The Rail Division represents members at Amtrak, CSX, Norfolk Southern, Conrail, and some of the Northeast’s largest regional rail systems. We are proud to be the voice of car inspectors, car repairmen, welders, crane operators, carpenters, on-board service workers, cleaners, trackmen, and flagmen at the bargaining table, fighting for fairer wages, increased safety, and better benefits for the hardworking people who keep our trains and freight rail moving.
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Rail Division Updates
Rail Division Updates
TWU International Communications Dept Wins More than 10 ILCA Awards The TWU International Communications Department won more than 10 International Labor Communications Association (ILCA) Awards for work performed in the 2018 calendar year. The ILCA, founded in 1955, is the professional organization of labor communicators in North America. The annual ILCA Labor Media Contest recognizes […]
TWU members are encouraged to participate in the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act Day of Action on Wednesday, Oct. 16. The PRO Act strengthens the federal laws protecting a workers’ right to organize. It would stop companies from retaliating against workers for exercising their democratic rights. It would help newly organized employees negotiate […]
On Wednesday, October 16, TWU members are encouraged to participate in the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act Day of Action, with a national call-in and social media blitz. The PRO Act strengthens the federal laws protecting a workers’ right to organize. You can read all about it in Secretary-Treasurer Lafragola’s column. Stay tuned […]
(The following article first appeared in the Summer 2019 issue of the TWU Express magazine) Click here for a PDF version By International Secretary-Treasurer Jerome Lafragola It’s getting harder and harder to make ends meet, as working peoples’ wages remain stagnant while the rich get richer. In fact, between 1980 and 2014, income for the […]
Today marks the 18th anniversary of one of the most tragic of days in modern history. The Transport Workers Union honors the sacrifices made by Cabin Crews, Passengers, First Responders and all the innocent victims who perished on September 11, 2001. As we remember the tragic events that unfolded on 9/11 we ask that you […]
Members of TWU Local 2054 met with Rhode Island State Rep Carlos Tobon and Massachusetts State Rep Jim Hawkin on September 6. They walked through the Keolis Pawtucket yard and discussed issues including safety; staffing; minimal inspection time; lack of parts; no accountability to Keolis; doing more with less – which resulted in an injury to […]
The entire TWU International Administrative Committee and staff wish our hardworking members and their families a very Happy Labor Day! This is our holiday – a day to celebrate all the progress the trade union movement has made. Whether you spend your weekend grilling with your family or on the job keeping America moving, take […]
Click here to view the flyer announcing the Chemical Emergency Response classes. The classes are posted on the website, www.railworkertrainingprogram.org, and attendees can start registering under the “Upcoming Classes” section.