TCU remembers and continues to pray for the families of everyone killed on that terrible day. We will never forget! ~TCU President Artie Maratea. James W. Barbella Edward Calderon Rocco Medaglia Eugene Raggio Edward T. Strauss
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TCU/IAM wishes all of our members and their families a Happy Labor Day! Labor Day is the holiday that rightfully recognizes and celebrates the contributions of working people. The work of our diverse membership is vitally important to the success of our nations freight and commuter railroads, intermodal networks, theme parks and many other industries.
The TCU Convention kicked off on July 19th and ended on July 21st. With the Carmen Division Convention happening on July 18th. The 36th Regular TCU/IAM Convention began with pomp and solidarity as Lodge 1351 member, Brooke Jameson sang the national anthem. The theme of “Members Strong” took shape all around the Convention hall as
A Message from TCU/IAM National President Artie Maratea Regarding Presidential Emergency Board (PEB) 250
PEB 250 kicked off this afternoon in Washington D.C. Hearings will continue tomorrow and throughout the week in front of three very capable and qualified arbitrators who were appointed by President Biden. TCU/IAM and Brotherhood of Railway Carmen are part of the coalition that includes all of Rail Labor and we look forward to presenting
Transportation Communications Union’s Unit 167 has always looked to organize to make our Union stronger. Over the last eight years, Unit 167 has organized Metro North Railroad’s IT Department, Metro North’s Procurement Department, both previously staffed solely with Managers. It went on to establish the MTA Procurement Department, which purchases for all of the MTA
On July 4, 1776, those who signed the Declaration of Independence proudly stated that all people are “created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” With these words, a new nation was formed which ensuring liberty and democracy would
TCU/IAM National President Artie Maratea issued the following statement regarding Amtrak Southwest Chief Train #4 that collided with a truck and derailed outside of Mendon, Missouri. So far there are multiple fatalities and at least 50 injuries reported. “The TCU family is heartbroken by this tragic accident, and our thoughts go out to all those
At this week’s 2022 IAM Legislative Conference in Washington, DC, union leaders from TCU, the Carmen Division, and IAM District Lodge 19 amplified our members’ voices by meeting with various elected officials from across the federal government. Our railroaders spoke at length with leaders from the Federal Railroad Administration, the Surface Transportation Board, and Congress.
Legislation to recognize Juneteenth (June 19th) as a federal holiday passed when President Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act June 17, 2021. Juneteenth is the day commemorating the end of slavery and is recognized as the 12th federal holiday. In the upcoming TCU Convention a Resolution will be introduced to ensure that Juneteenth
Yesterday during the AFL-CIO 2022 Convention TCU/IAM National President Maratea and IAM International President Martinez were both re-elected to serve as Vice President on the AFL-CIO Executive Council. AFL-CIO delegates made this a historic election by electing Liz Shuler as the first woman President and Fred Redmond as the first African American Secretary Treasurer