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In a press conference Thursday with New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo and MTA CEO Tom Prendergast, TWU Local 100 President and International Executive Vice President John Samuelsen announced a tentative contract settlement after more than two years of bitterly contentious negotiations with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
...Read more >> April 18, 2014
Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte, the union-endorsed Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor, is taking her message of economic and social justice for working families on the road in our Union’s famous motorcoach—known as the “TWU bus.” Endorsed by the TWU’s Texas State Conference on March 13, Van de Putte kicked off her statewide bus tour on March 30th, in coordination with TWU International and local members of the conference.
...Read more >> April 03, 2014

Southwest's jovial corporate culture was always held up as a model but recent negotiations paint the airline in a lesser light. Friction between management and employees threatens to undermine a long-held romantic view of Southwest Airlines. 

...Read more >> April 03, 2014