Tag: TCU

Unions Seek Release (UPDATED June 6)

The rail unions bargaining as part of the Coordinated Bargaining Coalition* (CBC) and the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way/SMART Mechanical Coalition are calling on the National Mediation Board (NMB) to “put forth a proffer of arbitration,” following the second week of compulsory joint NMB-mediated negotiations with the National Carriers’ Conference Committee (NCCC). Now, negotiations are […]

Statement from TCU National President Artie Maratea on Senate’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation

“Joe Biden ran for President to refocus our nation’s policies on everyday working people, including a commitment to finally invest in our nation’s infrastructure. This bill does just that. At a time when our country is so divided politically and in the midst of battling a pandemic, it’s a relief to see our bipartisan elected […]

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 […]

Women’s History Month – On International Women’s Day TCU Honors Labor Trailblazer Mother Jones

The theme for International Women’s Day this year is Choose To Challenge, with specific action plans that reverberate longstanding Labor movement principles: Take action for equality, a challenged world is an alert world and from challenge comes change. Historic inspiration and strength to invoke change can be gained from one of Labor’s most fiery and […]

TCU Exposes Cuomo’s Costly Anti-Worker Measures at MTA

At a time when the Cuomo administration is stealing millions from the MTA and refusing to honor negotiated contracts, the governor is also creating an environment that wastes money while outsourcing union jobs. Cuomo’s creation of the “Transformation Team” was really an attempt by him to take away the ability of career MTA management employees to make […]

TTD Release – Greg Regan and Shari Semelsberger Elected as President and Secretary-Treasurer

Executive Committee unveils award to honor former president Larry Willis Greg Regan and Shari Semelsberger were unanimously elected today as President and Secretary-Treasurer, respectively, of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), by the organization’s Executive Committee, of which TCU is a member. Regan started at TTD as a legislative representative in 2011, was elected secretary-treasurer […]

FRA Rules Against Rail Labor in Brake Safety Standards Opposed by TCU Carman Division

On January 15, 2020, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued an extensive Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) entitled “Brake System Safety Standards.” The NPRM proposed sweeping changes to brake inspections standards, and incorporated into the regulations, a large number of waivers it has issued to railroads and railroad associations. Among these changes, are modifications to […]

TCU President Maratea Testified Before House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

TCU National President Artie Maratea testified before the House Railroads, Pipelines & HazMat Subcommittee to discuss Amtrak’s Response to COVID-19. He spoke regarding the ongoing challenges TCU members face on the job and the dire need for adequate funding to provide the much-needed employee protections. “I’m here on behalf of Amtrak workers to urge Congress […]

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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December 2022