Press Releases & Statements

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Starting Monday, May 4, Oriana (Ori) Korin will be joining TWU, as the director of our communications department.

Read more>> May 01, 2015
Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) President Harry Lombardo testified before Congress today on the need to find a long-term, sustainable source of funding for transportation infrastructure in America, while also stressing the need to protect transit workers on the job.  His remarks came in testimony during the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs’ hearing on reauthorizing MAP-21, the federal surface transportation legislation.  
 
Read more>> April 23, 2015
Today the presidents of the Air Line Pilots Association International, the Allied Pilots Association, the Association of Flight Attendants, the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, Communications Workers of America, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO sent a letter to Congress urging members to call on the U.S. government to open consultations with Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.
 
Read more>> April 16, 2015

Media Coverage

Starting Monday, May 4, Oriana (Ori) Korin will be joining TWU, as the director of our communications department.

Read more>> May 01, 2015
EXCLUSIVE: Mario Maisonet had his leg amputated after developing a bad infection in his leg from a bug bite in Florida. Before that, he had passed the civil service exam to ditch his MTA bus driver job and become a motorman. He's still on the path.
 
Read more>> October 09, 2014

WASHINGTON -- Three years after a failed bid to unionize, flight attendants at Virgin America airlines on Wednesday voted decisively to join the Transport Workers Union.

Read more>> August 14, 2014