Union Plus Programs for TCU Members

TCU fully supports the programs available active and retired TCU members and their families. With the money savings programs available, in some situations the benefits can offset paid union dues.

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President Maratea Continues to Hit-The-Road Meeting with Members On-The-Job

President Maratea said: “I am pleased to meet the members working on the job, I am so proud of the work they do every day. It is critical for me to see for myself what our members do and what they deal with on the property.”

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2020 Grievance Handling Report

TCU/IAM members received over 1 million dollars in 2020 as a direct result of grievance settlements on the property and/or arbitration awards. In addition 45 members were returned to work after having been improperly terminated or dismissed from service.

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TCU/IAM Celebrates Labor Day

TCU/IAM wishes all of our members and their families a Happy Labor Day!  Labor Day is the holiday that rightfully recognizes and celebrates the contributions of working people.     The work of our diverse membership is vitally important to the success of our nations freight and commuter railroads, intermodal networks, theme parks and many other industries.  

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TCU/IAM Reaches Tentative Agreement with NCCC

Today, TCU/IAM reached a Tentative Agreement with the National Carrier’s Conference Committee (NCCC). This Agreement will now go out for ratification by the members. The Tentative Agreement secures all of the recommendations of PEB 250. Under the terms of this Agreement, employees will receive the highest General Wage Increases ever achieved through National Bargaining –

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A Message from TCU/IAM National President Artie Maratea Regarding Presidential Emergency Board (PEB) 250

PEB 250 kicked off this afternoon in Washington D.C. Hearings will continue tomorrow and throughout the week in front of three very capable and qualified arbitrators who were appointed by President Biden. TCU/IAM and Brotherhood of Railway Carmen are part of the coalition that includes all of Rail Labor and we look forward to presenting

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President Biden Signs Executive Order Creating a Presidential Emergency Board

President Biden signed an Executive Order establishing a Presidential Emergency Board, effective July 18, 2022, to help resolve an ongoing dispute between major freight rail carriers and their unions. Keeping supply chains running means keeping America’s railways running. In making the decision to create the Presidential Emergency Board, the President has considered input from relevant

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TCU Unit 167 Organizes Again

Transportation Communications Union’s Unit 167 has always looked to organize to make our Union stronger. Over the last eight years, Unit 167 has organized Metro North Railroad’s IT Department, Metro North’s Procurement Department, both previously staffed solely with Managers. It went on to establish the MTA Procurement Department, which purchases for all of the MTA

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July 4th, 2022

On July 4, 1776, those who signed the Declaration of Independence proudly stated that all people are “created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” With these words, a new nation was formed which ensuring liberty and democracy would

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