Earlier this month the IAM donated emergency aid checks to Machinists who’re victims of Hurricane Maria. Money for the checks, which are up to $500 apiece, was raised by IAM members. The post Holiday Help for Puerto Rico appeared first on IAMAW.
Month: December 2017
Seven Reasons Why The Republican Tax Bill is Bad For Working People AFL-CIO Republicans in Congress have reached agreement on a job-killing tax plan that makes working people pay the price for massive tax giveaways to millionaires and wealthy corporations. Here are the main reasons the legislation is bad for working people: Rigging the rules. […]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – December 16, 2017 – CSX Corporation issued the following statement: “It is with great sadness that we announce that E. Hunter Harrison, President and Chief Executive Officer of CSX, died today in Wellington, Fla., due to unexpectedly severe complications from a recent illness. The entire CSX family mourns this loss. On behalf […]
Members of the National Conference of Firemen & Oilers, SEIU (NCFO) have ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with the National Carrier’s Conference Committee (NCCC), the bargaining agent for the nation’s major railroads. The Agreement was reached as a result of the NCFO’s participation with five other unions in the Coordinated Bargaining Group CBG. Click […]
The executive chairman of BNSF railroad, Matt Rose, penned an editorial in the San Antonio Express-News pleading with lawmakers, including Texas Sen. John Cornyn, not to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Leaving NAFTA, wrote Rose, would end the one million jobs in Texas that rely on the trade deal. Rose noted […]