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  • Local News , TCU December 8, 2019

    Long Standing Member of TCU Local 1908 Retires After 38 Years On-The-Job

    On December 1, 2019 long time Walt Disney World employee and TCU Shop Steward Sylvester Jackson retired after thirty eight (38) years on the job. Brother Jackson began his career as a house person for Walt Disney World resorts in 1981. A few years later he joined the ranks as a TCU shop steward assisting

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  • Local News , TCU December 4, 2019

    Machinists Mourn Loss of Former IAM International President George Kourpias

    George Kourpias, who served as the IAM’s International President for eight years before retiring in 1997, passed away on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. He was 87. Viewing will be on Friday, Dec. 6 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with prayers at 7 p.m. Funeral will be on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 12 p.m. Both

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  • Local News , TCU November 12, 2019

    2020 Dues Increase

    In accordance with the IAM Constitution, monthly per capita tax is increased by using the average of the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) as published by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Canadian Consumer Price Index as published by Statistics

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  • Local News , TCU November 9, 2019

    TCU Supports – ATU President Asks for Help for Striking Workers at Transdev

    ATU Local 689 is engaged in what is now a 16-day strike at a recently privatized WMATA Metrobus garage in Lorton, Virginia. Transdev, a French multinational contractor, now operates the garage. No workers have left the picket line to return to work and Transdev, desperate for cash, will go to great lengths to break the

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  • Carmen Division , Local News , Press Releases , TCU October 3, 2019

    FreightCar America sends Carmen jobs to Mexico

    For immediate release  |  Contact: Kevin Gifford, TCU Communications Director, 301-840-8741, giffordk@tcunion.org On September 19th, FreightCar America [“FCA”], a manufacturer of freight rail car rolling stock, announced their intentions to begin manufacturing operations in Castanos, Mexico. In a joint venture with Fasemex, a Mexican manufacturing and servicing company, FCA will begin operations by mid-2020. This

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