CSX Transfer Information

Greetings,  I wanted to pass along that CSX is looking to put machinists on at these locations.  Please remember that current furloughed members have first recall and then transfers by seniority date.  I have included the transfer form in this email.  If you have sent in a transfer form after January 1, 2022, there should…

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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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Tentative Agreement Information

The link below contains a 16-page PDF with information on the National Freight Agreement and instructions on how and when the ratification vote will take place. This information is the same as the packet you should have received in the mail. The voting instructions are on the last two pages. If you have any questions,…

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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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