Category Archives: Contracts & Union Resources

Survey Results for National Bargaining 

TCU recently concluded our survey process for all Clerical members in National Bargaining.  National Bargaining surveys are distributed to respective Local Chairs who have members covered under the National Agreement.  Surveys are then completed based on membership feedback prioritizing membership concerns.  Members indicated a strong desire to have a contract without years of delay. Additional

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Ratification Underway for Amtrak ASWC On-Board Members

The ratification process for members working under the ASWC Agreement on Amtrak has begun and will continue through November 10th.   “This TA provides significant wage increases, protects our great healthcare with no increased monthly cost, provides additional paid time off, and secures much-needed work rule improvements.  This is a great agreement, and I am

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TCU, BRC and ARASA Members Ratify Tentative Agreements with Amtrak

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. 

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TCU & BRC JOIN RAIL LABOR IN HIGH-SPEED RAIL LABOR COALITION

LAS VEGAS (Feb 21, 2023) — Brightline West, America’s first true high-speed rail system connecting Las Vegas and Southern California, today, announced a landmark agreement, establishing a commitment with several craft rail unions for the use of highly skilled union labor in critical jobs required to operate and maintain this historic project. The memorandum of

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Brotherhood of Railway Carmen Reaches Agreement for Paid Sick Leave with Union Pacific

This weekend the Brotherhood Railway Carmen Division/TCU (BRC) reached a voluntary agreement providing paid sick leave for all BRC members working at Union Pacific Railroad.  This agreement provides up to four (4) days of paid sick leave to be paid at 100% of the employees rate of pay.  In addition it also provides members with

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Brotherhood of Railway Carmen (BRC) Reached Agreement for Paid Sick Leave on CSXT

Brotherhood of Railway Carmen (BRC) Reached Agreement for Paid Sick Leave on CSXT Today the BRC reached a voluntary agreement with CSXT to provide paid sick leave for our members.  BRC is among the very first union to reach an agreement with any carrier to provide paid sick leave. This agreement provides four (4) days of

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A Dollar is Not Enough: TCU/IAM, Disney Union Coalition Recommends Contract Rejection

Representatives of the Service Trades Council Union (STCU) came together at a press conference in Orlando to send a clear message to recommend members vote no on Disney’s latest contract proposal. Disney is proposing raises of $1 a year for most workers, but the main message from the press conference was that $1 is not

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National President Maratea Statement on Congressional Action

December 1, 2022 – Washington DC – 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

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