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On June 15, Alaska Airlines and the Transport Workers Union (TWU) announced that they reached a Merger Transition Agreement in Principle for dispatchers. If ratified, it will combine the Boeing and Airbus dispatch groups into a single group. The agreement, which would be in lieu of normal Section 6 negotiations scheduled for later this year, […]
June 7, 2018 Contact: Denise Romano, TWU Communications, 202-719-3837 Washington, DC – Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and Representatives John Garamendi (D-CA) and Dan Donovan (R-NY) put aviation passengers, workers and safety first by introducing the Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Disclosure Act of 2018 (H.R. 6028 S. 3026) earlier today. This commonsense, bipartisan legislation requires public reporting of U.S. […]
Established in 1969, the Quill Scholarship Fund provides 15 scholarships worth $4,800 to college-bound dependents of TWU members. It is paid out every year in the amount of $1,200 to winners who continue to be eligible over their four-year course of study. The money is paid directly to the recipient’s accredited college or university and […]
May 29, 2018 Contact: John Feltz (732) 567-5262 Amtrak Service Workers Council Denounces Dining Car Service Cuts Transport Workers Union, UNITE-HERE, TCU-IAM The Amtrak Service Workers Council (ASWC) denounces Amtrak’s plan to cut dining car service from the Lake Shore Limited and Capitol Limited routes, beginning Friday June 1. We pledge to do everything in […]