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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 23, 2021 Contact: Denise Romano, firstname.lastname@example.org After Yet Another Flight Attendant Assault, TWU Renews Call for Unruly Passenger No-Fly List WASHINGTON, DC – So far in 2021, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has recorded more than 5,000 incidents of unruly passenger behavior onboard aircraft and airports – a 2,000 percent increase…Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2021 Contact: Travis Reuther, email@example.com TWU President John Samuelsen: Government Agencies and Transportation Companies Must Do Far More to Protect Transportation Workers from Assault Frontline workers continue to face major increase in physical assaults in our transportation systems On Tuesday, November 16th, Transport Workers Union President John Samuelsen testified before the U.S….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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