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Effective July 1, 2016, the employee contribution will be subject to the formula set out in the National Agreement for cost sharing, which provides that “employee cost‐sharing contributions shall be adjusted so as to equal the lesser of 15% of the carriers’ monthly rate for 2016 or $230”. Pursuant to the formula shown on the attached, effective July 1, 2016, the employee cost‐sharing contribution shall be adjusted to $228.89 per month.
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TCU joins with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and the Transportation Trades Department AFL-CIO (TTD) in protest of the recent Department of Transportation (DOT) decision that could grant Norwegian Air International (NAI) a foreign air carrier permit and access to the U.S. aviation market. The protest will take place from noon to 1:00 PM with hundreds of other AFL-CIO affiliated airline workers in front of the White House.
As part of the Machinists Legislative Conference, TCU leaders and representatives went to the Hill to lobby Congress on issues facing our membership. TCU leaders urged Congress to fully fund Amtrak, provide adequate funding to the National Mediation Board (NMB), and to allow the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) to modernize their services for beneficiaries.
Once again, public education is under assault from far-right, anti-union forces. Once again, union members across sectors must stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters to not only protect and defend their livlihood, but to ensure that a quality education is available to the children of Detroit, MI.
TCU/IAM Carmen Division Files Comment Requesting that FRA Deny the AAR’s Petition for Waiver to Discontinue Brake Tests on Trains in the Powder River Basin
“This is the third time the railroads have attempted to remove the requirement for these inspections,” said Carmen General President Rich Johnson. “Comprehensive hands-on brake inspections such as the Class I and Class IA brake tests continue to increase safety in the railroad industry and The Carmen Division will do whatever it takes so that their use continues.”