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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2022 TCU Dues Rate

In accordance with the IAM Constitution the monthly per capita tax is increased by using the average of the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) as published by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Canadian Consumer Price Index as published by

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Assistant National Representative Katrina Coleman Appointed to the TCU Education Committee

“I am proud to appoint Katrina to this role,” said TCU President Maratea. “I know she brings a depth of experience and strong leadership to the table. Our representatives and our members will benefit greatly from the work she’ll do on the committee.” She joins Special Assistant to the President Matt Hollis, Brotherhood Railway Carmen

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TCU/IAM National President Arthur P. Maratea Joins AFL-CIO Executive Board

On the endorsement of IAMAW President Robert Martinez, TCU/IAM President Artie Maratea was appointed to the AFL-CIO Executive Council, filling the vacancy created by former TCU/IAM President Scardelletti’s retirement. The AFL-CIO Executive Council is comprised of Labor Leaders representing 12.5 million union American workers from all industries. The Council is instrumental in shaping the initiatives,

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Statement from TCU President Maratea – Mandatory Vaccines Imposed by Rail Carriers

As you are surely aware, employers across the United States are mandating that employees be vaccinated against Covid-19 within the next few weeks. The rail industry is no different. As of October 2021, several carriers have established vaccination mandates and we expect many other railroads to follow. Providing a safe and healthy workplace is one

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TCU Local Chairpersons Gather for Advanced Leadership Training Seminar

Last week TCU Local Chairpersons from across the country participated in an Advanced Leadership Seminar. The training included classes on Disciplinary Hearings, the role of the Delegate, an Arbitration workshop and a Mock Union Meeting. Workshops were held by the Legislative, Constitution & Law, Industry Relations, Communications, Legal and Organizing departments. The Local Chairmen that

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

TCU National President Maratea, National Secretary-Treasurer Stan Boyd, and BRC General President Rich Johnson visited members working on the job in Boston, Somerville and Houston. They met with members working at Amtrak, Keolis, Koppers and Union Pacific. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic TCU members have been working on the front lines, keeping the traveling public safe

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