The Rail Division represents members at Amtrak, CSX, Norfolk Southern, Conrail, and some of the Northeast’s largest regional rail systems. We are proud to be the voice of car inspectors, car repairmen, welders, crane operators, carpenters, on-board service workers, cleaners, trackmen, and flagmen at the bargaining table, fighting for fairer wages, increased safety, and better benefits for the hardworking people who keep our trains and freight rail moving.
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Rail Division Updates
Rail Division Updates
March 1 kicks off a month dedicated to celebrating Women’s History. The TWU International will be spending the next 31 days shining a bright spotlight on the incredible feats women accomplish each and every day. Before Covid-19 times and throughout this pandemic, they silently overcome obstacles while skillfully performing their day-to-day duties – whether they […]
Press Release: The TWU Congratulates Pete Buttigieg Following Confirmation as Department of Transportation Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 2, 2021 Contact: Denise Romano at email@example.com The TWU Congratulates Pete Buttigieg Following Confirmation as Department of Transportation Secretary The following statement can be attributed to Transport Workers Union of America International President John Samuelsen, following the confirmation of Pete Buttigieg as Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary. “Secretary Pete Buttigieg is more […]
COORDINATED BARGAINING COALITION January 22, 2021 — The Rail Unions comprising the Coordinated Bargaining Coalition (CBC), negotiating together in the current round of National Negotiations, have issued the following statement: The CBC and the nation’s Rail Carriers first met concerning the November 1, 2019 Section 6 Notices in January 2020. Although the COVID 19 Pandemic […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2021 Contact: Travis Reuther, firstname.lastname@example.org The TWU Looks Forward to Working with President Biden and Vice President Harris Following the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, the following statement should be attributed to Transport Workers Union (TWU) President John Samuelsen: “The TWU is proud to congratulate […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2021 Contact: Travis Reuther, email@example.com The Biden Administration’s Mask Mandate Will Save Lives In response to the Biden Administration’s announcement of a federal mask mandate, the following statement should be attributed to Transport Workers Union (TWU) President John Samuelsen: “It’s about damn time our government lived up to its obligations […]
TWU Members, As we prepare for the presidential inauguration on Wednesday, our top priority is ensuring the safety of all transport workers. We urge you to use caution in the coming days. The events of the past few weeks in Washington, DC and several state capitals, including the breaching of the United States Capitol, have […]
In 1961, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at the TWU’s Constitutional Convention, “It is faith that keeps us going, and with this faith we will be able to adjourn the councils of despair and bring new light into the dark changers of pessimism, and then, on that new day, when that day comes, […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15, 2021 Contact: Denise Romano, firstname.lastname@example.org The TWU Applauds President-Elect Biden’s Covid-19 Relief Package WASHINGTON, DC – President Elect Joe Biden released a comprehensive $1.9 trillion stimulus plan on Jan 14. It includes a Covid-19 relief package designed to protect the health and safety of frontline workers, as well as prevent […]