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Transport Workers Union Of America
City by city, industry by industry, TWU members are on the frontlines of the Covid-19 fight nationwide. Please continue to communicate with the TWU International staff by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with any concerns, requests or updates from your local. We are here to support you in this crisis as you continue to keep America moving.
The Transport Workers Union Of America, AFL-CIO (TWU) strongly supports the bipartisan coronavirus aid, relief, and economic security (Cares) Act (H.R. 748). The Cares Act helps stabilize the transportation sector and delivers immediate aid to frontline workers.
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, email@example.com 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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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