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  • TCU October 3, 2008

    Labor and RRB Respond to Investigation at the Long Island Rail Road

    A group of unions including TCU issued a press release September 25, 2008 regarding the “many misleading articles recently from various news sources that have badly mischaracterized the railroad retirement occupational disability program and the railroad retirement system itself” in an  investigation at the Long Island Rail Road.  Also releasing a statement is V. M. Speakman, Jr., labor member of the Railroad Retirement Board. 

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  • TCU September 18, 2008

    Pullman Porters Feature Included in GMA’s Whistle-Stop Coverage

    Among several highlights of the Good Morning America Whistle-Stop Tour this week was a piece on the Pullman Porters.  Unfortunately it barely notes the organization of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (and never names the union) and somehow fails to mention A. Philip Randolph, champion BSCP founder and civil rights leader.  Nonethess, the show

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  • TCU September 15, 2008

    Amtrak and ABC News? Good Morning America Present Whistle-Stop Train Tour Broadcast This Week

    September 15, 2008—You might want to catch ABC News’ Good Morning America this week: it’s broadcasting live from an Amtrak charter train!  It’s the centerpiece of a five-day Whistle-Stop Tour traveling across the Northeast and Ohio. Anchors Diane Sawyer, Robin Roberts, Chris Cuomo, Sam Champion and the ABC crew started the first show Monday going through

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  • TCU September 11, 2008

    IAM Delegates Welcome TCU to Convention, Greet President Scardelletti Enthusiastically

    September 7-13, 2008—TCU has had a strong presence at the Machinists’ 37th Grand Lodge Convention being held in Orlando, Florida this week.  TCU officers, led by International President Bob Scardelletti and International Secretary-Treasurer Danny Biggs, have had the opportunity to observe convention action as non-voting fraternal delegates and many have been assigned to sit in

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  • TCU September 4, 2008

    IAM Convention Taking Place September 7-12

    On the afternoon of Sunday, September 7, the 37th Grand Lodge Convention of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers will open in Orlando, Florida. The convention will run throughout the coming week; once the convention opens, follow highlights here. TCU’s International President Bob Scardelletti will lead TCU’s delegation comprised of himself, International Secretary-Treasurer Danny

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