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The Audacity to Fight:
TWU Wins Historic American Airlines Contract

TWU President Samuelsen - Good Day NY

TWU President Samuelsen - CNBC

WHO WE ARE

The Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO represents more than 150,000 members across the airline, railroad, transit, universities, utilities, and services sectors.

 

WHO WE ARE

The Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO represents more than 150,000 members across the airline, railroad, transit, universities, utilities, and services sectors.

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AIR

TWU has bargained industry-leading contracts for working people across nearly every class and craft in the aviation industry, from flight attendants, to Title I&II mechanics and related, stores, baggage handlers, gate agents, customer service agents, flight training crew instructors and dispatchers, as well as workers covered under service contracts at several U.S. military bases and other government properties.

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Transit

The Transit, Universities, Utilities, and Services Division is the union’s largest, representing bus and train operators, mechanics, engineers, cleaners, and ticket agents at some of the nation’s busiest public transit systems, as well as school bus drivers, para-transit and tour bus operators, and tunnel and bridge agents.

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Rail

TWU is the union voice of café car workers, trackmen, crane operators, cleaners, inspectors, welders, flagmen, and carpenters at the bargaining table, fighting for fairer wages, increased safety, and better benefits for the hardworking people who keep our trains and freight rail moving.

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HOW DANGEROUS IS THE AIRCRAFT YOU’RE FLYING ON?

Airline passengers may be less safe when the plane they are flying on has been repaired or maintained in a foreign country.

That is among the conclusions of a risk-based report by Ridge Global, a firm founded by former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge on risks associated with the use of foreign repair stations by the U.S. airline industry. “There are obvious disparities between domestic and foreign oversight and repair of commercial airlines,” said Governor Ridge. Read the report now.

Toxic Cabin Air Letter Campaign 

You may have seen several stories about diverted aircraft from all airline carriers in the U.S. and abroad in the news recently because “toxic fumes.” 

The TWU has launched a letter campaign, calling on elected officials to support the Cabin Air Safety Act of 2019. The bill is the first step to ensuring our cabin air is healthy and safe.

Send a draft now to get started!  

TWU President Samuelsen on the Rick Smith Show

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