“Caesars Entertainment is a company that never stops wanting to take from the workforce,” said Gaming Division Director Joe Carbon, who in the last seven months organized 1,150 workers at three Caesars-owned casinos.
Locals from across Nevada and Arizona joined forces at the NV/AZ State Conference on November 5, 2013. From the outset, the objective was clear: All hands on deck to support our brothers and sisters at Local 721, who work as dealers in Las Vegas casinos.
The TWU Veterans Committee has a history of dedicating their time and efforts ensuring those who served our country are given what they need and deserve. This holiday season, in conjunction with Operation Military Embrace, the TWU Veterans are working to ensure our Wounded Warriors and their families will have a happy and joyful season.
Two years too long was chanted by hundreds of TWU Delegates as they rallied outside Allegiant headquarters to support the flight attendants of Local 577 who have spent the last two years battling Allegiant for a contract.
Harry Lombardo was elected by acclamation by the TWU 24th Constitutional Convention delegates as International President of the Transport Workers Union Tuesday afternoon along with John Samuelsen as Executive Vice President, Alex Garcia as Secretary-Treasurer, John Bland and Gary Maslanka as Administrative Vice Presidents.
Trumpets, drums and bag pipes gave way to the TWU’s 24th Constitutional Convention, Globally United, Stronger Unions, call to order on Monday, September 23 in Las Vegas.
Since 1970, the TWU International has held an annual drawing to provide college tuition assistance to the deserving children of hard working TWU members. Known as the Michael Quill Scholarship, it is supervised by International Executive Vice President Harry Lombardo.
TWU locals from across the country descended to the city of brotherly love and sisterly affection, Philadelphia, to put their labor values to work recognizing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the AFL-CIO’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration.