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  • News May 2, 2006

    Family Medical Leave Act

    The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) was signed into law by President Clinton February 5, 1993 and was subsequently implemented through regulations issued by the Department of Labor. The FMLA is now incorporated in the Code of Federal Regulations as 29 CFR Part 825 (Final Rule, effective February 6, 1995). The Act

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  • News May 2, 2006

    Internal Education

    TCU Leadership Development Programs “No Union dollar is better spent than one for education.” (TCU International President Robert A. Scardelletti) Among all the unions of the AFL-CIO, TCU stands out as the only one committed to providing each and every local representative with at least one week of formal, in-residence education during the interval between

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  • News May 2, 2006

    Arasa Press Release

    TCU-ARASA ON BOARD SUPERVISORS RATIFY AMTRAK CONTRACT On Board Supervisors represented by the ARASA Division of TCU have ratified a new five year contract with Amtrak by an overwhelming 147 to 4 margin. The contract calls for a $400 signing bonus and across-the-board wage increases of 3% retroactive to December 31, 1995; 1.5% retroactive to

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  • News May 2, 2006

    Press Release

    TCU WINS MAJOR ARBITRATION ON BNSF TCU members working on Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) won a major victory on January 25, 1999 when an arbitrator ruled that the railroad’s action of contracting out Purchasing and Material work in Springfield, Missouri violated the BN clerical collective bargaining agreement. The arbitrator rejected the carrier’s argument that

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  • News May 2, 2006

    About Work Place Issues

    TCU’s primary function is to negotiate agreements to improve the working lives of our members, and to enforce those agreements when an employer attempts to violate them. The Work Place Issues section of TCU’s Web Site is devoted to advancing those goals. Here you will find our Local Rep’s Corner, a collection of useful information

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