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 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 […]
Published 15 Jun, 2011 Dear Sisters and Brothers: Due to the disability retirement of International Administrative Vice President, Susan Resch, the TWU International Executive Council, at the IEC meeting on June 7, 2011, endorsed International Vice President and Railroad Division Director, Gary Maslanka to fill the remainder of the vacated term, as outlined in the […]
Published 04 Oct, 2013 The TWU Veterans Committee (TWUVC) has a history of dedicating its time and efforts ensuring those who served our country are given what they need and deserve. This holiday season, in conjunction with Operation Military Embrace, the TWUVC is working to ensure our Wounded Warriors and their families will have a […]
Published 06 Aug, 2014 Today marks Day 2 of the TWU Veterans Committee’s three-day conference, taking place at the Local 100 union hall in Brooklyn, NY. The summit aims to unify and empower TWU veterans of the armed forces and support the development of veterans committee groups at our locals across the country. Elected officials, […]
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 […]