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  • Local News , TCU May 23, 2020

    Memorial Day 2020

    Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May. Formerly known as Decoration Day, it commemorates U.S. men and women who died while in military service. First enacted to honor Union soldiers of the American Civil War (it is celebrated near the day of reunification after the civil war),

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  • Local News , TCU May 22, 2020

    IAM Postpones 40th Grand Lodge Convention

    The IAM released a notice advising that the 40th IAM Grand Lodge Convention has been rescheduled for September 12-17, 2021, in San Diego, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel. The notice also outlines certain procedures for the election of delegates and alternate delegates. Most importantly, the letter outlines procedures for the election of delegates

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  • Local News , TCU May 5, 2020

    Machinists Celebrate 132nd Anniversary – Message from International President Martinez

    Sisters and Brothers, Today is the 132nd anniversary of the founding of our great union. Our history is one of overcoming great challenges. We have not only survived depressions, wars, continuous attacks on our union, and yes, pandemics—we have thrived. The Fighting Machinists have met every challenge we have faced because we are one union

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  • Local News , TCU April 14, 2020

    Disney World Workers Take Aim at Florida’s Unemployment System

    43,000 workers of the Service Trades Council Union (STCU), which includes TCU Local Lodge 1908, reached a deal with Walt Disney World on temporary furloughs that will allow them to keep their benefits. Unfortunately, they now have the Florida unemployment system to face. “The Florida unemployment system is fundamentally broken. The system is rigged to

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  • Local News , TCU April 14, 2020

    43,000 Disney Workers Furloughed – Agreement Won for Insurance and Seniority – Now Fighting for Improvements to Unemployment

    Effective April 19, 2020 practically all of the 43,000 Walt Disney World employees working under the Service Trades Council Union (STCU) agreement will be furloughed until further notice. An agreement was reached this weekend which ensured employees would be able to maintain their health insurance at no cost to the employee for one year. In

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