Who Are the Parties?

Thirty two railroads and twelve unions

The last round of bargaining included more than thirty railroads, represented by the National Carriers’ Conference Committee, and twelve rail unions representing more than 145,000 employees – see the graphic below. Learn more about the current number of employees covered by each union here.

Railroads
Unions

Railroads

Unions

  • International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers – Transportation Div. (SMART-TD)
  • Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes (BMWE)
  • Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers & Trainmen (BLET)
  • Brotherhood Railway Carmen (BRC)
  • Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen (BRS)
  • International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM)
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
  • Transportation Communications International Union (TCU)
  • National Conference of Firemen and Oilers (NCFO)
  • American Train Dispatchers Association (ATDA)
  • International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers – Transportation Div., Yardmasters Dept. (SMART-TD-YDM)
  • International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART)
  • International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Blacksmiths, Iron Ship Builders, Forgers and Helpers (IBB)

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