The Transit, Universities, Utilities, and Services Division (TUUS) is the union’s largest, representing bus and train operators, mechanics, engineers, supervisors, cleaners, ticket agents and other titles at some of the nation’s busiest public transit systems, including MTA (New York), SEPTA (Philadelphia), MUNI (San Francisco), COTA (Columbus), METRO (Houston), NICE (Long Island), Miami-Dade County Transit, and others.
This dynamic division also represents school bus drivers, para-transit and tour bus operators, as well as operations and maintenance workers at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Brooklyn’s National Grid, Columbia University, Julliard, Barnard College, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, and in cities, towns, and municipalities around the country. The division spans both public and private employers, negotiating and administering many of the industry’s leading contracts, and setting the standard for 21st-century organizing, with a successful effort to unionize bikeshare workers in Boston, Chicago, New York, and Washington, D.C.
For individual contract information, please visit the local website or contact your local.
Transit Division Updates
Transit Division Updates
Published 07 Apr, 2016 In a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today, TWU joined other unions in the AFL-CIO’s Transportation Trades Department in urging the secretary to issue a rule to protect bus drivers and other transit operators from physical assault. The letter, signed by International President Harry Lombardo and seven other union leaders, points […]
Published 07 Oct, 2016 We can all use more cake in our lives. But this election season, it’s even more important that we bake a strong labor layer cake, together. In the latest video from TWU International, find an authentic American recipe for making a delicious cake that contains collective bargaining rights, dignity and respect […]
Published 02 Jun, 2016 TWU’s Veterans Committee is asking all our TWU brothers and sisters to reach out to Congress on behalf of the men and women who have served in the armed forces and receive their health care from the VA. Some in Congress are looking to shut down the entire VA health care […]
Published 19 Jul, 2011 Over 30 women from TWU Air and Transit Division locals are attending the three-day Working Women’s Committee meeting this week in Cocoa Beach, Florida hosted by TWU Local 525. Participants are discussing issues facing women on the job and working families as well as getting a tour of the Cape Canaveral […]
Published 12 Jan, 2012 TWU Local 252 members overwhelming voted to ratify a new contract with Veolia Transportation Inc., the company responsible for the new Nassau Inter County Express (NICE) bus system in Nassau County as of January 1. The contract was ratified by a tally of 400 “Yes” votes 29 “No” votes by fixed […]
Published 03 Aug, 2013 WASHINGTON, D.C. — International Vice President and Transit Director Jeff Brooks, at the request of, Senate Democrats Barbara Mikulski (speaking), Harry Reid, Dick Durbin, Charles Schumer, and Patty Murray stood shoulder to shoulder with them during a press conference held at the Capitol on August 1. The Press conference was called to discuss the impact on the livelihood of […]
Published 19 Dec, 2013 </div> <div>At Local 100’s annual Mass Membership Meeting on December 14, TWU International President Harry Lombardo delivered a rousing call to action to the assembled crowd of hundreds—preaching renewed unity and an end to TWU’s support for politicians who don’t deliver. “We need to stop hurting and fighting one another and […]