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  1. Memorial Day 2019

    Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May. Formerly known as Decoration Day, it commemorates U.S. men and women who died while in military service. First enacted to honor Union soldiers of the American Civil War (it is celebrated near the day of reunification after the civil war),

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  2. RRB Release – Medicare for Railroad Families

    The Federal Medicare program provides hospital and medical insurance protection for railroad retirement annuitants and their families, just as it does for social security beneficiaries. Medicare has the following parts: Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) helps pay for inpatient care in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities (following a hospital stay), some home health care services,

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  3. FRA’s Decision on Crew Size Undermines Rail Safety

    Washington, DC – Larry Willis, president of the Transportation Trades Department, of which TCU is a member, AFL-CIO (TTD), issued a statement in response to the Federal Railroad Administration’s decision not to regulate crew size and to preempt current state laws that require two-person crews: “The FRA’s announcement that it will pull back a proposed

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  4. Congress Turns Up Heat on Boeing for Firing SC IAM Members

    More than 70 members of Congress, led by U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), sent a letter demanding answers from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg about workplace procedures and recent terminations of six IAM union supporters at Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner production facility in North Charleston, S.C.. Read the complete letter here. “As policy

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  5. IAM, TWU Ask National Mediation Board to Force American Airlines to Bargain

    The Transport Workers Union-IAM Association at American Airlines is asking the National Mediation Board (NMB) to step in to stop the carrier’s delay tactics that have stalled contract negotiations. “These negotiations have reached the critical end stage with the largest scope and economic issues yet to be resolved,” reads the letter to the NMB. “The

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