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TWU Blasts American Airlines, Southwest Airlines CEO for Hiding Compliance Failures, Severely Jeopardizing Safety
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 7, 2019 Contact: Denise Romano, 202-719-3837 On February 6, Transport Workers of America, AFL-CIO (TWU) International President John Samuelsen sent letters to American Airlines CEO Doug Parker and Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly, demanding they stop covering up airline maintenance program compliance erros. The letters come on the heels of a […]
President Samuelsen Appointed to International Transport Worker Federation’s Urban Transport Committee
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Denise Romano at 202-719-3837 February 6, 2019 Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO (TWU) International President John Samuelsen was appointed to the International Transport Worker Federation’s (ITF) Urban Transport Committee (UTC). The UTC is a joint activity of the ITF Railway Workers’ Section and the ITF Road Transport Workers’ Section on […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 9, 2019 Contact: Denise Romano, 202-719-3837 TWU and UPS Negotiations Reach Impasse Over Contract Proposal After 46 months of bargaining, Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) believes contract negotiations between the Union’s Aircraft Dispatchers and United Parcel Service (UPS) have come to an impasse. The parties have been engaged in […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TWU Contact: John Feltz, 732-567-5262 UNITE HERE Contact: Donald Boyd, 312-404-3526 TCU/IAM Contact: Jack Dinsdale, 661-204-6909 Survey Says: Amtrak Passengers Prefer Skilled, Trained Onboard Service Workers Unions Call for Firing of Chief Executive Outsourcer Richard Anderson On Monday, December 17, members of the Amtrak Service Workers Council (ASWC), comprising the Transportation Workers Union of America (TWU), UNITE […]