The Transit, Universities, Utilities, and Services Division (TUUS) is the union’s largest, representing bus and train operators, mechanics, engineers, supervisors, cleaners, ticket agents and other titles at some of the nation’s busiest public transit systems, including MTA (New York), SEPTA (Philadelphia), MUNI (San Francisco), COTA (Columbus), METRO (Houston), NICE (Long Island), Miami-Dade County Transit, and others.
This dynamic division also represents school bus drivers, para-transit and tour bus operators, as well as operations and maintenance workers at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Brooklyn’s National Grid, Columbia University, Julliard, Barnard College, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, and in cities, towns, and municipalities around the country. The division spans both public and private employers, negotiating and administering many of the industry’s leading contracts, and setting the standard for 21st-century organizing, with a successful effort to unionize bikeshare workers in Boston, Chicago, New York, and Washington, D.C.
For individual contract information, please visit the local website or contact your local.
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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
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
Memorial Day honors those who died while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States. This weekend, the officers and staff of the TWU International will take a moment to reflect and honor our members who served in the military and the sacrifices they made. With the summer season unofficially kicking off and many…Read More
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