Members of the TWU Young Workers Committee met at International headquarters in Washington, DC on June 28. They are planning their upcoming conference in Dallas, Nov. 30 through Dec. 2.
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Jet Blue Inflight Crewmembers on the bargaining team met at the TWU’s International headquarters on June 28 to discuss upcoming contract negotiations.
June 28, 2018 I am pleased to announce the Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO (TWU) has filed for a representational election with the National Mediation Board (NMB) on behalf of the Spirit Airlines Customer Service Agents. You are one step closer to your goal of uniting and establishing your voice in your workplace and […]
On June 15, Alaska Airlines and the Transport Workers Union (TWU) announced that they reached a Merger Transition Agreement in Principle for dispatchers. If ratified, it will combine the Boeing and Airbus dispatch groups into a single group. The agreement, which would be in lieu of normal Section 6 negotiations scheduled for later this year, […]
Columbus City Council Passes Resolution in Support of the TWU’s Fight Against Driverless Buses! This Historic Move Represents A Battle Victory in Our War Against Autonomous Buses
When Columbus, Ohio was awarded the U.S. Department of Transportation SMART city challenge grant last year, local elected officials talked about bringing the city into the 21st century by introducing cutting-edge technology into the transportation sector which would be led by a group called SMART Columbus– but no one thought they would want to eliminate Bus […]
Two TWU Local 1400 members saved the life of a 69-year-old man when he went into cardiac emergency while riding a New Jersey Transit bus on June 4. The Ridgewood-bound bus just left the Port Authority terminal when the passenger started feeling ill. A fellow rider began performing CPR until police arrived, just outside the […]
June 7, 2018 Contact: Denise Romano, TWU Communications, 202-719-3837 Washington, DC – Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and Representatives John Garamendi (D-CA) and Dan Donovan (R-NY) put aviation passengers, workers and safety first by introducing the Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Disclosure Act of 2018 (H.R. 6028 S. 3026) earlier today. This commonsense, bipartisan legislation requires public reporting of U.S. […]
Local 1460 President Amy Griffin spent May 31 and June 1 on the ground talking to members, letting them know about Amtrak President Richard Anderson’s plans to cut dining car service from the Lake Shore Limited and Capitol Limited lines, beginning June 1. Griffin was joined by Unite Here General Chair Dwayne Bateman, who stressed […]
Thousands of TWU Local 100 members, joined by representatives from TWU International leadership, flooded the streets of lower Manhattan Tuesday night, as the local prepares to open negotiations with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). An estimated 7,000 members armed with signs, songs and chants made their voices heard loud and clear in front of MTA […]
Published 19 May, 2014 Metropolitan Transportation Authority employees who run New York City’s subway and bus system overwhelmingly voted in favor a tentative contract deal that would provide retroactive pay and boosts in benefits. Transport Workers Union Approves Contract: Workers Vote in Favor of the Deal by an 82% Margin *Click here to read this […]