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The BMWED has compiled a list of COVID-19 resources on this page for ease and organization. We understand that things are stressful and endeavored to make it simpler to find helpful and important information.

 
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The BMWED has insisted the nation’s freight railroads to immediately institute testing and tracing of the COVID-19 virus amongst all employees, complete with daily temperature testing and other stringent safeguards. The current system of self-reporting and general dismissiveness of the severity of the health crisis we all face is negligent and must come to an end.

 
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Metra has denied repeated requests by the Union to begin general testing and tracing of employees to contain the Covid-19 virus. This refusal puts the railroad employees and passengers who ride Metra at greater risk.

 
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Amtrak has denied repeated requests by the Union to begin general testing and tracing of the employees to contain the Covid-19 virus. This refusal puts the employees who work on the railroad and the passengers who use the railroad at greater risk to contract the virus.