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  • Contracts & Union Resources , TCU January 18, 2018

    NATIONAL AGREEMENT UPDATE

    For the National Agreement covering freight railroads (not Amtrak), there is still time to vote. Any member who has not received a ballot for any reason, can obtain one via TCUTA@tcunion.org. A ballot will be emailed directly back to you. Since time is getting short, members may email their ballots to TCUTA@tcunion.org. Thousands of dollars

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  • Legislative Outlook , TCU January 18, 2018

    Rail Labor Welcomes Senator Doug Jones

    On Wednesday, labor unions joined together to host a reception in honor of newly-elected Senator Doug Jones of Alabama. Sen. Jones won a hotly contested special election in December over controversial candidate Roy Moore. He now takes over the seat once held by current Attorney General Jeff Sessions.  Rail labor – including TCU – invested

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  • Contracts & Union Resources , TCU January 13, 2018

    TCU Reaches Agreement with Amtrak

    After three long and contentious years of negotiations, TCU – Carmen, Clerks, On-Board Service Workers and Supervisors, reached a Tentative Agreement (TA) with Amtrak. TCU together with our coalition partners: NCFO, IBB, IBEW, TWU, IAM, SMART Mechanical and UNITE-HERE – representing 12 crafts – 57% of all Amtrak employees, met repeatedly with Amtrak officials to

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  • Contracts & Union Resources , TCU January 13, 2018

    National Agreement Update

    On December 27, 2017 a comprehensive ratification package was mailed to all TCU Carmen and Clerical members under the National Agreement. Ballots were mailed to the addresses of record. Members not receiving a ballot for any reason may request one by contacting TCUTA@tcunion.org. Questions on the Agreement can also be sent to TCUTA@tcunion.org. For each

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  • Railroad Retirement , TCU January 13, 2018

    RRB Annuitants May Need to Increase Tax Withholding at Age 62

    Certain portions of a railroad retirement annuity are treated differently for Federal income tax purposes. A recent release from the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) explains these differences and address the importance of individuals establishing accurate tax withholding from their annuities. Certain beneficiaries, including those retiring at age 60 with at least 30 years of service,

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