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After six years at the bargaining table, members of Local 1400 overwhelmingly ratified a 10-year contract with the Port Authority of NY & NJ on July 27. An unprecedented 77% of the members cast ballots with 97% voting “Yes” to ratify the contract. Contract Highlights Compounded wage increases totaling 29.87% for members with 10 years […]
The picket line outside the entrance to the Kennedy Space Center on July 27 was nearly a quarter mile long, as hundreds braved the broiling heat to support TWU Local 525. Members from TWU locals across the country, TWU International Representatives and the TWU International Working Women’s Committee took part in the Day of Action, […]
Amtrak Service Workers Council ‘Will Never, Ever Back Down’! Demands Meeting with President Anderson
The Amtrak Service Workers Council (ASWC) held a lively press conference in front of 1 Massachusetts Ave NW in Washington, DC – steps away from Union Station – on Wednesday, July 18. Demands to restore careers and service serenaded the Amtrak board of directors’ meeting taking place inside. The ASWC consists of three unions that […]
TWU Members Vote Overwhelmingly to Ratify Merger Transition Agreement for Alaska Airlines Dispatchers
On July 16, Transport Workers Union (TWU) members voted overwhelmingly to ratify a Merger Transition Agreement for the Dispatchers at Alaska Airlines. This ratification vote will combine the Boeing and Airbus dispatch groups into a single group, completing the final step in the Alaska Airlines/Virgin America merger. This agreement includes a two-year extension of the […]