STATEMENT OF THE TRANSPORT WORKERS UNION OF AMERICA, AFL-CIO (TWU) “The Transport Workers Union is shocked by the reported allegations of airplane sabotage by an employee. If these allegations of sabotage are true, they are outrageous and indefensible, and we fully condemn such actions. Our mechanics are highly trained professionals who are dedicated to performing […]
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WASHINGTON, May 21, 2019— The TWU-IAM Association today issued the following statement in response to American Airlines’ request for an injunction against the Association: “It is unfortunate that American Airlines has chosen to abandon negotiating with its employees and instead go straight to federal court. The airline is frustrated with the Association for refusing to […]
At last week’s Air and Transit Division President’s Joint Council Meeting in Orlando, there was some discussion about Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) drug and alcohol testing regulations. Click here to read about testing procedures. If you have further questions or need more information, please contact your Local Staff Representative.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29, 2019 Contact: Denise Romano, 202-719-3837 Ford GoBike Workers in San Francisco Vote to Join TWU: 60% Said Yes After an intensive organizing effort, Ford GoBike workers in San Francisco voted 60% for representation by the Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO (TWU). Ford GoBike workers are employed by Motivate LLC. […]
On March 12, the TWU International sent letters to American Airlines CEO Doug Parker and Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly, demanding they ground all the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircrafts in their fleet. Click here to read the letter to Doug Parker. Click here to read the letter to Gary Kelly.
“I think he is a fauxgressive, not a progressive,” Mr. Samuelsen said in a phone interview. “He’s the exact kind of Democrat that got Trump elected, and he’s exactly the kind of candidate that if he gets traction in the primary will get Trump re-elected.” To read the full text click here or see below. New […]
The evening of President’s Day, Feb. 18, Saleem was driving his bus north on NW 155th Street and 27th Avenue when he saw a car go into a canal. He immediately and safely stopped the bus and waded into the water to rescue the occupants – a man in his 20s, his sister and his […]
On Sept. 18, the Transport Workers Union of America launched a campaign to form a statewide coalition to protect Bus Operators, bus riders and the public in Ohio from unchecked and dangerous automation that some elected officials in the state are promoting. Joined by members of the American Federation of Teachers and the […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 5, 2018 Contact: Denise Romano, 202-719-3837 The TWU Keeps on Thriving Spirit Air Customer Service Agents Say “Yes” to the TWU in 82% Vote Fort Lauderdale, FL – Even in the wake of the Janus Supreme Court decision, the Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO (TWU) continues to flourish. In an […]
On Sept. 4, Spirit Airlines Customer Service Agents voted 125-28 to form a union under the banner of the Transport Workers Union of America. This is the ultimate act of democracy in the workplace,” said International President John Samuelsen. “They are on the path to take control of their future, and the future of their […]