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ONE WEEK REMAINING TO VOTE ON NATIONAL FREIGHT AGREEMENT

Ratification is now underway for all Carmen and clerical members working under the National Freight Agreement. Members should have already received the voting instructions and material access to all the agreement related documents. Voting will continue through September 14 at 3:00 pm EST. Following the recommendations of PEB 250, TCU/IAM and the Brotherhood of Railway

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TCU/IAM Celebrates Labor Day

TCU/IAM wishes all of our members and their families a Happy Labor Day!  Labor Day is the holiday that rightfully recognizes and celebrates the contributions of working people.     The work of our diverse membership is vitally important to the success of our nations freight and commuter railroads, intermodal networks, theme parks and many other industries.  

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TCU/IAM Reaches Tentative Agreement with NCCC

Today, TCU/IAM reached a Tentative Agreement with the National Carrier’s Conference Committee (NCCC). This Agreement will now go out for ratification by the members. The Tentative Agreement secures all of the recommendations of PEB 250. Under the terms of this Agreement, employees will receive the highest General Wage Increases ever achieved through National Bargaining –

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A Message from TCU/IAM National President Artie Maratea Regarding Presidential Emergency Board (PEB) 250

PEB 250 kicked off this afternoon in Washington D.C. Hearings will continue tomorrow and throughout the week in front of three very capable and qualified arbitrators who were appointed by President Biden. TCU/IAM and Brotherhood of Railway Carmen are part of the coalition that includes all of Rail Labor and we look forward to presenting

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President Biden Signs Executive Order Creating a Presidential Emergency Board

President Biden signed an Executive Order establishing a Presidential Emergency Board, effective July 18, 2022, to help resolve an ongoing dispute between major freight rail carriers and their unions. Keeping supply chains running means keeping America’s railways running. In making the decision to create the Presidential Emergency Board, the President has considered input from relevant

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