Category Archives: Carmen Division

L. C. Bauman Now Chairman of Division Executive Board and a TCU Trustee

September 7, 2007 —Unit 320 International Representative Leonard Bauman of North Little Rock, Arkansas, has been elected Chairman of the Carmen Division Executive Board.  In that capacity he also now serves as a Grand Lodge Trustee. The appointment was made to fill the vacancy left by the retirement of J. V. Waller at the end of August. Bauman started

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Don’t Miss Out on Supplemental Sickness Benefit Administered by Aetna (formerly Broadspire)

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

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History of the Carmen

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

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