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  • Member Benefits , TCU March 25, 2017

    TTD Release – Standing Up For Middle Class Freight Rail Jobs

    In a recent release from the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) of which TCU is a member: The freight railroads have played a critical role in our national freight network and economy, serving as a major driver of job creation and economic expansion. That is why transportation labor has always fought for smart policies that

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  • Legislative Outlook , TCU March 25, 2017

    TTD Release – Right-to-Work Laws Destroy Jobs and Wages

    In a recent release from the Transportation Trader Department AFL-CIO (TTD), of which TCU is a member: Far too many politicians talk a good game about supporting working people and good jobs, but then simultaneously support policies that hollow out an already shrinking middle class. One of those policies is so-called “Right-to-Work” legislation, part of

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  • TCU March 25, 2017

    CSX Press Release – CSX Names E. Hunter Harrison as Chief Executive Officer

    CSX Corporation announced the Company has named E. Hunter Harrison, a proven railroad executive with a well-regarded track record of producing market-leading operating results, as chief executive officer, effective immediately. Mr. Harrison replaces Michael Ward, who announced his decision to retire as Chairman and CEO on February 21, 2017 and will become a consultant to

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  • Member Benefits , TCU March 3, 2017

    Union Plus Auto Discount Programs

    Union Plus offers TCU/IAM members savings on auto-related products and services through their Auto Discount programs.   Listed below are some of the discounts available to active and retired union members and their families: Goodyear tires, car services, maintenance and auto parts at company-owned Goodyear and Just Tires With the auto buying service administered by TrueCar,

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  • Railroad Retirement , TCU March 3, 2017

    Railroad Retirement Spouse Benefits

    In addition to the retirement annuities payable to employees, the Railroad Retirement Act, like the Social Security Act, also provides annuities for the spouses of retired employees. Payment of a spouse annuity is made directly to the wife or husband of the employee. Divorced spouses may also qualify for benefits. Click here to read the

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