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 RELASE September 22, 2021 Contact: Denise Romano, firstname.lastname@example.org Turbulence at Queens-Based JetBlue Airlines Transport Workers Union of America Takes JetBlue to Court The union representing JetBlue’s approximately 5,000 Inflight Crewmembers (flight attendants) filed a lawsuit on Tuesday, September 21, against the company for violating both the New York City and New York State…Read More
September 10, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Travis Reuther, email@example.com The TWU Supports TSA’s Increased Fines for Mask Mandate Violations In response to the Biden Administration’s announcement of increased penalties for individuals who violate the federal mask mandate in airports, on commercial aircraft, aboard passenger rail, and other public transportation, the below statement should be attributed to…Read More
SEPTEMBER 3, 2021 NOT ENOUGH SUPPORT The National Mediation Board dismissed the Aircraft Mechanic Fraternal Association’s (AMFA) application to conduct a representation election among mechanic and related workers at American Airlines. Last November the AMFA claimed a “representation dispute” existed among American Airlines mechanic and related workers in a filing at the NMB and that…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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