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
The AFL-CIO will not be holding a conference this year; but TWU, along with the Black Heritage Society will still observe and celebrate the holiday in Houston, Texas, January 13 – 16, 2017. For more information about the event, including costs and how to register, please read this memo from John Bland, International Administrative Vice […]
Seventy-five years ago today, the United States was attacked by Japan at Pearl Harbor, “a date which will live in infamy.” Ninety minutes after the attack began, it was over—leaving 2,403 Americans dead and another 1,178 wounded. The U.S. was at war with Japan, and three days later, with Germany. While the nation […]
Happy Thanksgiving to TWU members and their families From the leadership and international staff of TWU, we’d like to extend a heartfelt wish for a joyous Thanksgiving to all of our members. We know this is the busiest travel time of the year and many of you are working on Thanksgiving Day itself […]
The Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO joins with millions of grateful Americans in recognizing the sacrifice and commitment of our veterans of the armed forces. On Veterans Day and every day, we are honored to count among TWU’s members thousands of veterans from all branches of the U.S. military who have protected this great […]
Election Day is here. TWU has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, and we want to make sure our members know their rights before they go in the voting booth this year. Here’s what you need to know: Many states offer same-day voter registration. If you didn’t have a chance to register before Election Day, in […]
As union members, friends, and allies, we cannot sit on the sidelines while anti-labor politicians try to court union voters. It’s time to take action and stand up for the rights of all union members. TWU represents nearly 140,000 working people nationwide, and many of them are veterans. In our latest video, TWU vets and […]
What does Hillary stand for? She stands for… Expanding collective bargaining rights. Protecting workers’ rights. Empowering working people. Investing in good jobs. Support for airline and railroad worker bargaining rights. Promoting fair compensation. Her record proves it. If you’re out there taking hits for Hillary by correcting the record, pointing out lies, and shedding […]
Know Your Rights on Election Day Published 07 Nov, 2016 Election Day is here. TWU has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, and we want to make sure our members know their rights before they go in the voting booth this year. Here’s what you need to know: Many states offer same-day voter registration. If you […]