TWU in the News

September 9, Transport Workers Union president: Members will face job cuts without coronavirus bailout. Hill TV

September 9, Six Months Into the Pandemic, Transit Workers Are Still Dying—With No End in Sight, The American Prospect

June 15, The Future of Flying, Huffington Post  

May 19, President Samuelsen on the Chris Hansen Show, YouTube 

May 18, As limits end, transit worker fears rise, The Washington Post

May 13 – International President John Samuelsen Discusses the Impact of Covid-19, Rick Smith Show

May 4: Virus Lays Bare Inequality on Buses, Trains With Deadly Results, Bloomberg Law 

April 29: PA: SEPTA has made progress on employees’ coronavirus safety demands, union president says, Philadelphia Inquirer

April 28: Union challenges Miami-Dade Transit director to endure shift on bus amid coronavirus crisis, Local 10

April 28: From Subways To Airlines, All Passengers Should Wear Masks, Labor Union Says, Forbes

April 24: Bus Driver Brings Food To Homebound Seniors, NBC New York

April 24: SEPTA, TWU Continue Negotiations Over COVID-19 Protections. CBSPhilly

April 23: American Airlines Begins Monitoring the Temperature Of Ground Crews at DFW, NBCDFW

April 22: SEPTA workers demand safety changes, 6ABC

April 21: TWU Balks at Southwest’s Request for Concessions, AviationPros

April 20: New York transit authority weighs death payout as states’ front-line coronavirus tolls soar, The Star

April 20: Revealed: nearly 100 US transit workers have died of Covid-19 amid lack of basic protections, The Guardian

April 19: NYC transit workers want preferential shopping treatment at stores, Pix11

April 17: Southwest Airlines wants contract concessions from workers after getting federal aid, The Dallas Morning News

April 9: New York’s Transit Workers Keep Getting Sick, The Nation

April 8: Crisis Takes Staggering Toll on Subways, New York Times

April 6: TWU President Samuelsen CNBC

April 6: Mass Transit: TWU & ATU Join Forces

April 4: A Tale of Two Agencies, The Daily News

April 1: TWU President John Samuelsen on Working Life Podcast

April 1: SEPTA employees call for greater protections, Philadelphia Inquirer

March 30: TWU President Samuelsen Good Day NY

March 25: SF Muni operator tests positive for COVID-19, SF Examiner

March 18: COTA suspends fares and changes some routes, Columbus Dispatch