IAM Creates Rail Division to be Led by Josh Hartford for TCU/IAM, IAM District 19 Members

April 8, 2022 Admin 0

April 7, 2022

IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. has appointed Josh Hartford, who has served as an IAM District 19 General Chairman since 2017, as Special Assistant to the International President for the IAM Rail Division. The Transportation Communications Union (TCU/IAM) and IAM District 19, which combined represent tens of thousands of railroad workers, will be charter members of the IAM Rail Division and remain separate entities with the same current authority over all Local Lodges within their jurisdiction.

Hartford’s appointment and the creation of the IAM Rail Division are both effective May 1, 2022.

The announcement is …