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 Read More …

RRB Disibility Training

05-11-2018 – District 19 Trains RRB Disibility Examiners Railroad Retirement Board Disability Examiner Training  Dear Brothers and Sisters, The Labor Member of the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) requested District Lodge 19 to develop a Power Point Presentation of the work and tasks that Railroad Machinists do in Read More …

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 Read More …

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 Read More …