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  • Carmen Division September 20, 2007

    Past General President C. E. Wheeler Has Died

    September 10, 2007—Charles E. Wheeler, retired general president of the Brotherhood Railway Carmen who engineered the merger of that union with what was then the Brotherhood of Railway and Airline Clerks, passed away September 10, 2007.  Residing in Jackson, Tennessee, he was 82 years old.  Known as Ed, Brother Wheeler was born and raised in Lexington,

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  • Carmen Division September 20, 2007

    L. C. Bauman Now Chairman of Division Executive Board and a TCU Trustee

    September 7, 2007 —Unit 320 International Representative Leonard Bauman of North Little Rock, Arkansas, has been elected Chairman of the Carmen Division Executive Board.  In that capacity he also now serves as a Grand Lodge Trustee. The appointment was made to fill the vacancy left by the retirement of J. V. Waller at the end of August. Bauman started

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  • Carmen Division March 13, 2007

    Concerned Carmen Call for Check by FRA, Inspectors Find 170 Defective Rail Cars

    March 2007 —To become a carman and a member of TCU’s Carmen Division, an individual has to learn the ropes as an apprentice.  That training counts for all involved—new carman, his or her fellow employees, the employer and the community. Knowing how to do the job right is what keeps everything and everybody safe.  Union

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  • Carmen Division October 26, 2006

    Training to Write Winning Cases

    JPB 50 VGC Hughs Attends Briefwriter’s Seminar at TCU Headquarters After over 10 years as local chairman of Lodge 6787 in Galesburg, IL, Don Hughs this summer was elected a vice general chairman of Carmen Division Joint Protective Board 50.  As a VGC, his responsibilities now include writing submissions for arbitration at public law boards,

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  • Carmen Division September 18, 2006

    Don’t Miss Out on Supplemental Sickness Benefit Administered by Aetna (formerly Broadspire)

    In a letter dated August 2, 2006, Carmen Division President Rich Johnson has an update re supplemental sickness benefit requirements  described below, particularly regarding the 20 day filing limit (from the onset of disability).  The issue has been added as an amendment to Section Six notices for negotiations.  (Also see FAQ developed by Aetna to help answer Carmen

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