Tag: carmen

Norfolk Southern investing in more automated inspection systems on its railroad to improve safety

BY JOSH FUNK For apnews.com To help quickly spot safety defects on moving trains, Norfolk Southern said Thursday it has installed the first of more than a dozen of a new generation of automated inspection portals on its tracks in Ohio — not far from where one of its trains careened off the tracks in February and spilled […]

Training for Lodge Presidents Debuts in Chicago

Last week, TCU rolled out a new program specifically developed for Local Lodge Presidents. National President Maratea, several TCU and Carmen Officers and Chicago area National Representatives were in attendance. The training, part of President Maratea’s inaugural initiative to expand internal education for Local Lodge Officers, was created and taught by TCU’s Constitution & Law […]

National Bargaining – Survey Results

Survey results from TCU and Brotherhood Railway Carmen Division representatives affirm wages and Health and Welfare as the top two issues going into National Bargaining. We are in the process of preparing our Section 6 Notice for both Clerical and Carmen Crafts, to be served in November on the national rail carriers for the bargaining […]

TCU Carmen Re-Paint Patriotic Locomotives for CSX

A new spirit of service and gratitude is rolling across the CSX rail network in the form of two locomotives that have been repainted by the BRC/TCU Carmen Painters at the Huntington, WV Locomotive Shop. These locomotives have been renamed in honor of our nation’s military and first responders. The one-of-a-kind locomotives named The Spirit […]

FRA to renew Rail Safety Advisory Committee

    The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced that it will be re-establishing the Rail Safety Advisory Committee – commonly known as ‘RSAC.’ The committee’s charter was recently dissolved in order to redesign the charter’s memberships and voting-eligibility. Rail labor unions have been assured that their voting ability and weights will not be reduced. […]

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 […]

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December 2023