Union Plus Programs for TCU Members

TCU fully supports the programs available active and retired TCU members and their families. With the money savings programs available, in some situations the benefits can offset paid union dues.

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President Maratea Continues to Hit-The-Road Meeting with Members On-The-Job

President Maratea said: “I am pleased to meet the members working on the job, I am so proud of the work they do every day. It is critical for me to see for myself what our members do and what they deal with on the property.”

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2020 Grievance Handling Report

TCU/IAM members received over 1 million dollars in 2020 as a direct result of grievance settlements on the property and/or arbitration awards. In addition 45 members were returned to work after having been improperly terminated or dismissed from service.

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TCU/IAM National President Maratea Elected CRLO Chairman

December 19, 2022- With the upcoming retirement of CRLO Chairman Dennis Pierce, TCU/IAM National President Maratea was elected Chairman of CRLO effective January 1, 2023. Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen President Mike Baldwin was elected Vice-Chairman. American Train Dispatches Association (ATDA) President Leo McCann will continue to serve as Secretary-Treasurer. “I am thankful for the opportunity

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National President Maratea Statement on Congressional Action

December 1, 2022 – Washington DC – The United States Senate voted to pass legislation to impose the terms of the recent Tentative Agreement for the remaining four (4) unions who failed to ratify their agreement.  However, the Senate did not pass the resolution to provide paid sick days to railroad workers. Today’s vote by

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2023 TCU Dues Rate

In accordance with the IAM Constitution and as noted in this letter, their monthly per capita tax is increased by using the average of the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) as published by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Canadian

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TCU is Saddened by the Passing of Former Winpisinger Center Director Chris Wagoner

TCU is deeply saddened by the passing of beloved former William W. Winpisinger Education & Technology Center Director Chris Wagoner.  For decades, our representatives and our membership have greatly benefited from the educational programs offered at the W3 under Brother Wagoner’s direction and facilitated by the wonderful instructors he led.  Chris and his staff have

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TCU MNPL Contribution Tops All IAM Territories

TCU members’ MNPL contributions lead the way On the heels of a mid-term election that saw many of TCU’s friends in Congress win re-election, we wanted to highlight our members’ generous contributions to our union’s Political Action Committee (PAC), the Machinists Non-partisan Political League (MNPL). Through November 1st, 2022, TCU members raised an impressive $265,264

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CSX Intermodal Members Strongly Ratify Agreement

On October 26 TCU members working at CSX Intermodal Terminals, Inc. completed their agreement ratification process.  66% of the workforce participated in voting and voted overwhelmingly to approve the agreement.   This agreement used the recent National Agreement as a basis for general wage increases but also contained additional economic and work rule improvements as well

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