Progress Through Unity

General Chairman Burkert’s Speech to NJT Board of Directors 10/11/17

Good Morning Chairman Hammer, Board Members, Executive Director Santoro and  NJT Staff.   I am Stephen J. Burkert , General Chairman of SMART TD Local 60 which represents the Conductors, Rear Brakes and Ticket Collectors that work here on … [Continue reading]

General Chairman Burkert’s Weekly”HOT TOPICS” News

In an effort to better communicate information as quickly as possible to the Membership here is the ” HOT TOPICS” for this week. A) I attended our monthly Local 60 Union meeting this past Sunday. I gave a full report on my activities for the past … [Continue reading]

National Negotiations Update: Coordinated Bargaining Group Unions Reach Tentative National Contract Agreement

Independence, Ohio, October 5 — Rail Unions making up the Coordinated Bargaining Group (CBG) announced today that they have reached a Tentative National Agreement with the Nation’s Freight Rail Carriers. The CBG is comprised of six unions: the … [Continue reading]

Absentee Ballot Deadline Approaching

Today marks five weeks until the Virginia and New Jersey gubernatorial elections on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. The best way to make sure your vote counts is to vote absentee by mail before Election Day. That is because early voting eliminates the … [Continue reading]

Election “Take 5” Flyer

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GC Report October 2017

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General Chairman Burkert’s Weekly”HOT TOPICS” News

In an effort to better communicate information as quickly as possible to the Membership here is the ” HOT TOPICS” for this week. A) I attended the NJ State Hearings at the Capitol Building in Trenton, these hearings concerned PTC, Portal … [Continue reading]

SMART Army SMART GP Video On Relief Efforts

https://youtu.be/xnMsJpWUcLE … [Continue reading]

General Chairman Burkert’s Weekly “HOT TOPICS” News

In an effort to better communicate information as quickly as possible to the Membership here is the " HOT TOPICS" for this week. A) I worked with Labor Relations on Managers Level of Appeals and also outstanding claims that we are still in … [Continue reading]

GC Report September 2017

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