IAM District 19 Members Vote to Reject Freight Rail Agreement

Update: Sept. 14, 2022 – Approximately 4,900 members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers have voted to reject the Tentative Agreement with the National Carriers’ Conference Committee (NCCC).  District 19 released the following Statement: ” The Tentative Agreement has been rejected and the strike authorization vote was approved by IAM District 19…

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Strike Manual

The deadline for President Joe Biden to intervene and keep 115,000 railroad workers from going on strike and disrupting deliveries of cars, crops, containers of imported goods, and countless other products and raw materials is looming. July 18th at 12:01 am to be exact. Biden is widely expected to name a board of arbitrators to…

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Q&A: Railroad Retirement Age Reductions

While railroad employees with less than 30 years of service may retire at age 62, their railroad retirement benefits are subject to early retirement (“age”) reductions if they retire before attaining their full retirement age. The following questions and answers explain how full retirement age is determined, and how age reductions are applied to railroad…

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Negotiations Update!

Greetings, Please see the attached press release with an update from the Coordinated Bargaining Coalition (CBC) and where our group stands now.  Also, the latest round of negotiations was this past week, and enclosed is a hyperlink below of the CBC’s last proposal for your reference. https://tcunion.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/CBC-Proposal.pdf Final CBC Press Release Advising of Impasse NMB…

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Update on Vaccine Mandate

Greetings,   Please find attached a letter on the D19 Vaccine Message for the mandated Vaccine.   Also attached is a letter explaining the process in challenging an exemption that has been denied or the accommodations are unreasonable or unacceptable to the member. On the D19 Challenge Accommodations:  Any Challenge to an exemption must be filed with…

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CSX Data Security Incident

Members, The below story was published on 3-16-2021 concerning the recent data breach with company and employee information. If you have received any suspicious emails, please contact the number below and protect your personal information.    Fellow Railroaders, As communicated to you on March 2, we recently learned that a data security incident occurred due…

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