, and Suffering For It

America’s railroads and transit companies are considered critical infrastructure. Freight railroads move 60,000 carloads of foods and agricultural products every …

Railroad Retirement Board Closes Field Offices to Public

On March 13, the President declared the COVID-19 virus outbreak a national emergency. While U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) employees …

COVID-19 Update for Railroad Workers

As everyone now knows, the president declared a national emergency due to the Corona Virus. Many state and local officials …