Update on Arbitration Hearing 9-19-2018

NATIONAL NEGOTIATION ARBITRATION BETWEEN NCCC AND IAMAW Wednesday, September 19, 2018   Presided over by: Arbitrator – Charlotte Gold, IAMAW Acting PDGC – Mike Perry, NCCC Representative – Ken Gradia. Representing the IAMAW District Lodge 19: Carmen Percelli of the Law Firm Guerrieri, Bartos and Roma, PC.   Carmen Percelli began with an opening statement…

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Update to National Freight Negotiations

Message from President Directing General Chairman John Lacey: June 12, 2018 on National Freight Agreement Negotiations Sisters and Brothers: We met with the Carriers in contract negotiations again on June 5, 2018 at the National Mediation Board in Washington DC. The NMB Board Chairman Gerald Fauth, Member Kyle Fortson and Member Linda Puchala also attended this round of negotiations. The…

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Will CSX withstand CEO, Harrison?

The NCCC has been negotiating with 13 unions in three coalitions, over a contract that expired January 1, 2015, covering 145,000 railroad workers across wide variety of crafts. In each proposal, there is zero or minimal wage increases from 2015-2017, and 2 percent wage increases for future years. The cost of monthly health care would…

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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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