Union Plus Programs for TCU Members

TCU fully supports the programs available active and retired TCU members and their families. With the money savings programs available, in some situations the benefits can offset paid union dues.

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President Maratea Continues to Hit-The-Road Meeting with Members On-The-Job

President Maratea said: “I am pleased to meet the members working on the job, I am so proud of the work they do every day. It is critical for me to see for myself what our members do and what they deal with on the property.”

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2020 Grievance Handling Report

TCU/IAM members received over 1 million dollars in 2020 as a direct result of grievance settlements on the property and/or arbitration awards. In addition 45 members were returned to work after having been improperly terminated or dismissed from service.

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The Biden Administration to Begin Distributing At-Home, Rapid COVID-⁠19 Tests to Americans for Free VIA USPS

To help ensure Americans have tests on hand if a need arises, the Biden Administration is purchasing one billion at-home, rapid COVID-19 tests to give to Americans for free. A half-billion tests will be available for order on January 19th and will be mailed directly to American households.

 There will be free tests available for

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TCU and IAM Endorse Bridget Fleming

Transportation Communications Union and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Endorse Bridget Fleming Noyac, NY — Today, Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming, Democratic candidate for New York’s 1st Congressional District announces the endorsement of the Transportation Communications Union (TCU) and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). The announcement confirms the

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Statement Issued by TCU National President Artie Maratea on the Senate Confirmation of Amit Bose to Head the Federal Railroad Administration

“TCU was one of the first unions to support Amit Bose to head the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), and for good reason: he believes that rail safety begins and ends with its frontline workforce.   We congratulate Mr. Bose on his Senate confirmation as FRA Administrator and look forward to working with him to ensure

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Bargaining Together, Rail Labor Reaches Tentative Contract with Metra Commuter Railroad in Chicago

After 3 embattled years of negotiations and contract mediation, on November 29th TCU and its Bargaining Coalition brethren reached a Tentative Agreement. Special Assistant to the President and TCU Vice President Matt Hollis served as spokesman for the Coalition comprised of TCU, BRC and ARASA, along with IAM, UTU/SMART-TD and Mechanical, BMWED, IBEW and NCFO.

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TCU Members Rally in Chicago – Metra Union Workers Threaten Strike as Contract Talks Enter Third Year With No Progress

TCU Members were joined by Metra Rail Union members demonstrating at Metra Board of Directors meeting on November 12. So proud to stand in solidarity with @TCUnionHQ and our partners in labor as Metra employees fight for higher wages and a fair contract. After three years without a raise and nearly two years on the

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