Category Archives: Local News

TCU & Brotherhood of Railway Carmen (BRC) mourn the loss of CSX Carman Fred Anderson who was fatally injured while on duty earlier today in Walbridge, Ohio.  

TCU Press Release – Sept 17, 2023 Rockville, MD – TCU & Brotherhood of Railway Carmen (BRC) mourn the loss of CSX Carman Fred Anderson who was fatally injured while on duty earlier today in Walbridge, Ohio.   “These tragedies are very painful reminders that the work our members perform is dangerous and unforgiving. My deepest

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IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. Announces Retirement After Historic Career, as General Vice President Brian Bryant Named Successor

After nearly eight years leading the union, two decades on the Executive Council and more than 43 years of membership, IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. has announced that he will retire, effective Jan. 1, 2024. IAM Resident General Vice President Brian Bryant will succeed Martinez as the IAM’s next international president. Martinez’s historic tenure

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House GOP Budget is Devastating for Rail Workers, Retirees & Service

The proposed funding levels from House Republican lawmakers would be completely devastating to railroad workers, rail safety, and railroad retirees. The bills propose to gut Amtrak and transit agencies, as well as the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB), among others.   “These proposed funding levels are a slap in the face to railroaders – there’s no

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TCU/IAM Family Member Awarded 2023 Union Plus Scholarship

Union Plus recently awarded $200,000 in scholarships to 205 students representing 41 unions, including one winner representing the Transportation Communications Union (TCU/IAM). This year’s group of scholarship recipients includes university, college, and trade or technical school students from 39 states and the District of Columbia. The TCU/IAM winner is Abriella Blessing Stommel of Lincoln, Nebraska.

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