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.
Being a Unionized railroader has distinct advantages. Click here to watch a video providing some basic information about how railroad Unions function and what they do for YOU. It also highlights the importance of having a contract and the role the Union has in enforcing it.
The 8 Hr HazMat Transportation Safety and Security Course offers an incentive of $175.00 for the two-day class. Please feel free to post this information on your website and share with your membership. Anyone interested in taking a class must register at www.teamstersafety.org/moodle.
For individual contract information, please visit the local website or contact your local.
Rail Division Updates
Rail Division Updates
Published 31 Mar, 2011 In a recent article in The Hill about the ongoing Congressional debate over the FAA Reauthorization bill and union voting rules, TWU International President James C. Little was quoted supporting the amendment offered by Republican Congressmen Steven LaTourette (R-Ohio) that would preserve democratic union voting rules for aviation and rail workers. […]
Published 10 Jan, 2014 </div> <p style=”color: rgb(74, 74, 74);text-decoration: none;text-transform: none;background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);”>TWU State Conferences are the powerhouses where we supercharge our vision, know-how, and coordination. These meetings of local leadership provide a forum for our locals to pool resources, strategize, and grow a dedicated network of activists to confront regional challenges. […]
Published 10 Sep, 2014 By TWU Texas/Oklahoma State Conference Chair LaTonia Benoit On Saturday, August 23, 2014, the TWU Texas/Oklahoma State Conference went to the Houston Food Bank (HFB) to volunteer as a part of our commitment to making a difference in our community through community service. As a State Conference, it is important to […]
Published 13 Mar, 2015 </div></p> <p style=”color: rgb(74, 74, 74);text-decoration: none;text-transform: none;background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);”>The Transit, Universities, Utilities and Services Division held the first ever Transit Reauthorization Legislation Education and Training Conference on March 9 and 10 in New Jersey. </p> <div>There were over 80 participants representing Transit, Air and Rail Divisions from across the […]
Published 21 Jan, 2016 The election for U.S. President will happen this November, and the Republican and Democratic parties start voting on nominees this month. But before TWU endorses a presidential candidate, your union wants to hear from you about the issues that are most important and which candidate you support. At the direction of […]