FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 7, 2018 CONTACT: Pete Donohue Pdonohue@twu.org Washington, D.C. – In response to the release of the Senate Democrats’ Jobs & Infrastructure Plan for America’s Workers, Transport Workers Union, AFL-CIO (TWU) International President John Samuelsen issued the following statement: “We commend the Senate Democrats for the plan they released today that proposes […]
The TWU JCC Carmen/Coach Cleaners and TWU ASWC/OBS voted overwhelmingly to ratify the Amtrak Agreement, with 97 percent of the Carmen/Coach Cleaners and 94 percent of the ASWC/OBS members voting in favor of the agreement. Union leadership called the vote a solid display of confidence in the agreement and thank the members for their support.
TWU is saddened to announce the passing of George Jennings, who originally came out of the former Queens Private Bus Division as a Bus Operator for Local 100. Jennings later became a Local 100 Staff Representative for the Private Lines and was elected Vice President of the local covering Private Operations and School Bus in […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 12, 2018 CONTACT: Ori Korin firstname.lastname@example.org Transport Workers Union of America Reacts to Trump Administration’s Infrastructure Plan Washington, D.C. – In response to the White House’s infrastructure principles released today, Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO (TWU) International President John Samuelsen issued the following statement: “There’s no doubt that infrastructure in […]
Come back to Earth, Mayor Gimenez. You want a $170,000 raise while Miami-Dade Transit riders are suffering service cuts, delays, and equipment breakdowns? The TWU won’t stand by while the mayor blames blue collar workers for problems caused by lack of adequate funding and equipment. That’s why this full page ad ran today in the […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 23, 2018 TWU Railroad Carmen Ratify National Agreement TWU Carmen along with the TCU Brotherhood have voted overwhelmingly to ratify the National Agreement, with nearly 80% voting in favor. Union leadership called the vote a solid display of confidence in the agreement. The TWU leadership and negotiating team thank the membership […]
TWU is now accepting applications for the Michael J. Quill Scholarship Fund. This scholarship will offer 15 college-bound dependents of TWU members with a scholarship worth $4,800. This scholarship will be paid out per year in the amount of $1,200 to winners who continue to be eligible over their four-year course of study. The union has been […]
On January 5, 2018 the TWU reached a tentative agreement for our TWU/JCC (Mechanical) and TWU/ASWC (On-Board Service) Members together with our coalition bargaining partners. The Tentative Agreement provides significant wages with full Retroactive Pay beginning with the July 1, 2015 wage increase. Beginning January 1, 2018 members’ Health and Welfare will be frozen at […]
On Veterans Day and every day, we are honored to count among TWU’s members thousands of veterans from all branches of the U.S. military who have protected this great nation. We thank you for your service. Veterans Day 2017 from TWU International on Vimeo.
The wake of destruction left from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico is unimaginable. TWU members and retirees are not only facing the struggle of rebuilding homes and replacing belongings, but daily survival items such as food, water, medical supplies, and electricity are scarce. At the Transport Workers Union’s 25th Convention, delegates unanimously approved a resolution, […]