Rails, unions to begin collective bargaining talks

December 26, 2014

Labor negotiations are set to begin between Union Pacific, BNSF Railway and unions that represent about 10,000 railroad workers in Nebraska and Iowa.

Formal negotiations are scheduled for next month on a new collective bargaining agreement between the nation’s freight railroads and 13 unions representing about 143,000 workers. The most recent contracts were ratified in 2011 and 2012.

Read the complete story at the Omaha World-Herald.