TWU in the News

 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