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“Now is the time.”

Those were the words spoken by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as he addressed the sanitation workers on strike in Memphis just weeks before he was assassinated.

Today, we honor Dr. King’s birthday but we do so not as a moment in history, but as a call to action today, to fight for dignity and respect for all workers in this country, just as Dr. King did in Memphis and throughout his too-short life.

 

Read more>> January 13, 2017

The TWU Veterans Committee will hold its next quarterly meeting January 31 (travel day) through February 3 in Phoenix, Arizona.
 Please RSVP as soon as possible to Recording Secretary Charlana Bilodeau and also to add any agenda items. Book your room by Jan. 12.

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Read more>> January 03, 2017

Brothers and Sisters:

The TWU International Administrative Committee and International staff extend to you and your families warm wishes for a happy, healthy holiday season.

This is a time for reflection and to make plans for 2017; a time to give thanks for one another, to evaluate what we accomplished, and to assess where we hope to be this time next year.

 

Read more>> December 23, 2016
The AFL-CIO will not be holding a conference this year; but TWU, along with the Black Heritage Society will still observe and celebrate the holiday in Houston, Texas, January 13 - 16, 2017.
Read more>> December 19, 2016

Seventy-five years ago today, the United States was attacked by Japan at Pearl Harbor, “a date which will live in infamy.”
 
Ninety minutes after the attack began, it was over—leaving 2,403 Americans dead and another 1,178 wounded. The U.S. was at war with Japan, and three days later, with Germany.
 
While the nation was stunned, the American people rolled up their sleeves and got to work: defending the country and keeping it running.
 
Just a week after the attack, TWU founder Michael Quill addressed a rally in New York, organized by the Greater New York Industrial Union Council.


 

Read more>> December 07, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving to TWU members and their families
 
From the leadership and international staff of TWU, we’d like to extend a heartfelt wish for a joyous Thanksgiving to all of our members.
 
We know this is the busiest travel time of the year and many of you are working on Thanksgiving Day itself to keep your fellow Americans safe as they travel to see family or head to work themselves.

 

Read more>> November 23, 2016

The Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO joins with millions of grateful Americans in recognizing the sacrifice and commitment of our veterans of the armed forces.

On Veterans Day and every day, we are honored to count among TWU’s members thousands of veterans from all branches of the U.S. military who have protected this great nation. We thank you for your service.

 

 

Read more>> November 10, 2016
Election Day is here.
 
TWU has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, and we want to make sure our members know their rights before they go in the voting booth this year.
Read more>> November 07, 2016

 

 

 

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