Today, TWU sent letters of support to both the U.S. House and Senate urging lawmakers to cosponsor the Transit Worker and Pedestrian Protection Act (H.R. 1139/S. 436). This bill is essential to helping protect transit operators around the country from the brutal assaults we face every day. H.R. 1139/S. 436 would require local transit agencies […]
Health & Safety
At last week’s Air and Transit Division President’s Joint Council Meeting in Orlando, there was some discussion about Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) drug and alcohol testing regulations. Click here to read about testing procedures. If you have further questions or need more information, please contact your Local Staff Representative.
Augusta Community to Deliver Petition to Richmond County Board of Education: Put the Brakes on Toxic School Buses
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TWU Contact: Heather Laverty, 269-598-2235 Bus Driver Contact: Yolanda Brown, 706-513-4879 Parent Contact: Timothy Howard, 706-399-1367 April 22, 2019 Augusta Community to Deliver Petition to Richmond County Board of Education: Put the Brakes on Toxic School Buses WHEN: Tuesday, April 23 at 6 p.m. WHERE: 864 Broad Street, Central Office Boardroom, Augusta, Georgia WHO: The […]
On March 13, a run-of-the-mill Air Division Safety Meeting quickly became a real-life lesson, when one TWU member began choking on his lunch and was saved by his union brothers. After a long morning session, attendees were especially hungry when lunch arrived. Local 568 Safety Chair Joe Rodriguez took the first bite of his steak […]