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The TWU's storied work with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as part of the civil rights movement, was born out of our shared commitment to justice, dignity, and equal treatment for all Americans. Every year in January, TWU honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy by taking part in community service projects and engaging with our brothers and sisters from labor unions across the country at the AFL-CIO’s Civil and Human Rights Conference in San Antonio, TX.

...Read more >> January 30, 2014
Nearly 100 school bus drivers and mechanics with Quality/Brothers bus services who dumped their previous union in March ratified their first contract since joining Transport Workers Union Local 100, approving a seven-month pact by a margin of 65 to 10.
 
...Read more >> January 24, 2014
Dear Brothers:
 
Some communications have been circulating among TWU members that have led some members to question whether they have received a correct allocation of shares as part of the post-bankruptcy equity distribution to date. However, the model that the communications questioning the distribution is based on incorrect information. The error in that model is that it assumes that the 4.8% of the shares to which TWU is entitled is 4.8% of all AAL shares. Actually, TWU is entitled to 4.8% of the AAL shares allocated for unsecured creditors only.
 
...Read more >> January 13, 2014

TWU State Conferences are the powerhouses where we supercharge our vision, know-how, and coordination. These meetings of local leadership provide a forum for our locals to pool resources, strategize, and grow a dedicated network of activists to confront regional challenges. In the four years since they first convened, our State Conferences have won critical battles and developed strong community and political ties across the country.

...Read more >> January 10, 2014

Members of TWU Local 208 and Local 212 served over 4,000 union families at this December’s annual food drive at St. Stephen’s Community House in Columbus, OH. “It rained the whole day,” said Local 208 President Ron Dreyfus. “But we were doing something good. I know I didn't even feel the rain. What I felt was love from the people, the union families. They all appreciated the help that we were giving them. It might be that they could have food for three weeks easy, what we were loading there.”

...Read more >> January 10, 2014