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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

On October 6, as Hurricane Matthew was bearing down on Florida, two of TWU’s newest members were badly injured at Orlando International Airport.

The TWU Local 525 members—baggage handlers with Swissport who recently voted to join the union—were loading a plane bound for Dublin when the accident occurred.

During the operation, a can-loader malfunctioned and engulfed both employees in flames. The specifics of the accident are still under investigation.


Read more>> October 08, 2016

Local News

A number of heroic MTA/NYCT workers among TWU Local 100's ranks have been nominated for Hometown Heroes in Transit awards, which honor exceptional bus and subway workers. Who are these heroes? Among them is a group of fast-moving MTA trackmen who saved the life of a co-worker about to fall 60 feet to the street from an elevated subway line in Brooklyn, and a 90-year-old subway machinist (and World War II veteran) who makes parts for workhorse trains that were built decades ago.
Read more>> November 07, 2014




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