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 July 15, 2021 Contact: Denise Romano, email@example.com TWU to FAA: Airline Staffing Levels Are Dangerously Low WASHINGTON, DC – The Transportation Workers of America (TWU) sent a letter to Federal Aviation Administrator (FAA) Steve Dickinson calling to his attention the dangerously low staffing levels at most U.S. airlines. “Overworked, fatigued workers are…Read More
Airline CEOs and their lobbyists are attempting an end run around California law, seeking to deny meal and break protections to California-based flight crews. A recent 9th Circuit Court ruling extended meal and break protections to California based flight attendants and pilots. Airlines now want to exclude them from these protections altogether. Act today! Tell the California…Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2021 Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Enough is Enough – TWU Air Division Workers Stuck in Aviation Meltdown TWU flight attendants, gate agents, mechanics, and other airline workers have been experiencing extreme stress and horrible working conditions since travel has been returning to pre-pandemic levels. In particular, the upcoming July 4th weekend is likely to…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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