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The International Executive Council—upon recommendation of the International Administrative Committee—voted unanimously to place Local 541 and Local 542 into a temporary trusteeship and to suspend all Local 541 and Local 542 officers while we conduct a full investigation of serious wrongdoing, and violations of the International Constitution, federal law and their oath of office.

...Read more >> July 27, 2014

This year, 25 sons and daughters of TWU members received college scholarships awarded by TWU International, Union Benefit Planners, Inc., TWU local unions, and Union Plus.

...Read more >> July 18, 2014

TWU Local 555 has been engaged in contract negotiations with Southwest Airlines for over 3 years. Despite the fact that the company is making record profits, management wants to negotiate a concessionary contract that would force TWU members to give up many of the benefits and job protections that the Local has earned at the bargaining table since it was chartered 30 years ago.

...Read more >> July 17, 2014

On July 10th, Ramp Service Agents at Frontier Airlines in Denver, CO voted decisively to join the TWU. The union organizing campaign at Frontier had been in full swing since December, after workers approached TWU Organizing Director Steve Roberts. Their chief concern became Ramp Service Agents' rallying cry and the official campaign slogan: "We deserve job security!"

...Read more >> July 17, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO – Members of Transports Workers Union (TWU) Local 250-A, the union representing San Francisco Muni operators and fare inspectors, have voted to ratify a new three-year contract with the San Francisco Metropolitan Transit Authority (SFMTA).

...Read more >> July 16, 2014
Today, TWU International Executive Vice President John Samuelsen and Transit, Universities, Utilities and Services Division Director Jerome Lafragola brought our union's know-how to the U.S. Department of Transportation's transit assault prevention summit at DOT headquarters in Washington, DC. 
 
...Read more >> July 11, 2014