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 28 Jan, 2015 TWU is now accepting applications for the Michael J. Quill Scholarship Fund’s 2015 cycle. Since 1969, TWU has awarded 15 four-year college scholarships each year to college-bound dependents of TWU members. Each award recipient receives $1,200 annually, for a total of $4,800 over the four-year college period. Quill Scholarship awards have […]
Published 14 Jun, 2016 Brothers and Sisters: The International Administrative Committee is proud to announce TWU’s endorsement of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for President. As Election 2016 nears, we hope each and every one of you will consider this endorsement and the great privilege that comes with voting. We hear from many of […]
Published 26 May, 2011 Transport Workers Union of America President, James C. Little was one of two labor union presidents and 16 other principal officers of various organizations, including Amtrak, participating in a discussion on “Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure” with the Senate Democratic Caucus on May 25, 2011. The dialogue focused on job creation, the impact […]
Published 06 Nov, 2013 On October 30, locals from all three divisions across Ohio and Michigan convened a meeting of the Ohio/Michigan State Conference, held quarterly. Political initiatives on the table ran the gamut from impending right-to-work legislation in Ohio to a recently introduced transit worker assault bill. Our locals in the region are expecting […]
Published 01 Sep, 2014 On Labor Day, we celebrate our nation’s proud tradition of labor activism and the determination and fighting spirit of the American worker. Brothers and Sisters, we — the working class — built this country and are responsible for its continued prosperity. It is a fact that industrial trade unions, including the […]
Published 28 Jan, 2015 The latest issue of the TWU Express is hot off the presses and en route to TWU members across America. But you can get an advance look at the digital version of the issue right now! Read the full issue Read and download previous issues …Return
Published 20 Jan, 2016 You can now connect with us on Instagram! Follow @TransportWorker for updates from the ground (and from the skies!) If you were at the MLK Day parade in Washington, DC, tag your posts with #1uMLK so we can see them. You can also connect with us on Facebook and Twitter (@TransportWorker). …Return