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  • Local News , TCU April 19, 2019

    ASWC Rally to Stop the Anti-Worker Policies of Amtrak CEO Anderson

    The Unions that make up the Amtrak Service Workers Council (ASWC) will be holding a rally/press event in Chicago on April 24th to oppose Amtrak CEO Richard Anderson’s cutting and outsourcing of on-board service workers. We will not stand for Richard Anderson to take any more of our jobs away! We encourage any-and-all to attend

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  • Local News , TCU April 17, 2019

    TCU Member Allen Lowe Fatally Injured at the Wauhatchie Rail Yard

      On April 13, 2019, a locomotive at the Wauhatchie Rail Yard in Chattanooga, TN fatally struck Carman Allen C. Lowe, member of TCU Local 6673. This accident is still under investigation by the NTSB. Allen C. Lowe was 46 years old and resided in Erwin, TN. He is a member of the TCU Carmen

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  • Local News , TCU April 13, 2019

    ‘We Need Action!’: TCU and IAM Transportation Members Growing Solidarity

    More than 800 members of the IAM’s largest territory, the Transportation Department, including over 200 TCU delegates, joined together in Las Vegas this week for the 2019 IAM Transportation Conference. The IAM, which represents more than 160,000 members in the airline and rail industries, is North America’s largest union in the sector. Speakers at the

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  • Local News , TCU April 9, 2019

    TCU President Bob Scardelletti Addresses IAM Transportation Conference

    Over 200 TCU representatives are attending the IAM Transportation Conference this week. TCU President Bob Scardelletti addressed the IAM Transportation Conference laying out the current benefits and upcoming negotiations in the railroad industry. President Scardelletti said, “The contracts that people in this hall negotiate represent some of the best there is. No one does it

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  • Local News , TCU March 7, 2019

    TCU is Saddened by the Passing of Former Amtrak CEO Joseph Boardman

    Joseph H. Boardman, Amtrak’s second-longest-serving president and CEO, suffered a stroke while vacationing with his wife and family in Florida on March 5 and passed away March 7th, Amtrak announced. A U.S. Air Force Vietnam veteran who served as New York State Transportation Commissioner for 8 years beginning in 1997, Boardman was named Administrator of

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