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Can’t get tickets to Hamilton the Musical? Then check out what our first Treasury Secretary and the rest of the Founding Fathers have to say about the 2016 Election in the latest video from TWU International.
Spend time at the National Portrait Gallery and listen in as Washington, Jefferson, Hamilton, Adams and Franklin discuss the state of the current presidential election and what it may mean for the future of the country they forged nearly 250 years ago.


Read more>> October 13, 2016

We can all use more cake in our lives. But this election season, it’s even more important that we bake a strong labor layer cake, together.
In the latest video from TWU International, find an authentic American recipe for making a delicious cake that contains collective bargaining rights, dignity and respect in the workplace, a decent living wage, and strong healthcare benefits.

Read more>> October 07, 2016
When a first responder falls in the line of duty, communities often lower flags to half-staff as a sign of respect. So earlier this week when a firefighter lost his life battling a fire in the Bronx, members of Local 100 at the Kingsbridge Depot in New York lowered the facility’s massive flag to honor his service.
FDNY Battalion Chief Michael Fahy died in the line of duty on Tuesday, when a house exploded in the Bronx and he was hit by falling debris. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered the flags lowered on all city buildings as a tribute, and Local 100 workers did just that.
Read more>> September 29, 2016

Happy Labor Day from TWU! This holiday represents an important opportunity to reflect on the labor movement's rich history. Whether you spend the weekend grilling with your family or on the job keeping America moving, take a moment to remember what unions have fought for: workplace safety, retirement security, a living wage, and more.

Read more>> September 02, 2016

For nearly four years, TWU Local 525 in Florida has been fighting for proper vacation and severance pay for nine members who lost their jobs when their company’s contract with the U.S. Air Force ended. Like Local 526 and Local 527, Local 525 represents civilian employees under contract at military bases.

In May, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit handed down a decision mandating that the government contractor, Hallmark-Phoenix 3 LLC, pay all severance, vacation, and lead payments owed to employees who were laid off after a successful in-sourcing effort by the Air Force at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.


Read more>> August 17, 2016

Negotiations at American Airlines have dragged on long enough. We want to hold the company accountable to the promises they make at the bargaining table — but we need your help. 

Read more>> July 22, 2016

It was a nostalgic and joyful evening for Local 208 on July 16 as it celebrated 75 years of working on behalf of transit workers in Columbus, Ohio.
Local 208 President Andrew Jordan and his executive board were hosts for the evening that brought together representatives of the International union as well as other Ohio-based locals, and even Local 1460 from New York.
International President Harry Lombardo, Executive Vice President John Samuelsen, Administrative Vice President Gary Maslanka, and Vice President and Transit Division Director Jerome Lafragola were joined by other members of the International staff in congratulating the local.


Read more>> July 21, 2016
July 4, 2016
In a year more noted for its sharp political divides, it is important that we come together as a union to celebrate what ties us together at TWU and what binds us as a nation.
This weekend while we celebrate our country’s birth, TWU International President Harry Lombardo has a special message for our members, many of whom are on the job this holiday. “As we celebrate our independence, let us please remember that independence and rights as citizens under our Constitution require us to be civically responsible. We have to exercise our rights in order to preserve them and that fight goes on every single day,” says Lombardo in a video message.
Read more>> July 01, 2016




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