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LAS VEGAS – Members of TWU Local 577, representing more than 600 flight attendants at Allegiant Air, are continuing efforts to educate consumers with digital billboards in multiple locations in Las Vegas.

...Read more >> July 31, 2013

TWU Local 525 recently gained new members, bus operators from the Citrus Connection, expanding their membership and recognizing workers, no matter what area of transportation they are from, need a voice.

...Read more >> July 31, 2013

Earlier today the Transport Workers Union of America released a statement regarding an incident with Southwest Airlines Flight 345 where a Boeing 737 experienced difficulty with its landing gear at New York’s LaGuardia Airport. That statement did not properly reflect the position of our union.
TWU represents thousands of workers at Southwest including flight attendants, aircraft dispatchers and the majority of ground workers. We’re proud and protective of our members at Southwest and we're also proud of our long productive relationship with Southwest Airlines management.

...Read more >> July 23, 2013


On May 28, 2013, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters-Airline Division (IBT) filed an application and authorization cards alleging a representation dispute involving the Mechanics and Related Employees of American Airlines (Carrier). The employees in question are currently represented by the Transport Workers Union (TWU). Also on May 28, 2013, the Carrier filed a List of Potential Eligible Voters (List) and signature samples of the potential eligible voters.

...Read more >> July 19, 2013

TWU members were part of the forty participants from twenty-four different countries were hosted by International Transit Federation (ITF) affiliate International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center, Maryland.

...Read more >> July 12, 2013
The TWU is working with the Transportation Trades Department, (TTD) AFL-CIO, to support bipartisan legislation (H.R. 2591), which would allow our members to defer taxes on the equity stake that we negotiated during the American Airlines bankruptcy process. 
The legislation is sponsored by Rep. Michael G. Grimm (R., N.Y.), and co-sponsored by Rep. Tim Bishop (D-NY), Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX), Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Richard Hanna (R-NY), Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL).
...Read more >> July 11, 2013