National Tentative Agreement Update

  October 5, 2017   SUBJECT: Tentative Agreement reached by the CBG       Dear Sisters and Brothers: A tentative National Agreement has been reached by the six Rail Unions who comprise the Coordinated Bargaining Group (CBG). Details are set forth in their Press Release attached. These six Unions are now in the process…

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History of Labor Day

Labor Day tends to be a pretty low-key US holiday, workers across the country typically receive a Monday off to enjoy the unofficial end of summer and shop the sales. However, the history behind the day is far more dramatic and charged than this modern day observance suggests. US President Grover Cleveland signed the holiday into…

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Transfers

Gentlemen, if you are going to transfer here is the form you will need and the e-mail address to send it to. Mechanical Shop Craft Transfer Form 7 13 2016 The CSX e-mail address : payroll@csx.com For the guys who have transferred from other locations that where closed down, your home point may now be…

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Latest National Agreement Proposal

Gentlemen,   Please find attached a copy of the latest proposal that the carrier’s gave to our coalition. This is not something that we intend to put out for ratification. It is just to show you where we’re at in negotiations at this point. I see there is a long way to go. Further updates…

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NATIONAL NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE: Dec. 2016

National negotiations between the freight railroads in national negotiations and the IAM Coalition remain stalled, hostage to the carriers’ unremitting demands for major concessionary changes to the healthcare plan. Negotiations began in January of 2015.  IAM invoked mediation in October 2015.  The parties have met regularly since then under the auspices of the National Mediation…

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Grievance filed for non-payment.

Notice: to all machinist who have worked between 2014 til now. Please supply your last pay stub for 2014, 2015 and 2016 to Mike Denney by Dec. 12, 2016.  A grievance was filed by the IAMAW on behalf of the machinist working at the Huntington Locomotive Shop regarding the fact of incorrect payment on overtime…

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