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  • Local News , TCU August 14, 2017

    Chicago District Council Annual Golf Outing – September 9th

    The Chicago District Council would like to invite all TCU members to the Annual Golf outing at Silver Lakes Country Club on September 9th. Proceeds will go to a Veterans Program, the Machinists Non-Partisan Political League and the Chicago District Council. The Chicago District Council is a group of Railroad Union members who have come

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  • Local News , TCU April 21, 2017

    Changes to TCU Executive Council

    Effective May 1st Jack Dinsdale was elected TCU Vice-President by the TCU/IAM Executive Council to replace the position of retiring Vice-President Tom Truhler. Brother Dinsdale began his railroad career on Amtrak in 1974. He was elected District Chairman of TCU Local 2507 in 1994. In 1998 he was elected Vice General Chairman of System Division

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  • Local News , TCU April 15, 2017

    TCU Delegates Attend 2017 IAM Transportation Conference

    The 2017 IAM Transportation Conference concluded on Wednesday, April 12. The biennial conference was the most well-attended conference in the Transportation Department’s history with more than 600 delegates and over 200 from TCU. The highly successful conference had a diverse list of speakers, including IAM International President Robert Martinez, Jr., GVP Stand Pickthall, TCU/IAM National

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  • Local News , TCU February 11, 2017

    IAM Local 41 and 313 Members on Strike at American Pulverizer

    On October 31, 2016, 21 members of IAM Local Lodges 41 and 313, of District 9, in St. Louis, Missouri went on strike against their employer American Pulverizer. The strike began when members rejected American Pulverizer’s final offer which included rolling 87% of the healthcare costs onto the members, offer minimal and inconsistent wage increases,

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  • Local News , TCU January 23, 2017

    OSHA Orders Amtrak to Reinstate and Pay $892K to Employee Discharged in Violation of Federal Railroad Safety Act

    Amtrak, retaliated against a supervisory special agent in its inspector general’s office when he raised concerns about railroad safety, fraud and abuse involving an Amtrak contractor and when he supported a fellow agent’s safety concerns during an internal investigation, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has found. In early to mid-2010,

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