45 U.S. Code § 797c - Central register of railroad employment
As soon as is practicable after August 13, 1981, the Corporation shall provide to the Board the names of its former employees who elect to appear on the register and who have not been offered employment with acquiring railroads.
The Board shall, through distribution of copies of the central register (or portions thereof) to railroads and representatives of classes or crafts of employees and through publication of employment information derived from vacancy notices filed with the Board, promote the placement of former railroad employees possessing requisite skills and experience in appropriate positions with other railroads.
In addition to its responsibilities under subsections (a) through (d) of this section, the Board shall facilitate the filing of employment applications with respect to current vacancies in the industry by former railroad employees entitled to priority under applicable provisions of law, including this chapter.
The provisions of this section shall cease to be effective on the expiration of the 6-year period beginning on August 13, 1981.
1986—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 99–272, § 4011(a), designated existing provisions as par. (1) and added par. (2).
Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 99–272, § 4011(b), substituted “6-year” for “4-year”.
1983—Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 97–468, § 235(a), substituted “4-year” for “3-year”.
Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 97–468, § 235(b), substituted “this section, section 797b of this title, section 907 of this title, or section 1004 of this title” for “this section or section 797b of this title” wherever appearing.
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