Press Releases & Statements

Contact: Oriana Korin | okorin@twu.org
Statement of Harry Lombardo, President, Transport Workers Union of America
 
“In a victory for working people, the House of Representatives today rejected the Fast Track trade package.  The war is not over, but we won a significant battle against a secret trade deal that would export American jobs, undercut labor rights, undermine environmental protections and allow corporations outside the United States to sue state and local governments in a private tribunal if our laws posed a threat to their pursuit of profits.
 
“TWU will continue to stand up against this unfair trade legislation until we are victorious in this fight.”
Read more>> June 12, 2015

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