RWU Web Links


Links of Interest to Union Members

  • NRLC - Health & Welfare Info  If you visit any of the links listed here, you will be given access to the Summary Plan Description (“SPD”) for members of the listed rail unions.
  • Railroaded Blog site loaded with Railroad Information and daily updates of news
  • United Association for Labor Education  We will work to promote education as an essential tool in the process of union transformation, to develop new leadership, and to strengthen the field of labor education in order to meet the ever-changing needs of unions and workers.
  • freeERISA.com  Find pension and benefit information for any U.S. employer by company or zip.
  • Labor Tech  The purpose of LaborTech is to bring together labor video, computer and media activists in the US and from around the world to build and develop labor communication technology and media.
  • The National Labor College  The National Labor College (NLC) is located on a beautiful 47-acre campus in Silver Spring, Maryland. It began with the vision of George Meany that labor have its own college - a national center that would provide continuous labor education for all union activists. At NLC you can take classes that enable you to be an integral part of building your union; those same union-building classes can start you on the path to finishing the bachelor’s degree you have always yearned for.
  • Jobs With Justice  Jobs with Justice engages workers and allies in campaigns to win justice in workplaces and in communities where working families live.
  • Worksite.org  A free, online resource center that provides downloadable and adaptable tips, samples, templates, and other useful tools for grassroots education and organizing.
  • National Whistleblowers Center  Since its formation 1988, the National Whistleblowers Center has provided protection and assistance to thousands of whistleblowers across the United States.
  • United for a Fair Economy  United for a Fair Economy is a national, independent, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. UFE raises awareness that concentrated wealth and power undermine the economy, corrupt democracy, deepen the racial divide, and tear communities apart. We support and help build social movements for greater equality.
  • Labor Heritage Foundation  Using creative organizing methods, artistic opportunities, and cultural activities we are the “synergy, heart, and soul” that brings the passion for equality, fair labor standards and practices, and a just society together in the labor movement.
  • Dollars & Sense  Dollars & Sense is a magazine with progressive analysis of current economic issues – for everyone who thinks economics has to be dry.
  • The Economic Policy Institute  A labor funded think tank with economic news, analysis, and proposals for improving the US economy for working people.
  • Unionstats.com  The Union Membership and Coverage Database is an Internet data resource providing private and public sector labor union membership, coverage, and density estimates compiled from the Current Population Survey (CPS), a monthly household survey, using BLS methods.
  • Weekly Toll  Death in the American Workplace - News and Updates
  • Mesothelioma Prognosis Network is an advocacy group that works to spread the awareness of asbestos-related diseases.  MesotheliomaPrognosis.com is dedicated to providing free information and resources to those affected by mesothelioma cancer.

  • Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance is an online educational and support resource for cancer patients and caregivers, dedicated to providing answers to patients with a range of information that talks about the cancer, available treatments, and preventative measures.

  • Mesothelioma.net The slogan is "Hope, Faith and Action." They provide free resources sent to you overnight.

  • Mesothelioma +Asbestos Awareness Center  Another resource for those who might be suffering from exposure to asbestos and the disease of mesothelioma.

  • Asbestos and Occupational Exposure Mesothelioma Guide offers relevant and important information regarding asbestos and mesothelioma. Railroad workers are among the top group of individuals to be exposed to asbestos and possibly develop mesothelioma.

  • Medical Malpractice Center  Helps individuals and family members by providing information on medical malpractice, plus state-by-state malpractice laws and limitations.

  • Consumer Dangers.com   Safety information to keep your family safe, a website dedicated to raise awareness of harmful products.