TWU Local 2054 leadership, including President Tommy Murray, lobbied the Rhode Island and Massachusetts congressional delegation on March 27. They asked Congressmembers to investigate the crooked and corrupt French company, Keolis, as well as its ability to provide reliable service as a responsible commuter rail operator in the states of Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
JetBlue Pilot Wins Major Worker Compensation for Toxic Fume Exposure; ‘Airlines Appear to Be More Concerned About Keeping Planes in The Air Than Worker Safety’
When JetBlue pilot Captain Andrew Myers experienced a career-ending toxic fume event in January 2017, the carrier denied his claim. But on July 31, the Oregon Workers’ Compensation Board ruled in his favor in a major case, accusing airlines of being “more concerned about keeping planes in the air than worker safety.” “This case involved […]
RELEASE: United Rail Unions Sue to Block Carriers from Modifying Healthcare Benefits without Bargaining
Washington, DC, August 7 — On August 5, 2020, 12 rail unions whose members and their families are covered by the NRC/UTU Plan and the Railroad Employees National Health and Welfare Plan, filed suit against the nation’s Class I railroad carriers in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. The suit asks […]
RELEASE: Aviation Labor Leaders Applaud Bipartisan Majority Push for Extension of Payroll Support Program
Aviation Labor Leaders Applaud Bipartisan Majority Push for Extension of Payroll Support Program Washington, DC – Leaders of the Air Line Pilots Association, Allied Pilots Association, Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, Association of Professional Flight Attendants, Communications Workers of America, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, National Air Traffic Controllers Association, […]