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, 2016 Fifty years ago today, just days after leading a successful transit strike that brought New York City to its knees, TWU’s founder and fiery leader Michael J. Quill passed away. While commemorating the anniversary of his death, TWU members honor Quill’s legacy every day by fighting against discrimination, improving workplace […]
Published 01 Jul, 2016 July 4, 2016 In a year more noted for its sharp political divides, it is important that we come together as a union to celebrate what ties us together at TWU and what binds us as a nation. This weekend while we celebrate our country’s birth, TWU International President Harry Lombardo […]
Published 24 Mar, 2016 On a cloudy Saturday in mid-March, TWU Local 2015 paid tribute to the late James Riley, former president of the local, during the 41st annual Wilmington, Del., St. Patrick’s Day parade. Brother Riley died unexpectedly last April and the local and his family felt that honoring his memory in the parade […]
Fleet & Ground Service Workers at AA Reach Tentative Agreement Published 26 Oct, 2011 The TWU Fleet Service and Ground Service Bargaining Committee at American Airlines, representing more than 11,000 workers at dozens of locations across the United States, has reached a tentative agreement for a new four-year labor contract. The proposed pact includes a […]
Published 11 Mar, 2014 Bob Crow, the fighting leader of the United Kingdom’s National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT), died unexpectedly early on Tuesday morning at the age of 52. This tragedy comes just weeks after Crow led Tube workers in a successful two-day strike over the London Underground’s plan to cut […]
Published 28 Oct, 2014 LAST UPDATED: MARCH 2015 Brothers and Sisters: As the situation develops, TWU will be posting the most current and useful safety and health informational resources on this page, in addition to hand-distributing them in the field and via individual locals’ unique means of communications with members. Please bookmark this page and check […]
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Published 28 Jan, 2016 While everyone else was bundled up inside, TWU members all over the East Coast were suiting up to tackle the record-breaking blizzard. As the snow came down, our members were digging out subway stations, de-icing planes, clearing off bridges, restoring power, and doing their best to keep transportation and utility systems […]