Information on PEB 250 proposal

Update on PEB 250 proposal for ratification of a new agreement! Attached are links to the information you can use to make a decision regarding the proposed tentative agreement that is coming out in the next few days. Similar to how the previous strike vote was conducted, the District will use an electronic voting system….

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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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Happy Holidays

On behalf of the IAM Local Lodge 104, I would like to wish our entire Machinist family a safe, healthy, and happy holiday season. This has been a challenging year for each and every one of us. And for many, it’s been the most difficult year of your lives. While 2020 has thrown a lot…

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Poor Little CSX

On Oct. 4th, 2018 CSX filed a lawsuit against Norfolk Southern railroad for allegedly conspiring with Norfolk & Portsmouth Belt Line Railroad to block CSX from Norfolk International Terminals.  Jacksonville Business Journal reporter Will Robinson, wrote that “The suit, filed Oct. 4 in the Norfolk division of U.S. District Court, also names three NS vice presidents…

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National Agreement Arbitrated 9.26.2018

Gentlemen,  Attached is the ruling set forth by the Arbitrator and will take affect October 1, 2018. However your wage increases and back pay don’t have to take effect until Nov. 1, 2018. National Agreement Arbitrated 9.26.2018

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