Arthur Maratea has been elected TCU/IAM National President by the TCU Executive Council – effective today, August 1, 2020 – to fill the interim vacancy created by the retirement of Robert Scardelletti. Maratea began his railroad career as a Carman on the Long Island Railroad in 1988 and was promoted to a Telegraphers position in 1989.
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July 31, 2020, marks the retirement of TCU/IAM National President and Labor Legend Robert A. Scardelletti. President Scardelletti has fought for America’s working families and the members of TCU for 29 years as National President, with more than 53 years of membership in the TCU/IAM. Bob Scardelletti began his rail career as a Yard Clerk
Contact: Kevin Gifford (301) 840-8741 email@example.com March 4, 2020 Rockville, MD TCU/IAM National President Robert A. Scardelletti announces his retirement on July 31, 2020 after serving 29 years as TCU’s President with over 53 years of membership in the TCU/IAM. Scardelletti began his rail career as a Yard Clerk with the New York Central Railroad
Contact: Kevin Gifford (301) 840-8741 firstname.lastname@example.org March 4, 2020 Rockville, MD Arthur Maratea has been elected TCU/IAM National President effective August 1, 2020 by its Executive Council to fill the interim vacancy created by the retirement of its current President. President-elect Maratea began his railroad career as a Carman on the Long Island Railroad in
William DeCarlo- Vice President and National Legislative Director William DeCarlo was elected by the TCU Executive Council to take the position of Vice-President and National Legislative Director effective Jan 1, 2020. “Billy” started his career as Station Cleaner on Long Island Rail Road in 1978.He worked as a Travel Info Clerk, Ticket Clerk, Ticket Agent/Block
TCU-IAM Leader Urges House Members to Hold Amtrak Accountable on Systematic Campaign of Union Busting
WASHINGTON DC, Nov. 13, 2019 – Jack Dinsdale, National Vice President for the Transportation Communications Union (TCU-IAM) today testified before a House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee. Dinsdale, a longtime Amtrak worker, detailed a changing culture with the nation’s passenger rail corporation that today includes workers living “in fear for their livelihood and careers.” “Under its
For immediate release | Contact: Kevin Gifford, TCU Communications Director, 301-840-8741, email@example.com On September 19th, FreightCar America [“FCA”], a manufacturer of freight rail car rolling stock, announced their intentions to begin manufacturing operations in Castanos, Mexico. In a joint venture with Fasemex, a Mexican manufacturing and servicing company, FCA will begin operations by mid-2020. This
April 24, 2019, WASHINGTON — A statement from IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr.:
“I want to thank Sen. Sherrod Brown for sending a letter to Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg. Sen. Brown is a champion for working families and always stands up for the rights of working people.
April 6, 2019, WASHINGTON — A statement from Robert Martinez Jr., International President, Machinists Union:
“The IAM strongly supports the effort by Sens. Brown and Wyden to curtail corporate incentives to outsource work to Mexico.
Washington, DC – Larry I. Willis, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement in response to the Federal Railroad Administration rejecting a request from Kansas City Southern Railway to conduct safety-sensitive brake tests in Mexico: “We learned yesterday that the Federal Railway Administration (FRA) denied a request by Kansas City Southern