Hundreds of TWU members came from near and far to attend the AFL-CIO’s 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference in Washington, D.C. last week. While learning how to be effective political advocates, members also came together to serve the community by packing more than 400 meals for seniors in need. Attendees even braved the cold to march proudly in the Southeast D.C. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade.
“Change the Rules, Be the Power was the theme of the conference and TWU captured the spirit of the events honoring Dr. King in our newest video. Don’t miss speakers like Cecile Richards, Bree Newsome, and Richard Trumka. Watch below or on TWU’s home page.
On October 10, Air Wisconsin and the Transport Workers Union (TWU) reached a two-year tentative agreement for the carriers’ Aircraft Dispatchers. “Although it took mediation to reach an agreement, we believe this deal will meet our members’ needs in the short-term, while providing them with the ability to reengage in negotiations quickly to achieve even […]
On October 5, 2018, President Trump signed into law H.R. 302, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. The law reauthorizes the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for 5 years (through 2023) and establishes various policies and programs, committees and task forces, and studies relating to safety, workers, industry, and passengers. The law also reauthorizes the Transportation […]
October 9th, 2018 Contact: Denise Romano, 202-826-7072 New York, NY: More than 100 Amtrak workers, union leaders and supporters vowed Tuesday to fight Amtrak CEO’ Richard Anderson “tooth and nail” to stop massive layoffs and service cuts. Anderson already eliminated full dining-car service on two lines earlier this year and is looking to eliminate the […]