STRIKE BENEFITS: WHAT THE RECORD SHOWS

The railroad industry's service-interruption insurance program is examined in the wake of the Brotherhood of Railway and Airline Clerk's strike against Norfolk and Western Railway, a stoppage which subsequently spread to many other railroads. Over the first 19 years of this program, $132 million was paid to 48 railroads. In the past 25 years, railroads have funded benefits paid under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act of $84 million to strikers and those honoring picket lines. The industry's position in maintaining its strike insurance program is detailed.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Publication Date: 1978-11-13

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  • Accession Number: 00184623
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1978 12:00AM