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  • Legislative Outlook , TCU January 24, 2019

    Action Needed – Stop the Government Shutdown

    A message from IAM International President Bob Martinez: Sisters and Brothers, The House of Representatives passed a bill to reopen the government and get back to the table and negotiate on border security. Now it’s the Senate’s turn and we are asking you to call your Senator and tell them to support H.R. 268 (Amendment

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  • Local News , TCU January 17, 2019

    IAM Newsletter/Website and Photo Contest Eligible for TCU Members

    April 1, 2019 is the deadline to enter the IAM Newsletter and Website Contest. The Newsletter and Website Contest is open to all good-standing local and district lodges who regularly distribute official newsletters and/or maintain regularly-updated websites. A panel of independent judges will consider newsletters published between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018 and

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  • Carmen Division , TCU January 14, 2019

    New Officers Sworn in at TCU Carmen Local 6011

    On January 8, 2019, Carman’s Division Assistant General President, Donald Grissom, prepares to swear in the newly elected officers for T6011 (TTX) at their regular Union meeting in Tinley Park, IL.  Officers from left to right are Vice President Michael Dibenedetto, Recording Secretary Anthony Petraitis, President John Krantz, Financial Secretary Eric Berndt, Local Chairman Izaak Campos

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  • Carmen Division , TCU January 10, 2019

    CSX Petitions FRA for Relief from Brake System Safety Standards

    CSX Transportation (CSX) petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a waiver of compliance from certain provisions of the Federal railroad safety regulations regarding the testing and inspecting of air brakes.  CSX’s waiver contains three specific requests: (1) to extend the mileage limits of the subject trains from 1000 to 1052 miles before a Class

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  • Legislative Outlook , TCU January 10, 2019

    Watch the Video – Congressman Mark Takano Reads Letter from TCU Member Before Congress

    Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) reads a heartbreaking letter from a TCU member Teresa Kolaras in Riverside that will be losing her job as a result of Amtrak’s decision to close the facility and outsource work to a low-wage, non-union facility.

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