Category: TCU News

All New Railroad Retirement Board Members Sworn In

President Donald J. Trump has appointed Erhard R. Chorlé to be the Chairman of the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board, Johnathan D. Bragg to be the Labor Member, and Thomas R. Jayne to be the Carrier Member. Their appointments to the three-member Board were confirmed by the Senate on January 2. They will oversee the activities […]

Litigation Update – Payment for Time Lost Due to an On-the-job Injury is Taxable “Compensation”

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued its decision in BNSF v. Loos. In a 7-2 decision written by Justice Ginsburg, the Court found that a railroad’s payment to an employee as pay for time lost due to an on-the-job injury is taxable “compensation” under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act (RRTA). Historically, these payments were always […]

Union Plus AT&T Wireless Program & Mortgage Sweepstakes Available to TCU Members

Union Plus offers TCU/IAM members and their families the opportunity to receive discounts through the AT&T Wireless Program. A few discounts include: 15% on the monthly service charge of qualified AT&T wireless plans 20% discount on select accessories from AT&T $25 activation waived activation fee on new lines of service Waived upgrade fees on select […]

TCU Releases 2019 Fringe Benefit Information

What is my Union Contract Worth Click here to view what a TCU contract is worth to a 30 year member retiring today.     Cost of Wages & Fringe Benefits as of January 2019: Carman Clerks The post TCU Releases 2019 Fringe Benefit Information appeared first on IAMAW . https://www.goiam.org/news/territories/tcu-union/