ASWC: Amtrak Workers, Riders, Union Leaders Blast Proposed Plan to Slash Jobs and Service

Workers and leaders from the Amtrak Service Workers Council (ASWC) rallied across from New York’s Penn Station in support of continuing Amtrak’s on-board food service and the 1,700 service staff. Contact: Kevin Gifford, Communications Director, (301) 948-4910; David Arouca, Legislative Representative, (301) … Continue reading

TTD: Freight rail safety, jobs must not be jeopardized in pursuit of profits

The following is an article by Transportation Trades Department (TTD, AFL-CIO) President Larry Willis. TCU/IAM is an affiliate of TTD’s Rail Labor Division.   SEP 20, 2018 MOVEAMERICA BLOG , RAIL FREIGHT RAIL SAFETY, JOBS MUST NOT BE JEOPARDIZED IN PURSUIT OF … Continue reading

Reps. Takano, Boyle meet with Amtrak reservations agents

Congressman Mark Takano (left) and Congressman Brendan Boyle (right) met with TCU/IAM members at Amtrak’s Riverside and Philadelphia call centers. Earlier this summer, Congressman Mark Takano (CA-41) and Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-13) visited with Amtrak reservations agents at call centers … Continue reading