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The purpose of this survey is to gain insight into the preferences of Active Railroad Employees or Annuitants who are customers of the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB). The information will be used to make decisions about the current and future online services offered by the RRB. The survey will take about 25 minutes and must be completed in one session. All responses are voluntary and anonymous.

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The following health and wellness resources are available to those impacted by Hurricane Dorian.

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Today is a day to celebrate the Union worker. Stand tall. Stand proud. Stand together. United we are Brothers and Sisters of the BMWED. Together we will carry the torch forward. Happy Labor Day.

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Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.5 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education. Over 3,000 families have benefited from our commitment to higher education. Amounts range from $500 to $4,000. These one-time cash awards are for study beginning in the Fall of 2020. Students may re-apply each year. In 2019 the Brotherhood of Maintenance Way Employes had two $1,000 scholarship winners!

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Pursuant to BMWED Resolution #37, reaffirmed by the 2018 National Division Convention, four scholarships in the amount of $4,000.00 each will be awarded in February 2020 to BMWED members or eligible dependents, enrolled or scheduled to enroll in an accredited college, university or vocational trade school.

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Designed for railroad employees and spouses planning to retire within five years, the Pre-Retirement Seminars we offer familiarize attendees with the retirement benefits available to them, and also guide them through the application process. Sponsored by the Office of the Labor Member, seminars are held at a number of locations annually.

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This training addresses OSHA and DOT required training in addition to procedures, different levels of response and worker protection in a hazardous materials emergency or release, weapons of mass destruction awareness and the incident command system. The training also provides completion of the OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Outreach requirements. October 20-25, 2019 - January 12-17, 2020 - February 2-7, 2020 - March 15-20, 2020

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The BMWED Pennsylvania Federation held its 23rd Regular Quadrennial Convention this week in Atlantic City, N.J. The Penn Fed convened for two days, swearing in its newly elected officers and conducting the membership’s business, adopting bylaws and resolutions, and setting the Federation’s course for the next four years.


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