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In response to a lawsuit filed today by several companies challenging the constitutionality of AB 5, California’s new law to protect workers from misclassification, TWU president John Samuelsen issued the following statement: “How many times to do these companies plan to lose this fight before they acknowledge their workers’ rights? Misclassified workers have already won […]
Transportation Labor Leaders: Lawmakers Must Ensure One Level of Safety, Security in Aircraft Maintenance Industry
November 20, 2019 Washington, D.C. – John Samuelsen, international president of the Transport Workers Union of America (TWU), Sito Pantoja, general vice president of the International Association of Machinists (IAM), Mike Perrone, president of the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists (PASS), and Larry Willis, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issue this joint statement […]
The TWU Takes Over Broadway at Local 100 Contract Rally – International In “Lock Step” with Local 100
Deafening shouts of “We Move this City,” “No Contract, No Peace” and “We’ve Got the Power” echoed down Broadway as TWU International President John Samuelsen led a rogue march of hundreds of transit workers from New York City Hall to MTA headquarters on October 30. Waiting for them and taking over the street for blocks […]
STATEMENT OF THE TRANSPORT WORKERS UNION OF AMERICA, AFL-CIO (TWU) “The Transport Workers Union is shocked by the reported allegations of airplane sabotage by an employee. If these allegations of sabotage are true, they are outrageous and indefensible, and we fully condemn such actions. Our mechanics are highly trained professionals who are dedicated to performing […]