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TWU welcomes 67 new members this week after employees of Durham School Services in Weatherford, Texas voted to join TWU, the first Durham site in the state to unionize.

...Read more >> May 29, 2012

Dear Brothers and Sisters:

When the Company filed its motion to reject the collective bargaining agreements for all of its unions in the Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York on March 27, 2012, the TWU made several commitments to our members. First, in recognition of the long odds faced by any union seeking to oppose rejection of its agreement in the bankruptcy process, we stated that each work group we represented would have an opportunity to vote on the Company’s “Last and Best Offer” (LBO) before it was exposed to the risk of contract rejection. That commitment was met in the last vote.
...Read more >> May 25, 2012

The hearing on American's motion to reject the TWU collective bargaining agreements for M&R and Stock Clerks concluded on Friday, May 25. A summary of the proceedings is outlined below. 

...Read more >> May 25, 2012

I want to take a moment to acknowledge and thank all of the Aviation Maintenance Technicians throughout the airline industry on this important day, National AMT Day. Over many years, your skills and dedication to detail and professionalism have produced the safest means of mass transportation in the world. 

...Read more >> May 24, 2012

On May 22, the TWU International drew the names of 15 sons and daughters of TWU members from the list of over 300 that entered for a chance to receive a four-year from the Quill Scholarship Program valued at $4,800 each.

...Read more >> May 23, 2012

Listen as President Little briefs members on the current vote underway for TWU members employed at American Airlines.

...Read more >> May 11, 2012

The Transport Workers Union of America has joined with the Association of Professional Flight Attendants and the Airline Pilots Association on an open letter to the AMR Board of Directors in support of a merger with US Airways. The letter will be featured in full-page advertisements in the Friday, May 4 editions of The Dallas Morning News and Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Advertisements also will be run in business publications such as the Wall Street Journal. 

...Read more >> May 03, 2012