Despite being under attack throughout the U.S., the labor movement remains active in the airline industry, which is experiencing the highest profits in its history. U.S. airlines have been profitable since 2010, reaching a record $25.6 billion in 2015 profits. Typically, carriers have passed gains on to workers in the form of better contracts and, […]
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Nov 10, 2017
Local 252 On Strike! As of Monday, our brothers and sisters in Local 252 are on strike for a fair contract. Several hundred members have come out to picket in front of local school bus depots, preventing almost every bus from leaving the depots. Thank you to all our members showing support for our brothers [...]
Oct 20, 2017
RESOLUTION 1 Continuing the Fight for Fair and Respectable Contracts for Envoy Workers WHEREAS, as a result of Envoy’s bankruptcy attack on our TWU Locals’ collective bargaining agreements under the 1113 union busting process, Envoy bargaining unit members have given the Company an annual average of $7 million in savings since 2013; and WHEREAS, AAG, [...]
Oct 6, 2017
John Samuelsen, International President Alex Garcia, International Executive Vice President Gary Maslanka, International Secretary-Treasurer John Bland, International Administrative Vice President Jerome Lafragola, International Administrative Vice President Thank you for the participation of all our delegates in this election process. Together, we are United Invincible.
Oct 6, 2017
When you’re in a union, you’re never alone. The TWU family shows up for each other when our brothers and sisters are in need, and right now, members in Puerto Rico need our help. So we’re ready to answer the call. After raising hundreds of thousands of dollars online for hurricane relief and even more [...]
Oct 6, 2017
By Jose Vera On Saturday 9, 2017 representatives of TWU Local 570 participated in the NYC Central Labor Council – Labor Day Parade in New York City. Local 570 was present with all the locals represented by the TWU New York and New Jersey State Conference. Also in attendance were all the different Unions affiliated [...]
Feb 25, 2017
On February 1, 2017, U.S. House of Representatives members Steve King (R-IA) and Joe Wilson (R-SC) introduced H.R.785, the “National Right-to-Work Act”, which would implement a Right-to-Work scheme across the country. The bill applies to all unions covered by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) or the Railway Labor Act (RLA). If passed, this law [...]