Category Archives: Carmen Division

TCU & BRC MEMBERS RATIFY NATIONAL FREIGHT AGREEMENT

The deadline to vote on the National Agreement ratification was 3pm EST, today. The National Agreement has been ratified by the Clerical and the Carmen membership. The new, independent electronic voting process allowed for more membership engagement than ever before seen for a National ratification. 58% of the Carmen covered by National Handling voted in

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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 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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Railroaders Pound Pavement in Washington DC

At this week’s 2022 IAM Legislative Conference in Washington, DC, union leaders from TCU, the Carmen Division, and IAM District Lodge 19 amplified our members’ voices by meeting with various elected officials from across the federal government. Our railroaders spoke at length with leaders from the Federal Railroad Administration, the Surface Transportation Board, and Congress.

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National Mediation Board Releases IAM, TCU/IAM, BRC and All Rail Unions From Stalled Negotiations with Rail Carriers

After more than two years of fruitless negotiations with the various class 1 railroads and after three weeks of in-person meetings in Washington, DC, the National Mediation Board has offered arbitration to rail unions, including the IAM, Transportation Communications Union (TCU/IAM) and TCU/IAM Brotherhood Railway Carmen Division (BRC) members. All unions in our coalition plan

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