Rail Workers’ Right to Choose Medical Network Upheld

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 22 — An arbitrator has rejected the railroad industry’s attempt to utilize a never-before-used contract clause imposed by Congress 30 years ago to reduce the healthcare networks available to over 250,000 railroad workers and family members on the National Healthcare Plan for Railroad Employees. The decision is a major victory for railroad workers covered by national agreement health care plans, as their bargained-for right to choose their own medical network remains intact. Read the full article at this link /wp-content/uploads/2021/10/CRLO-Release-Rail-Workers-Win-Healthcare-Arbitration-Case.pdf