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With members in scores of different occupations across the state, we advocate for fairness in the workplace, excellence at work and opportunity for all families. Our members, active and retired, deserve the well-paying, skilled jobs that Washington’s trade infrastructure provides us.

In order to deliver those jobs, the state must foster a climate that will encourage investment to stay here. Let’s support the proper policies and people in place to support them to ensure Washington’s bright trade future.

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Vacation Bids

You have until the end of November to get your vacation bids in.  If you need assistance putting your bids in properly call, or text Steve.

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Union Meeting and Barbecue

Don't forget meeting and barbecue tomorrow Wednesday November 8th 1800 SMART Union Hall. Jay Seegmiller will also be attending meeting.  He is the UTUIA Field Supervisor for our area.  He can answer and assist with any UTUIA  insurance questions or problems concerning...

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Nomination Meeting Results

President Brent Naccarato - incumbent Vice President Brock Towell Sec/Treas. Jason Freeman - incumbent Trustees Antonio Ortiz, Bud Newton - incumbents.  Need one more nominee, No vote needed all positions uncontested,  Will be taking nominations for last Trustee...

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Fallen Brother – John Schneider

John Schneider a Conductor with Union Pacific Railroad and a member of Smart Union 1505 was involved in a fatal accident while on duty January 31st, 2017.  He leaves behind his wife Karen and loving family.

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John Schneider

North Pool Claim

ROAD MEAL ON NON INTERDIVISIONAL

SERVICE (DOGCATCHING,ETC)

YOUR CLAIM:

-WHEN YOU ARE CALLED OFF ROAD BOARDS FOR OTHER THAN INTERDIVISIONAL SERVICE,

-AGREEMENT LANGUAGE IS FOR “REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME”.

-IT IS RCOMMENDED THAT REQUEST FOR MEAL / DISPATCHER OR MANAGER BE INFORMED OF DESIRE FOR MEAL PERIOD DURING SHIFT BE MADE AT BEGINNING OF SHIFT.

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:

-A COMPLETE COPY OF YOUR FEDERAL TIE-UP.

-MANAGER / DISPATCHER, CORRIDOR NAME AND TIME DENIED LUNCH.

-A COPY OF YOUR DENIED NON-SERVICE CLAIM.

 

EXAMPLE:

CLAIM 130 MILE BASIC DAY FOR NOT BEING ALLOWED TO EAT FOR ENTIRE TOUR OF DUTY.  WAS CALLED ON DUTY FOR (JOB) AT (DATE AND TIME).  AT (DATE AND TIME) REQUESTED MEAL PERIOD.  AT (DATE AND TIME) WAS ORDERED PER (DISPATCHER, CORRIDOR, YARD MASTER, OR MANAGERS NAME), THAT I WAS NOT TO TAKE A MEAL PERIOD FOR ENTIRE SHIFT.  CLAIM 130 MILE BASIC DAY FOR NOT BEING ALLOWED MEAL PERIOD IN VIOLATION OF RULE 22.

 

 

Agreements – Uploaded December 2017

The Agreements are now on the website.  Click the button below to download the Agreements.  This file is 241 mb, which is a large file.  It will be slow to download on a slow connection, and may be slow to download or too large to view on a mobile device.

Designated Legal Counsel

ROSSI VUCINOVICH

1000 SECOND AVE, SUITE 1780 | SEATTLE, WA 98104

website:  http://www.rvflegal.com/

Operation Life Saver – Rail Safety Education

About every 3 hours, a person or vehicle is hit by a train. Operation Lifesaver is working to change people’s behavior around railroad tracks and crossings with the national public awareness campaign, See Tracks? Think Train! [Visit]

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SMART, is one of North America’s most dynamic and diverse unions. SMART’s members produce and provide the vital services that move products to market, passengers to their destinations and ensure the quality of the air we breathe. With members in scores of different occupations, we advocate for fairness in the workplace, excellence at work and opportunity for all working families. Contact us for ways to stay informed, involved and allied to the cause of a better Washington.

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