Amtrak Names Wick Moorman President and Chief Executive Officer

Fri. August 19, 2016

Amtrak announced that it has named Charles W. “Wick” Moorman as its next President and chief executive officer. Moorman, retired Chairman, CEO, and President of Norfolk Southern Corp. (NS), will lead the company, effective September 1, 2016.

RRB Financial Reports

Fri. August 19, 2016

Social Security Warns of Furloughs, Service Cuts if Congress Enacts Proposed Funding

Fri. August 12, 2016

Congress may force the Social Security Administration to cut back on services and furlough employees, according to the agency, which pointed to proposals in both the House and Senate to reduce its funding.

Although not directly effecting Railroad Retirement, this is the thinking of Congressional members on retirement benefits and could paint a dim picture of the future if funding becomes a bigger issue.

TTD Statement on the Passing of Former Rep. Steve LaTourette

Fri. August 05, 2016

Download the 2016 IAM Convention App

Fri. July 29, 2016

The IAM 2016 Grand Lodge Convention App is now available. Get your all-access pass to the 2016 IAM Grand Lodge Convention taking place September 4-9 in Chicago. Everyday more data is being uploaded. Go to iTunes, Google Play or the Microsoft Store for IAM 2016 App and download the Convention App.

Union Plus Auto Buying Program

Fri. July 29, 2016

To honor our hardworking fellow union members during this upcoming Labor Day all TCU/IAM members are reminded to demonstrate solidarity and support by buying union-made products. To show their appreciation, Union Plus's Auto Buying program is offering union members a chance to win $5,000.

Tampa and Winston Consolidation

Fri. July 15, 2016

On June 17, 2016, TCU Carmen Division General Vice President, Donald Grissom, presented to the members at Tampa and Winston, FL, the Consolidation Agreement when CSX consolidated these 2 locations.  All active members will receive up to 5 years of protection at 100% of their TPA if continuing in service.