About TWU

The Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO represents more than 150,000 members across the airline, railroad, and transit, university, utility and service sectors.

Our Union

 

The Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO represents more than 150,000 members across the airline, railroad, and transit, university, utility and service sectors. We are mechanics, car cleaners, baggage handlers, disease control inspectors, bus operators, ramp agents, flight attendants, and more—and we are on the front lines of moving the American economy forward, keeping the traveling public safe and offering working people a voice on the job since 1934.

TWU has three divisions: Air, Railroad, and Transit, Universities, Utilities and Services. We represent over 100 autonomous locals with members from across the United States. Download a printable fact sheet.

Leadership

John Samuelsen

International President
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Alex Garcia

International Executive Vice President
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Jerome Lafragola

International Secretary-Treasurer
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Curtis Tate

International Administrative Vice President
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Mike Mayes

International Administrative Vice President
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Committees

The Committee on Civil and Human Rights oversees TWU’s work on LGBT, immigration, racial equity, and other key issues facing a diverse workforce today.

TWU members also regularly convene two other committees, the Veteran’s Committee and the Working Women’s Committee, both dedicated to developing strong local leadership, activism, charitable, and legislative priorities for two of our most important constituencies within the union. To get involved with the Veteran’s Committee, contact TWU International Representative Jose Galarza.

To get involved with the Working Women’s Committee, contact Committee Chair Latonya Crisp.

To contact the Future Leaders Organizing Committee, send an email to twuflocboard@gmail.com

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