We are all saddened by losing another brother, Tommy Lampasona, way too soon.
Celebrate union label week!
In the spirit of union label week and our 100th anniversary on Long Island, the BRS has union made t shirts and hats for each member who is attending the Signalmen's Ball. Do your part and buy union made this week! Contact a union official or this website for more info. Visit https://unionlabel.org/do-buy for more information.
Please note these email addresses: BrsComm@lirr.org & BrsSignal@lirr.org
These user names were created by the company in an effort to help simplify submitting bids. Perhaps they should have been named differently but please note that your UNION DOES NOT MONITOR OR RECEIVE ANY EMAILS sent here.
SAFETY AUDIT ALERT! Be sure to fill out job briefing cards daily and keep them for the required 10 days in case of random field audit.
Delegates for the August 2018 BRS Convention are now final
Thank you to all who came to the Special Meeting for nominations. Our Elective Delegate at Large plus 14 regular Delegates and 2 Alternates were all elected by acclamation. Any news from the Convention will be addressed in the Signalmen's Journal and in a regular Local meeting sometime around September.
BRS Local 56 Members Steve Smith and Greg Weyant were serving in Iraq in the New York Air National Guard's 106th Rescue Wing and lost their brothers in a tragic helicopter accident.
Pleaseclick here to help donate to their families on Stephen Siller's Tunnel to Towers fundraiser.
The LIRR has hired a consulting firm called HNTB to oversee our current on track safety procedures.