Category Archives: Contracts & Union Resources

National President Maratea Statement on Congressional Action

“Today, the United States Senate voted to pass legislation to impose the terms of the recent Tentative Agreement for the remaining four (4) unions who failed to ratify their agreement.  However, the Senate did not pass the resolution to provide paid sick days to railroad workers. Today’s vote by the Senate is no surprise. Historically,

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CSX Intermodal Members Strongly Ratify Agreement

On October 26 TCU members working at CSX Intermodal Terminals, Inc. completed their agreement ratification process.  66% of the workforce participated in voting and voted overwhelmingly to approve the agreement.   This agreement used the recent National Agreement as a basis for general wage increases but also contained additional economic and work rule improvements as well

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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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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

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