March – June 2017 Railroad Retirement Board Informational Conferences

Each year the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) holds informational conferences throughout the country to present an overview of the benefits provided under the Railroad Retirement Act to active members, retirees, and survivors.   Informational Conferences are open to union officials only. The emphasis of these conferences is to provide an overview of the Board’s […]

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TTD Release – Statement on Elaine Chao’s Confirmation as Secretary of Transportation

Edward Wytkind, President of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), of which TCU is a member, issued this statement on the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Elaine Chao as Secretary of Transportation: “I congratulate Elaine Chao on her confirmation by the Senate as our new Secretary of Transportation. The challenges Secretary Chao inherits are monumental. Decades […]

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Republicans Look to Strip Away Transportation Workers’ Rights

House Republicans introduced a bill Wednesday that would establish Right to Work policies nationwide, including the airline and rail sectors. Such a law would severely affect transportation workers in their fight for economic equality and it would increase the power of corporations over their employees. This law would impede transportation workers  to effectively negotiate fair […]

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