We are Local 56!

Local 56 represents Communications and Signal employees working for the Long Island Rail Road.

Local 56 has been resolute in the establishment and protection of the rights and working conditions of it's represented employees, and will continue to be so in an uncertain and ever changing environment.

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Contract officially ratified!

Ballots counted and Contract officially ratified. Retro checks will be issued after MTA board approves deal at quarterly meeting. That should put it around the second payweek in July.

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View photos from the Tommy Howell fundraiser.
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Communications and Signal Systems, Then and Now VIdeo
Communications and Signal Systems, Then and Now
BRS Local 56 - video of getting the Long Beach branch back up and running
A look back on getting the Long Beach branch back up and running

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