March 2007 —To become a carman and a member of TCU’s Carmen Division, an individual has to learn the ropes as an apprentice. That training counts for all involved—new carman, his or her fellow employees, the employer and the community. Knowing how to do the job right is what keeps everything and everybody safe. Union
JPB 50 VGC Hughs Attends Briefwriter’s Seminar at TCU Headquarters After over 10 years as local chairman of Lodge 6787 in Galesburg, IL, Don Hughs this summer was elected a vice general chairman of Carmen Division Joint Protective Board 50. As a VGC, his responsibilities now include writing submissions for arbitration at public law boards,
In a letter dated August 2, 2006, Carmen Division President Rich Johnson has an update re supplemental sickness benefit requirements described below, particularly regarding the 20 day filing limit (from the onset of disability). The issue has been added as an amendment to Section Six notices for negotiations. (Also see FAQ developed by Aetna to help answer Carmen
Aetna (formerly Broadspire) has developed this FAQ to help answer Carmen Division members’ questions about filing or appealing supplemental sickness benefit claims.
September 25, 1964 Agreement (Shop Crafts)
2003 Arbitrated National Freight Rail Agreement–Carmen (Also see 2003 Arbitrated National Freight Rail Agreement–Clerical)
The Brotherhood Railway Carmen of America was born on September 9, 1890, in convention at Topeka, Kansas. At that time, repairers made 10 or 15 cents an hour. There was no compensation for injury and there were no pensions and no laws protecting worker rights. The work week was usually seven days, 12 hours a