Amy Wiser, Director of Communications
Boilermakers Official Statement on NCCC Railroad Contract
Kansas City, Kan. (Nov. 14, 2022)—The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers & Helpers issues the following statement regarding recent railroad contract negotiations with the National Carriers Conference Committee:
The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, along with several other unions, did not vote in favor of ratifying a contract with the National Carriers Conference Committee and is currently in a “cooling off” period following this decision. The Boilermakers union fully expects to continue negotiating further toward a satisfactory contract in the future with the NCCC.
Established in 1880, the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers & Helpers is a diverse union representing workers throughout the United States and Canada who are employed in industrial construction, maintenance and repair; ship building; manufacturing; railroads; cement; mining and related industries. More information can be found at www.boilermakers.org.