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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Arbitration Update

Members,  Here are the submissions from our Union Officials and the NCCC on the National Agreement Arbitration Hearing.  Union_Submission Carriers_Submission There have been rumblings of a preliminary ruling on the Arbitration, at this time Local Lodge 104 has not received any information regarding the Arbitration Hearing and will update everyone as soon as we do….

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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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The Corner Office

IT IS OFFICIAL: The U. S. Department of Labor has issued its official determination on the election of Grand Lodge Officers of the IAM.  Sisters and Brothers: IT IS OFFICIAL The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued its official determination on the election of Grand Lodge Officers of the IAM. RE: Grand Lodge Officer Election:…

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Memorial Day

According to Arlington, Memorial Day began in the aftermath of the Civil War when families from both sides laid flowers on the graves of those lost in the war. It was initially known as “Decoration Day.” The national observance of Memorial Day began when Maj. Gen. John A. Logan, then leader of the Grand Army…

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