IAMAW

International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers
IAMAW
  1. Amtrak Agreement Update – Still Time to Vote

    Just a little over a week to go. Get your ballot in. Ballots are due by February 27, 2018. Any member who has not received a ballot should contact TCUTA@tcunion.org. In order to be received by the deadline of February 27, ballots can be returned via email or fax to TCU. Thousands upon thousands of

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  2. Amtrak will suspend service if PTC not installed by year’s end

    On Thursday, Amtrak CEO Richard Anderson told the House Railroads Subcommittee that they will suspend service on certain lines if Positive Train Control (PTC) is not installed and ready. Anderson did not specify which lines may be suspended, and an Amtrak spokesperson later confirmed that “it’s too early to speculate,” according to the Seattle Times. 

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  3. Trump budget guts Amtrak long distance…again

    For the second year in a row, President Trump’s budget calls for Amtrak funding to be cut in half. This year’s budget again asks to cut funding from the current $1.495 billion to $738 million in FY19. And though the math is the same, the Administration’s goals have apparently changed. Last year’s budget simply called

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  4. Kansas City Members at Harley Standing Up to Company

    IAM Local 176 members in Kansas City, Mo. are asking questions of how their employer, Harley-Davidson, decided to shutter its facility there by early 2019. The closure affects 572 Machinists Union members at Harley and Syncreon Members recently sat down with the Kansas City Business Journal to talk about how to deal with Harley-Davidson plans

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  5. IAM Florida Sugar Workers Visit Capitol Hill

    IAM Florida Sugar Workers made a visit to Capitol Hill this week to highlight the importance of sugarcane farming to the nation’s economy. IAM Florida Sugar Workers jobs include every part of the sugarcane farming, milling and refining processes on American soil, including many positions requiring skilled trades, such as machinists and welders. “Meeting the

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