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  • TCU May 23, 2008

    CSX Shareholders at TCU: The Wolf at the Door Has an Innocent Name

    May 23, 2008—There is a proxy fight under way at CSX.  At stake is the direction the company will take in the future if it fails to fight off efforts by a British hedge fund called The Children’s Investment Fund (TCI) to capture leadership positions on the CSX Board of Directors.  TCU members who own

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  • TCU May 16, 2008

    Amtrak Makes First Retroactive Wage Payments May 9, 2008

    TCU Carmen and ARASA Maintenance of Way and Maintenance of Equipment members are among some 9,000 employees who received retroactive wage payments on Friday, May 9, 2008 as part of the recently signed union agreements.  To clarify the process, click here to read a special advisory for employees from President/CEO Kummant, then click here for FAQs from Amtrak

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  • TCU May 6, 2008

    Contract Talks Continue at Amtrak for On-Board Service Workers, Clerks and Product Line Supervisors

    April 25, 2008—Contract talks are ongoing at Amtrak for TCU On-Board Service Employees (ASWC), Clerks and Product Line Supervisors. Representatives involved in negotiations report that they believe they are close to finalizing a new wage and work rule agreement that mirrors recent settlements reached by other unions at Amtrak.  The negotiating team is cautiously optimistic

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  • TCU April 25, 2008

    The Final Tally of the Dependents Eligibility Audit

    April 25, 2008—It’s good news/bad news from Aetna about the eligibility audit for freight railroad workers (including TCU members working under the National Agreement, not those working at Amtrak).  The good news is that as of April 15, 2008,  completed responses covering 228,187 dependents and spouses had been put in the records.  Participants voluntarily requested

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  • TCU April 4, 2008

    Port Workers Soon Will Need Identification Credentials

    April 4, 2008—Workers at the nation’s ports will soon be required by the government to have a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) if they are to have unescorted access to do their jobs at these ports.  Legislation establishing the TWIC program became effective this year.  The U.S. Coast Guard is now implementing the program port

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