Category Archives: Local News

IAM Union Urges Passage of Railway Safety Act

IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. wrote a letter to members of the U.S. Senate urging support for the Bipartisan Railway Safety Act as amended and passed out of the Senate Commerce Committee.   The letter supports the legislation that would improve freight rail safety in the U.S. The IAM believes this common-sense legislation will

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TCU Local Chairs Attend The First Michele Reese Memorial TCU/IAM Local Chair Leadership Training at the IAM Winpisinger Center

This week TCU Local Chairpersons from across the country participated in TCU/IAM Local Chair Leadership Training. These classes are held annually at the William W. Winpisinger Center in Southern Maryland and is designed to provide newly elected Local Chairs with a full week of hands-on, in-depth training on a variety of important topics.  Participants gain

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Training for BRC Unit 50 Local Chairmen Held in Denver

This week, TCU/BRC conducted a program specifically for Brotherhood Railway Carmen (BRC) Local Chairmen from Unit 50. The training covered a variety of topics that included: Grievance Handling, Current contract updates (including the recent sick leave agreements), Current legislative updates impacting Unit 50 members, Lodge Officer responsibilities, roster reviews and Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA)

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