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The Mechanic & Related/Stores and Fleet Service Negotiating Committees met with American Airlines the week of June 20 in Washington, D.C.

Updates from both committees are below. Download M&R/Stores update   Download Fleet Service update

Update on Seniority Integration

 

...Read more >> June 24, 2016

International President Harry Lombardo met with presidents of TWU’s American Airlines locals yesterday, taking a short break from ongoing negotiations preparations for an honest and frank status check on bargaining with the company.

President Lombardo meets with American Airlines local presidents
 

 

...Read more >> June 21, 2016

Sisters and Brothers,

The Mechanic & Related/Stores and Fleet Service Negotiating Committees met with American Airlines the week of June 13 in Dallas.

Updates from both committees are below. Download M&R/Stores update   Download Fleet Service update

 

...Read more >> June 17, 2016
Transit Presidents work together at the conference  

In keeping with TWU International’s pledge to offer more education and resources for locals, the Transit, Universities, Utilities and Services Division held a two-day training conference last week for nearly 75 of its local presidents and officers, who were joined by colleagues from the air and railroad divisions. The meeting was called to order and chaired by International Vice President, Administrative Assistant to the International President and Division Director Jerome Lafragola, who sees the yearly conference as a way “to continue to build strength and unity within the Transit Division. It is helpful to bring the leaders together in person to share ideas and exchange tips and strategies to maintain a united workplace.”

 

...Read more >> June 17, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 16, 2016

Contact: Ori Korin, (202) 719-3834

Transport Workers Union of America Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

Washington D.C. – The Transport Workers Union of America (TWU), which represents 140,000 workers from all across the country, today endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. In making their endorsement, TWU’s International Administrative Committee (IAC) noted her dedication to ensuring working people have a voice against corporate America and her plan to invest billions in the country’s infrastructure.
 
“Working people in this country continue to suffer because of Corporate America. They see good wages and retirement security slowly ripped from them by CEOs who make millions. Our next president must be someone who will give working people a voice at the table—who will stand up and say enough is enough.
 

 

...Read more >> June 15, 2016

Brothers and Sisters:

The International Administrative Committee is proud to announce TWU’s endorsement of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for President. As Election 2016 nears, we hope each and every one of you will consider this endorsement and the great privilege that comes with voting.

We hear from many of our members that you don’t like to be told for whom to cast your ballot. That’s fair. But there is simply too much at stake in this particular election for us to sit quietly on the sidelines any longer. The differences between the two remaining candidates are staggering, and we must spend the next five months doing everything we can to ensure that our movement will survive this election.

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...Read more >> June 14, 2016

The Transport Workers Union of America stands in solidarity with the victims of the Orlando massacre and all of the families, loved ones, workers, and community members affected by this tragedy. We are reminded of the words of Martin Niemöller, who wrote:


First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—Because I was not a Socialist.
 


Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out—Because I was not a Trade Unionist.
 


Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—Because I was not a Jew.
 


Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.


In an era of segregation, our union was founded on inclusion and we are proud of this long history of commitment to civil and human rights. Today, as always TWU stands as one regardless of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, or nationality. We join with the proud chorus of voices around the world wishing for a full recovery for those injured.
 

 

...Read more >> June 12, 2016
TWU International President Harry Lombardo was recently honored for his outstanding leadership by Labor Press, New York’s leading source for daily labor news and industry information, at a celebration in New York. 
 
The event, held June 1, was also attended by a delegation from the AFL-CIO, led by Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth Shuler and AFL-CIO Investment Trust Corporation President Mike Stotz. 
 
 
...Read more >> June 08, 2016