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 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
Published 27 May, 2016 International President Harry Lombardo reflects on Memorial Day in this video message to members. Having trouble viewing the video below? Watch on YouTube. Memorial Day originated as Decoration Day after the Civil War in 1868, when an organization of veterans in Illinois established it as a time for the nation to decorate […]
Published 19 May, 2011 For 40 years Amtrak has provided travelers with rail service between cities and towns across the U.S., but the publicly run company has faced challenges of underfunding, threats of privatization and changing management, which has created a turbulent environment for Amtrak workers, according to an article in Progressive Railroading that features TWU International […]
Published 11 Nov, 2013 Our veterans in the TWU are not only a tremendous source of pride for all union members, but also a source of aid and inspiration to the membership and their communities. Since its founding in 1934, the TWU has had the honor of counting among its membership generations of military veterans, […]
Published 05 Sep, 2014 </div></p> <div>At its last summit meeting in August, held at the TWU Local 100 union hall in Brooklyn, NY, the TWU Veterans Committee (TWUVC) established a focused plan of action to make national strides on veterans’ issues. The midterm elections are upon us, and the TWUVC is in a position to […]