Category: TCU

Dates Announced for Membership Vote on 2020 IAM Presidential Endorsement

TCU members will have the opportunity to vote for the IAM’s 2020 U.S. presidential endorsement through an independent online ballot. The endorsement election will take place from Wednesday, March 4 at 8 a.m. ET until Friday, March 6 at 8 a.m. ET. At that time, each registered member in good standing will be emailed an […]

Union Plus Offers Free College Benefit to TCU Members

Through the Union Plus Free College Benefit program, TCU/IAM members and their families can receive a college education with no out-of-pocket expenses. Eligible applicants can earn an Associate Degree – online, for free, as long as their financial aid file is complete. Under an academic partnership with Eastern Gateway Community College, Union Plus offers grants […]

2019 TCU/IAM Dues Rate

In accordance with the IAM Constitution, their monthly per capita tax is increased by using the average of the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) as published by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Canadian Consumer Price Index as published by […]

TCU Clerks and Supervisors Overwhelmingly Ratify Agreement with Keolis

TCU Clerks and ARASA Division Ratify Agreement with Keolis. TCU Clerks ratified the agreement with 83% voting in favor the TCU ARASA Division members ratified at 84%. The TCU Carmen division will end the voting process Nov 2nd and will await the TWU Carmen results ending November 9th. The new agreement will give TCU members […]

Freight Rail Safety, Jobs Must Not Be Jeopardized In Pursuit Of Profits

The following is an article by Transportation Trades Department (TTD, AFL-CIO) President Larry Willis. TCU/IAM is an affiliate of TTD’s Rail Labor Division. By Larry I. Willis There is little disagreement among lawmakers, frontline workers, government agencies, and even rail carriers themselves that freight rail in this country must be held to the highest safety standards […]

TCU Carmen Division Wins Arbitration – Re-establishes Lead Carman Positions

On February 15, 2016, CSX abolished the Lead Man Positions at Evansville, IN in the Transportation Yard on all three shifts, seven days a week.  According to the CBA, the differential rate for Lead Carmen is $.50 per hour.  Historically, Lead Carmen have been assigned to this location since October 30, 1987.  CSX attempted to […]

New Agreement Reached at Disney World

After nine months of bargaining the Union has reached a tentative agreement with Walt Disney World. TCU/IAM represents over 3000 members in a variety of job classifications at Disney World. We are also part of a joint coalition, Service Trades Council Union (STCU), with five other unions representing over 38,000 workers. All six unions unanimously […]

TCU Wins EEOC Complaint against BNSF

TCU/IAM is happy to report that the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently found in favor of TCU/IAM in a charge filed by the union against BNSF Railway. Recently, BNSF implemented an invasive medical reporting requirement (Rule 26.3.1), which required employees to disclose highly personal medical information to the company each time the […]

Railroads to Congress: Industry depends on international trade

On Tuesday, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) sent a letter to leaders of the Congressional committees with trade jurisdiction. The letter urges them to consider the effect of renegotiating NAFTA on the railroad industry. AAR President Ed Hamberger wrote, “approximately 50,000 rail jobs and more than $5.5 billion in annual wages and benefits…depend directly […]

Union Plus Free College Benefit Program Available to All TCU Members

Through the new Union Plus Free College Benefit program, TCU/IAM members and their families can receive a college education with no out-of-pocket expenses. Eligible applicants can earn an Associate Degree – online, for free, as long as their financial aid file is complete. Under an academic partnership with Eastern Gateway Community College, Union Plus offers […]

Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance Program for TCU/IAM members!

TCU/IAM members take advantage of discounted activities with Union Plus!

  • Up to 25% on Car Rentals with Avis, Budget, Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Payless
  • Book flights and hotels together and save with Expedia
  • Tours and restaurant discounts
  • Discounts for water/theme parks, concerts and sporting events tickets
  • Save up to 24% on movie theater eTickets

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