Vote as if your job, family depend on it

By UTU International President Mike Futhey –  It has been said that the comfort of the rich depends upon an abundant supply of the poor. Working families today feel the pain of that comment. Most are struggling to keep their heads above water as the gap between the middle-cla [...]

SMART will boost UTUIA financial strength

By UTU International President Mike Futhey –  Congratulations go to Art Rayner, the United Transportation Union Insurance Association’s man of the year for 2011. Art was recognized for his sales and leadership performance – attributes that helped propel the UTUIA last year to [...]

Local meetings source of information, inspiration

By General Secretary & Treasurer Kim Thompson As a young railroad employee, I wondered why we had the wages and benefits that we had, why we had rules for assignments and for the work we performed. I wondered what could be done to make things right when things didn’t seem [...]