Last week, TCU and Carmen Division leaders attended the Federal Railroad Administration’s 2nd annual Rail Share Conference in Kansas City to engage directly with industry and government leaders on rail safety issues. Speaking to a packed audience of FRA officials and Class 1 railroad managers and executives, TCU National Legislative Director Dave Arouca led
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TCU & BRC MEMBERS PART OF NORFOLK TERMINAL SAFETY COMMITTEE HOLD THEIR FIRST THANKSGIVING CHARITY DRIVE TO SUPPORT VETERAN FAMILIES
On November 20, 2023, the Norfolk Terminal Safety Committee held its first Virginia Beach Community Development Corporation (VBCDC) Thanksgiving Charity Drive to support the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program. TCU Lodge 500 Local Chairman and Unit 96 Division Chairman William “Scooter” Stocks Jr. spearheaded this charity drive. The delivery was assisted by BRC
Today, the Cooperating Railway Labor Organizations (CRLO) met with the National Carrier’s Conference Committee (NCCC) to review rate recommendations by United Healthcare. The monthly contribution rate for our members covered under the National Freight Health and Welfare Plan will remain unchanged throughout 2024. It will remain at the current 15% or $309.21. “Keeping the
TCU & Brotherhood of Railway Carmen (BRC) mourn the loss of CSX Carman Fred Anderson who was fatally injured while on duty earlier today in Walbridge, Ohio.
TCU Press Release – Sept 17, 2023 Rockville, MD – TCU & Brotherhood of Railway Carmen (BRC) mourn the loss of CSX Carman Fred Anderson who was fatally injured while on duty earlier today in Walbridge, Ohio. “These tragedies are very painful reminders that the work our members perform is dangerous and unforgiving. My deepest
To show our appreciation and gratitude for our members who have served our country, National President Maratea would like to highlight TCU Veterans. Each month, a veteran TCU member, who has been nominated, will be chosen to be highlighted. Our September Veteran of the Month is Brother Ronald Elza of LL 6793. Ronald served
On August 11, 2023, Congressman Sean Casten, Illinois 6th District, visited the Belt Railroad Shop in Chicago. Assistant National Representative Keith Schlamadinger had the opportunity to introduce the Congressman to some of our Carmen on duty in the shop. They discussed the Railway Safety Act, one-minute car inspections, lack of manpower, sick days, and the
TCU Carmen Division National Representative Jason Cox has negotiated an agreement to cover work boots for the Carmen on CSX. This is the first time on CSX we have an agreement to cover work boots. “I want to thank NR Cox for negotiating this agreement. This will provide our members with a good quality
Check it out here. Watch live Thursday and Friday. TCU Unit 410 National Representative Jason Cox will testify and participate on Friday, June 23rd! LIVE! TCU will post live or you can Watch it here!
The deadline to vote in the Amtrak Tentative Agreement ratification was 3pm EST, today. The Agreement has been ratified by the following TCU/IAM Crafts: TCU Clerical – 70% BRC Carmen & Coach Cleaners- 69% ARASA-OBS – 92% ARASA-MOE – 56% TCU continues to use our new, independent electronic voting process which allows great voter participation.