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Published 21 Jul, 2016 It was a nostalgic and joyful evening for Local 208 on July 16 as it celebrated 75 years of working on behalf of transit workers in Columbus, Ohio. Local 208 President Andrew Jordan and his executive board were hosts for the evening that brought together representatives of the International union as […]
Published 31 Mar, 2016 This week, the Supreme Court officially deadlocked in the Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association case, effectively allowing the lower court’s decision in the case to stand. It was a victory for organized labor, but only a temporary reprieve from other harmful anti-worker cases making their way through the judicial system. The […]
Published 30 Jan, 2014 </div> <div>At TWU’s 1961 Constitutional Convention, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. told our delegates that he drew inspiration in the fight for civil rights from their independence of mind: “I want to say a word about your President, Mike Quill, and some of your other leaders whom I have met. There […]
Education & Training Workshops Build Stewards’ Expertise Published 10 Sep, 2014 Over the past few months, TWU has rolled out a program of intensive education and training workshops at our locals across the country. Coordinated and overseen by Education Consultant Robert Wechsler, Ph.D., these focused sessions are tailored to the needs of specific union representatives […]