Transport Workers Union of America
The TWU is on the front lines of moving the American economy forward, keeping the traveling public safe and offering working people a voice.
The Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) is a labor union founded in 1934. We work to aggressively defend the livelihoods of our members.
The Transport Workers Union of America (TWU), AFL-CIO represents more than 150,000 members across the airline, railroad, transit, universities, utilities, and services sectors in the United States.
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is extending the face mask requirement for individuals across all transportation networks throughout the United States, including at airports, onboard commercial aircraft, on over-the-road buses, and on commuter bus and rail systems through September 13. TSA’s initial face mask requirement went into effect on February 1 with an…Read More
October 15, 2021 RE: AA Vaccine Mandate Dear Sisters and Brothers: Today the Association leadership meet via conference call with American Airlines leaders for an update on the Vaccine Mandate Policy and the potential enforcement process. The company explained the accommodation procedures, as it is currently being considered by the carrier, and is urging employees…Read More
October 4, 2021 Dear Sisters and Brothers, American Airlines Labor Relations contacted the TWU-IAM Association on Friday afternoon to inform us that the carrier would announce some changes to the Covid-19 vaccination protocol and how these changes will affect American Airlines employees, including those represented by the TWU/IAM Association. American’s communication was open ended and…Read More
On October 1, TWU Fleet Service Workers at Envoy Air overwhelmingly ratified their tentative agreement, with 90% of the membership voting “YES” on the new contract. The contract goes into effect October 2, 2021, and will become amendable on October 1, 2026. The TWU International and Local Leaders would like to thank you for your…Read More
Amtrak has been plagued by funding and process issues that have severely hampered the railroad’s performance. In order to better connect people to the places they want to go, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and restore passenger rail in the U.S., we must fully fund and reform Amtrak.
You may have seen several stories about diverted aircraft from all airline carriers in the U.S. And abroad in the news recently because “toxic fumes.” The TWU has launched a letter campaign, calling on elected officials to support the Cabin Air Safety Act of 2019. The bill is the first step to ensuring our cabin air is healthy…
Over the next century, as the entire transportation sector seeks to reduce our carbon footprint, zero-emission vehicles will take on more prominent role, starting by electrifying the bus fleet. Creating a pro-worker, pro-rider transition to electric buses will require Congress to act carefully and with a jobs-first approach.
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