Juneteenth, or June 19, is now a Federal Holiday. It marks the anniversary of the end of slavery in the United States: June 19, 1865.
President Joe Biden signed legislation on June 17, 2021, making it the 11th national holiday recognized annually by the federal government. Federal offices will be closed in observance on June 18. This year, as the country slowly opens after being shut down for over a year due to a deadly pandemic, Juneteenth can be properly celebrated in streets from coast to coast.Read More
June 8, 2021 Dear Representative: On behalf of the undersigned rail labor organizations, we write today to express our strong support for H.R. 3684, the INVEST in America Act. This legislation would have transformative impacts across the rail industry and the nation, benefiting rail workers, consumers, travelers, and the broader economy. We applaud Chair DeFazio…Read More
Established in 1969, the Michael J. Quill Scholarship Fund provides 15 scholarships worth $4,800 to college-bound dependents of TWU members. It is paid out every year in the amount of $1,200 to winners who continue to be eligible over their four-year course of study. The money is paid directly to the recipient’s accredited college or…Read More
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