TCU remembers and continues to pray for the families of everyone killed on that terrible day. We will never forget! ~TCU President Artie Maratea. James W. Barbella Edward Calderon Rocco Medaglia Eugene Raggio Edward T. Strauss
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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
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.
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 –
TCU/IAM, Brotherhood of Railway Carmen and the Machinist from the IAM Rail Division met last week to begin the process for reaching a Tentative Agreement with the NCCC. PEB 250 provided the framework for us to reach an agreement with record high wage increases without sacrificing any of the great benefits of our insurance plans.
TCU has reached an agreement on TTX, increasing hourly wages. This agreement will benefit over 1,200 TCU members. The new agreement will increase the base rate on October 1, 2022 by $3.25 and will provide an extra $6,760.00 additional income for the full rate employees per year based on straight-time hours only. This agreement will
The hearings for PEB 250 wrapped up yesterday and we expect to receive the PEB recommendation in the coming weeks. In my previous update on Sunday I shared a link to both the Organization and Carrier proposals that were being presented to the PEB. The Unions, together with our economist, attorneys and other expert
The TCU Convention kicked off on July 19th and ended on July 21st. With the Carmen Division Convention happening on July 18th. The 36th Regular TCU/IAM Convention began with pomp and solidarity as Lodge 1351 member, Brooke Jameson sang the national anthem. The theme of “Members Strong” took shape all around the Convention hall as
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
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