Looking for some guidance

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Looking for some guidance

Postby beachesandbeers » Fri Feb 17, 2017 8:26 pm

Hello, I am hoping to get some help or advice, if possible. I worked for Union Pacific from 2013-2015. In August 2015 I was fired for an incident in the yard. I went to investigation in September 2015, and the company upheld the firing. My Union rep assures me that once my case goes before the board, I will be be re-hired, most likely with back pay. Anyone know how long it usually will take for my case to go before an arbitration board?
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Re: Looking for some guidance

Postby COEN77 » Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:34 am

Most situations like this I'm familiar with it takes between 1-2 years. Most got their job back, not all got back pay. If the board finds in your favor you will be reinstated with your seniority intact.
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