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  • Carmen Division June 13, 2008

    Soo Line Agreement Ratified June 25, 2008

    Soo Line Carmen soundly ratified updated terms of their agreement June 25, 2008.  “This contract produces solid wage increases and income gains and compares favorably to the Carmen National Agreement,” Carmen Division President Rich Johnson told members in their ratification materials.  “In addition, this contract contains no work rule concessions.”  Click here  to read the agreement summary.

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  • Carmen Division June 3, 2008

    Carmen at New Jersey Transit Strongly Ratify Contract

      Signing the NJT agreement are, from left: seated–Mech. Dept. Gen’l. Mgr.Bob Lavell, Labor Rels. Deputy Gen’l. Mgr. William Murphy, TCU Carmen Div. Asst. Gen’l. Pres. Marvin Napier, and TCU Carmen Div. International Special Rep. Carlos Sosa; standing–Labor Rels. Dir. Phillip Charles, Labor Rels. Sr. Officer Vanessa Trapp, Labor Rels. Mgr. Agnes Duncan and TCU/Carmen

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  • Carmen Division June 3, 2008

    Local 6091 FST David Pierce Killed On the Job

    David Pierce, Jr., financial secretary-treasurer of Local 6091, was killed on the job when he was struck by a rail car Friday, May 30.  The accident occurred at the Waterloo, Iowa, facility of GE Rail Services during the movement of cars within the shop area.  Pierce, 48, started work at GE Rail Services after graduating

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  • Carmen Division May 6, 2008

    Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst: Hazmat Training April 2008

    April 2008—TCU Carmen joined their colleagues of the IAM in hazardous materials training for four days from April 13-18, 2008.  Seen in the photo are, from left, Local 6354 Pres. Lawrence Powell, Local 6060 President Carl Goforth, Local 6474 Carman James Lynn, Local 6205 Recording Secretary-FST William Weaver, Carmen Division Assistant General President Marvin Napier,

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  • Carmen Division January 31, 2008

    Tentative Agreement for Amtrak Carmen

                                                Summary analysis of the January 18, 2008 tentative agreement Full text of the agreement Seen in the photo at the signing of the tentative agreement are: from left, seated—Bill Bohne (IBEW), Gary Maslanka (TWU), Carmen Div. General Pres. Rich Johnson (TCU) and Robert Roach (IAM); standing—Jim Myer (IBEW), Alex Kummant (Amtrak), U.S. Rep. James L.

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