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The latest issue of the TWU Express magazine is hot off the presses and en route to TWU members across America. But you can get an advance look at the digital version of the issue right now!
 
Read more>> January 28, 2015
Quill Scholarship awards have benefitted hundreds of families throughout the TWU. Sons and daughters of our members in city passenger transit, railroad and air transportation, utilities, public employment, space installations, and allied industries are among those who began their college educations with the help of the TWU’s signature scholarship, bearing the name of our founder.
 
Read more>> January 28, 2015
Today, on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we must reaffirm our commitment to the fight for justice. From TWU's founding in 1934, our pursuit of absolute economic and social justice — regardless of race, gender, class or creed — has been this union's most core value and our highest goal. It falls to each of us to carry on our forbears' work with renewed conviction, in the face of today's continued systemic discrimination and violence. 
 
Read more>> January 19, 2015
Grounded in the Resolutions that came out of TWU's 24th Constitutional Convention, the International's education and training initiatives are transforming TWU representation at all levels of the union. The International Administrative Committee believes firmly that consistent, effective member representation is the bedrock of TWU's success — and is committed to empowering and strengthening our locals. That begins with getting all of our elected officers the training and information they need in order to deliver for members.
 
Read more>> January 14, 2015
As part of its work to train and empower local officers, TWU conducted a Secretary-Treasurers' seminar that included hands-on training so that officers can do the local union accounting and reporting work easily. Greeted on the first night by International President Harry Lombardo and International Secretary-Treasurer Alex Garcia, these local officers joined the ranks of over 350 treasurers who have taken this course since 1991.
 
Read more>> December 08, 2014
Brothers and Sisters, Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families! Q: What is TWU grateful for? A: Your commitment to our great union, your hard work every day on the job, and everything you do to lift up working men and women! 
 
Read more>> November 26, 2014
Today is Day 1 of the TWU Veterans Committee's three-day quarterly meeting, held in Miami, FL and jointly hosted by Local 291 and Local 570 leadership. As with every meeting of TWUVC, the objective is to triage all areas of TWUVC business, assess whether the Committee has met its benchmarks for progress on projects, and determine the agenda for the next three months.
 
Read more>> November 18, 2014
[November 11, 2014] Today, the Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO honors all veterans for their extraordinary service. We thank our veterans for the safety and security that we enjoy every day, and for their many sacrifices in protecting the American way of life. 
 
TWU is proud to count among our ranks thousands of veterans from all branches of the United States Armed Forces. These men and women exemplify the courage, commitment and brotherhood that defines the American spirit and champions our freedom to the world.
 
Read more>> November 10, 2014