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PRESS RELEASE: Transport Workers Union Supports Air Carrier Worker Support Extension Act as Part of Larger Deal
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2020 Contact: Denise Romano, firstname.lastname@example.org Transport Workers Union Supports Air Carrier Worker Support Extension Act as Part of Larger Deal Transport Workers Union International President John Samuelsen issued the following statement regarding the Air Carrier Worker Support Extension Act introduced by Senators Susan Collins and Roger Wicker: “Our transportation systems […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 9, 2020 Contact: Denise Romano, email@example.com Amtrak’s Proposed Cuts ‘Like a Slap in the Face’ TWU Local 1460 President Testifies at House T&I Subcommittee Hearing WASHINGTON, DC – TWU Local 1460 President Amy Griffin testified before the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials about […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2020 Contact: Denise Romano, firstname.lastname@example.org TWU Amtrak Workers Under Attack, Facing Job Cuts Despite safeguarding the public throughout the pandemic, 700 On-Board Service workers will be furloughed by Amtrak beginning October 1, 2020. Not only do these workers interface with the riding public, they are trained to be first responders […]
RELEASE: United Rail Unions Sue to Block Carriers from Modifying Healthcare Benefits without Bargaining
Washington, DC, August 7 — On August 5, 2020, 12 rail unions whose members and their families are covered by the NRC/UTU Plan and the Railroad Employees National Health and Welfare Plan, filed suit against the nation’s Class I railroad carriers in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. The suit asks […]