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Local 101 President Michael Conigliaro  

It is with great sadness that we share the news that International Vice President and Local 101 President, Michael Conigliaro passed away suddenly early on November 1, 2016.

Mike was a brother and friend to all of us, and his spirit, kindness, and commitment to this union will be sorely missed.

Read the tribute from Labor Press

 

 

 

...Read more >> November 01, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 1, 2016
 
CONTACT: Ori Korin

TWU International Union Stands with Striking Members in Philadelphia

Washington, D.C. – Nearly 5,000 SEPTA workers represented by TWU Local 234 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania have walked off the job and are headed to the picket lines this morning. The union members operate subways, trolleys and buses all around the city, and went on strike late last night after negotiations failed to result in an agreement. While bargaining continued past the deadline and into the night, no deal was reached and the contract has now expired.

 

...Read more >> November 01, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 31, 2016

CONTACT: Ori Korin

Southwest Airlines Flight Attendants Vote in Favor of New Labor Agreement
TWU Local 556 Reaches First Contract in ThreeYears

Today, members of TWU Local 556, flight attendants at Southwest Airlines, voted to ratify a new contract with the company after just over three years of negotiations. The final outcome was 54% voting in favor, with 89% of eligible members voting. The ratification marks a massive victory for the local, which, together with TWU International, launched a nationwide campaign to survey, educate and communicate with members about the ongoing negotiations.

 

...Read more >> October 31, 2016

Sisters and Brothers:

The Joint Association Mechanic & Related/Stores and Fleet Negotiating Committees met with American Airlines this week in Dallas. Updates from both committees are below.

The following negotiation dates have been scheduled for the remainder of the year:

Week of November 7 – LAS    Week of November 14 – DFW
Week of December 5 – DCA    Week of December 12 - LAS

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...Read more >> October 28, 2016

With nearly 100% of the work group participating in the election, American Airlines’ Flight Simulator Engineers ratified a new contract yesterday. The joint contract also covers members formerly employed at US Airways, all now represented by TWU at the newly merged company.  

...Read more >> October 25, 2016

The Joint Association Mechanic & Related/Stores and Fleet Negotiating Committees met with American Airlines this week. Updates from both committees are below. 

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...Read more >> October 21, 2016

Can’t get tickets to Hamilton the Musical? Then check out what our first Treasury Secretary and the rest of the Founding Fathers have to say about the 2016 Election in the latest video from TWU International.
 
Spend time at the National Portrait Gallery and listen in as Washington, Jefferson, Hamilton, Adams and Franklin discuss the state of the current presidential election and what it may mean for the future of the country they forged nearly 250 years ago.

 

...Read more >> October 13, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 10, 2016
 
CONTACT: Ori Korin


Flight Crew Training Ground Instructors & Simulator Instructor Pilots
Reach Tentative Agreement with American Airlines

Dallas, Texas — Late last week, another workgroup represented by the Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO reached a tentative agreement with American Airlines. The flight crew training ground instructors and simulator instructor pilots are members of TWU Local 548 and part of the Joint TWU-IAM Association, which represents over 30,000 workers at the country's largest airline.

 

...Read more >> October 10, 2016