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  • iMail , News March 22, 2012

    BNSF Sick Policy Draws EEOC Discrimination Charges

    The value of good union representation often goes far beyond securing good wages, benefits and working conditions. For members of TCU-IAM and Railroad District 19 employed by Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF), it’s having the ability to challenge a management order requiring employees to report illnesses and accidents that occur outside the workplace or on

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  • News October 25, 2011

    Rail PEB Hearings End

    The IAM, TCU, a coalition of nine other rail unions and rail carrier representatives have wrapped up a week of hearings before a Presidential Emergency Board (PEB) in Washington, D.C. The parties are waiting for the PEB’s written recommendations for settlement of the contract dispute between the unions and the nation’s Class 1 Freight Rail

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  • iMail , News March 22, 2011

    Support Fair NMB Rules for Aviation and Rail Workers

    The IAM is urging members and local leaders to contact their Representatives during this week’s Congressional recess to ask them to vote “YES” on an amendment to maintain fair National Mediation Board (NMB) union voting rules for aviation and railroad workers. Hidden deep in the FAA Reauthorization bill (HR 658) is a provision that would

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  • iMail , News November 9, 2010

    IAM Railroaders Ratify New Contract with Amtrak

    Machinists working on Amtrak have ratified a new five-year agreement, retroactive to July 1, 2010. The new agreement includes a General Wage Increase (GWI) totaling 14 percent and preserves current health and welfare co-pays and deductibles for the life of the contract.  Amtrak is in the process of calculating retroactive pay, and members can expect

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  • iMail , News December 17, 2009

    Jeff Doerr Named to IAM Law Committee

    The IAM Executive Council has approved the appointment of District 19 General Chairman Jeff Doerr to serve on the IAM Law Committee. International President Tom Buffenbarger today announced that the IAM Executive Council has approved the appointment of Railroad District 19 General Chairman Jeff Doerr to serve on the IAM Law Committee. Doerr will fill

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