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
Published 08 Jun, 2016 TWU International President Harry Lombardo was recently honored for his outstanding leadership by Labor Press, New York’s leading source for daily labor news and industry information, at a celebration in New York. The event, held June 1, was also attended by a delegation from the AFL-CIO, led by Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth Shuler […]
1.3 Million Ohioans ask Governor “Can You Hear Us Now?” Published 30 Jun, 2011 A semi-truck stuffed with petitions delivered nearly 1.3 million signatures to the Ohio Secretary of State on June 29 in order to put union busting SB 5 up for a citizen’s veto. Thousands of Ohioans marched through the streets of the […]
Published 27 Sep, 2013 </div> <p style=”color: rgb(74, 74, 74);text-decoration: none;text-transform: none;background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);”>Two years too long was chanted by hundreds of TWU delegates as they rallied outside Allegiant headquarters to support the flight attendants of Local 577 who have spent the last two years battling Allegiant for a contract.<br /><br />“And we’ve […]
Published 18 Jul, 2014 TWU International and local elected officers and staff gather for the 2014 scholarship drawings at the TWU International union hall in Washington, DC. From left to right: (at front) Union Benefit Planners Vice President of Sales and Marketing Lori Goldberg, Local 101 Vice President Josephine Arroyo, International Executive Vice President and […]
TWU Represented at AFL-CIO MLK Civil & Human Rights Conference Published 19 Jan, 2015 </div></p> <div>Today, on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we must reaffirm our commitment to the fight for justice. From TWU’s founding in 1934, our pursuit of absolute economic and social justice—regardless of race, gender, class or creed—has been this union’s most […]
Published 13 Jan, 2016 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 […]
Published 05 Jul, 2016 We join the Hillary Clinton campaign in welcoming their new Deputy Labor Campaign Directors: Michele Gilliam, a former TWU Local 100 staffer who worked as the New York Political Director on the Bernie Sanders campaign, and Lori D’Orazio, who formerly worked at the AFL-CIO and UAW. They join Nikki Budzinski, Labor […]
Published 12 Jun, 2016 The Transport Workers Union of America stands in solidarity with the victims of the Orlando massacre and all of the families, loved ones, workers, and community members affected by this tragedy. We are reminded of the words of Martin Niemöller, who wrote: First they came for the Socialists, and I did […]