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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Precision Scheduled Railroading: What’s The Big Deal?

Written by David Schanoes, Contributing Editor July 27, 2020 Nothing burnishes an image like death. Ask Richard Nixon, not that you can, and that’s part of the beauty of the whole process. Once he or she is effectively and permanently silenced, memory can go to work blurring those hard edges, airbrushing away those unfortunate blemishes on what some…

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Saving Railroad Jobs

In response to the decreased demand for rail services due to COVID-19, U.S. rail systems are considering severe measures to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. rail systems face sharp declines in revenue due to a drastic decrease in demand for rail services caused by COVID-19. IAM and TCU-IAM members proudly work in the…

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Decisions and Choices

Members, In the current era of “PSR” railroading, it is needed more than ever the ability to adapt to changes in the industry. Please review the attached link for extra resources for job marketing skills.  Dislocated-Worker-Resource-Manual

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National Agreement Survey for Section 6 Notice

Brothers And Sisters,   Please find attached a link and a PDF of the IAM District Lodge 19 Bargaining survey for the next section six notice. The results of this Nat’l Carriers’ Conf Barg Surveywill be used to formulate our bargaining demands and the section 6 notice. Remember, this is more important now than ever….

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