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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Furloughs on District 19

Good Morning, I hope everyone is doing as well as possible in these trying times.  I wanted to update everyone on some furloughs that happened in District 19 in the past couple of days.  CSX furloughed 2 members at the Hamlet, NC facility on Monday.  These furloughs will take place on December 20, 2020.  NS…

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We Need More Than Words This Labor Day

Sisters, Brothers, and Friends of the IAM, For all the changes and hardship 2020 has brought upon us, I know one thing will remain the same—working people like us, the men and women who make North America move—will be offered thanks this Labor Day weekend. And while I am indeed incredibly grateful for all the…

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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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