Everyone in the transportation industry breathed a sigh of relief when the president signed the FAST Act (Fixing America’s Surface Transportation) into law at the end of last year.
But did you know what a pivotal behind-the-scenes role TWU members played to get the bill passed? In a video that debuted at the recent Legislative and Political Conference, the IAC, division directors and other TWU leaders, officers, and members detail the union’s effort to secure much-needed transportation funding after a decade of short-term fixes by Congress. Phone calls, door-to-door visits, letters to Congress, testimony on Capitol Hill—TWU pulled out all the stops to get this bill passed! Following the Transportation Legislative Training Conference last year, TWU was prepped and ready to mobilize across divisions and get the job done!
January 18, 2019 Brothers and Sisters, The TWU/IAM Association Executive Negotiating Committee this week met in full session with American Airlines under the auspices of National Mediation Board Mediators, Jim Mackenzie and Eva Durham, in San Francisco, CA. In addition to the executive committee, the full negotiating committees were also in San Francisco to support […]
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 […]