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President Scardelletti Authorizes Strike on Long Island Railroad if Agreement is not Made by July 20th

Since early 2010, TCU has been trying to negotiate an agreement with the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) without success. Over the last four years, LIRR remained steadfast in its insistence that all of its unions, including the TCU, accede to unusually harsh and unrealistic contract demands, including three years of “net zero” wage increases. After […]

IAM 125th Anniversary

The IAM is celebrating its 125th birthday in Atlanta, the city of the union’s founding, with the opening of the 2013 IAM National Staff Conference. Speakers commemorated the progress of a union that has grown from 19 machinists secretly meeting in an Atlanta locomotive pit in 1888 to an international organization of 700,000 active and […]

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