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Archive for October, 2010

Claims allowed – July, 2010

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

Previous lists of payments had been sent to the Chairperson of each Local. Although the General Committee is having problems with changes the Carrier has made in lists of claims paid, we hope to have that worked out duing the first week of November. The attachment is a list of claims paid during July, 2010 – – 10July_VOP

Retirement of Pat Lynch

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

He became Local Chairman because he wanted to be involved. Living in Arkansas (which is a “right to work” state) Pat says he often sees workers taken advantage of by their employers. He states, “I haven’t seen any group of people that wouldn’t benefit from a union.” (For entire article click):  101013_Lynch retirement

UTU Dues Structure

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

The structure of UTU dues is important for members to be familiar with. The attached 2 page document shows the structure and a breakdown of each Department and Committee. This document may be viewed by clicking = Dues and dues structure (2).

We invite a comparison of wages, benefits, protection and working conditions on Railroads that UTU represents workers to any non-union Railroad or Railroad that workers are represented only by another Organization. With such a comparison, anyone would readily see that the dues paid for UTU are well worth the investment.