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  • Local News , TCU August 19, 2017

    TCU Local 2500 Members Stand with IAM Local 701 on the Picket Line

    More than 1,700 IAM-represented auto mechanics from across the Chicago area walked off the job at the stroke of midnight August 1st, after a group of more than 130 Chicago dealerships refused to pay the workers a fair wage and provide them a fair work schedule. Members of IAM Automobile Mechanics Local 701, based in

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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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