Today marks the 18th anniversary of one of the most tragic of days in modern history. The Transport Workers Union honors the sacrifices made by Cabin Crews, Passengers, First Responders and all the innocent victims who perished on September 11, 2001. As we remember the tragic events that unfolded on 9/11 we ask that you […]
The entire TWU International Administrative Committee and staff wish our hardworking members and their families a very Happy Labor Day! This is our holiday – a day to celebrate all the progress the trade union movement has made. Whether you spend your weekend grilling with your family or on the job keeping America moving, take […]
August 28, 2019 To All Our Brothers and Sisters in Puerto Rico, The TWU International understands how distressed and uneasy many of you may be feeling right now as Tropical Storm Dorian approaches. Please make sure that you take any and all measures necessary to keep you and your families safe. We know that Puerto […]
TWU’s Transit, Universities, Utilities and Services Division (TUUS) and COPE hosted a Democratic Debate Watch Party on Tuesday, July 30 in Columbus, Ohio. The party was part of a conference to address autonomous technology and to bring it to the attention of the State Conferences as we transition the autonomous technology fight to include all […]
Led by Transit Director Curtis Tate, the Transit, Universities, Utilities and Services (TUUS) staff embarked on a week-long 1,500-mile road trip to visit midwestern transit locals. The staff flew to Ohio where they boarded a vehicle and began the 1,500-mile trip, which took them through the states of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska. […]
The TWU organizing machine is in full swing. Under this new leadership, the Transport Workers Union has just won our 20th new worker organizing drive. We continue to grow and thrive across the entire transport sector. Since 2017, our membership has increased from 137,000 to 151,000. The TWU is by far the fastest growing union in […]
On June 5, the TWU International sent a letter to members of Congress, expressing our support for the Transit Infrastructure Vehicle Security Act (H.R. 2739). Click here to read the letter.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Pete Donohue, 917-796-8176 May 24, 2019 TWU Condemns FTA for Failing to Protect Transit Operators WASHINGTON, DC. – The Transport Workers Union (TWU) International President John Samuelsen released the following statement today in regard to the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Notice, billed as Protecting Public Transportation Operators from the Risk of […]