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  • Railroad Retirement , TCU May 24, 2019

    RRB Release – Medicare for Railroad Families

    The Federal Medicare program provides hospital and medical insurance protection for railroad retirement annuitants and their families, just as it does for social security beneficiaries. Medicare has the following parts: Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) helps pay for inpatient care in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities (following a hospital stay), some home health care services,

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  • Carmen Division , TCU May 24, 2019

    FRA’s Decision on Crew Size Undermines Rail Safety

    Washington, DC – Larry Willis, president of the Transportation Trades Department, of which TCU is a member, AFL-CIO (TTD), issued a statement in response to the Federal Railroad Administration’s decision not to regulate crew size and to preempt current state laws that require two-person crews: “The FRA’s announcement that it will pull back a proposed

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  • Legislative Outlook , TCU May 22, 2019

    TTD Release – Trump Missed Opportunity to Show Visionary Leadership on Infrastructure

    Larry Willis, President of the Transportation Trades Department, of which TCU is a member, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement in response to today’s failed infrastructure meeting between President Trump and Congressional leaders: “President Trump sidestepped a critical opportunity to show the visionary leadership needed to rebuild this country and secure America’s standing as a global,

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  • Local News , TCU May 15, 2019

    TCU/IAM Local 626 Member Set to Graduate Using Free College Benefit

    TCU/IAM Local 626 member Janice Scott is living the American dream. She used the benefits provided by the union to obtain an Associates Degree in Business Management from Eastern Gateway Community College (EGCC). She will graduate from EGCC this weekend. Because of her union contract she was able to attend college and earn a degree

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  • Local News , TCU May 11, 2019

    TCU Workers on Amtrak Receive Congressional Pins and Awards for Outstanding Service

    In a recent event at the Amtrak Wilmington Station Congresswoman Lisa Blunt-Rochester (D-DE) presented Congressional pins and certificates for the outstanding service provided to Amtrak customers. The pins and awards were presented to: Customer Service Representative/Ticket Agent Timothy Bazemore Lead Customer Service Representative/Ticket Agent, Sheadana Patterson Baggage man Carlos Perez Red Cap, Keith Lewis Customer

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