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Last week (June 19-21), TCU/IAM leaders from across the country came to Washington, DC, to attend the 2023 Machinists Legislative Conference. Attendees heard from various members of Congress including Senator Raphael Warnock (D-GA), Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), and many others.  TCU National Legislative Director David Arouca addressed the conference to

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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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TCU’S Unit 50 ANR Justin Johnson’s son & his project partner head to the 2023 National History Day National Contest

Our own Assistant National Representative Justin Johnson’s son Jack Savenko, and his project partner Paxton Poe have qualified for the National History Day (NHD) National Contest in College Park, MD on June 11-15, 2023 for their project which focuses on railroading.   This year’s topic was “Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas.” Jack and Paxton

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