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President Lombardo speaking at the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO convention  

International President Harry Lombardo addressed the 42nd Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Convention today, speaking on the theme of “Solidarity is Power.” President Lombardo is joining both of the Democratic presidential candidates and other union leaders in Philadelphia this week and addressed the more than 700 delegates this morning.
 

Read more>> April 06, 2016

This week, the Supreme Court officially deadlocked in the Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association case, effectively allowing the lower court’s decision in the case to stand. It was a victory for organized labor, but only a temporary reprieve from other harmful anti-worker cases making their way through the judicial system.

 

Read more>> March 31, 2016

Everyone in the transportation industry breathed a sigh of relief when the president signed the FAST Act (Fixing America’s Surface Transportation) into law at the end of last year.

But did you know what a pivotal behind-the-scenes role TWU members played to get the bill passed? In a video that debuted at the recent Legislative and Political Conference, the IAC, division directors and other TWU leaders, officers, and members detail the union's effort to secure much-needed transportation funding after a decade of short-term fixes by Congress.

Read more>> March 30, 2016
Local 2015 members in front of a banner honoring James Riley  

On a cloudy Saturday in mid-March, TWU Local 2015 paid tribute to the late James Riley, former president of the local, during the 41st annual Wilmington, Del., St. Patrick’s Day parade.

Brother Riley died unexpectedly last April and the local and his family felt that honoring his memory in the parade would be a fitting tribute to his Irish roots. First elected as Vice President in 1978, Brother Riley served as Local 2015 President from 1984 until his death.

 

Read more>> March 24, 2016

TWU expresses its deepest sympathy for the victims of the terrorist attack in Brussels today, and stands in solidarity with their families. Our thoughts are with all the people of Belgium and we thank the brave workers on the front lines of transit and aviation security. Every day across the world, our brothers and sisters working on trains, buses, and planes are often our first line of defense against terrorism, and we must continue to do all we can to protect them, along with the traveling public.

 

Read more>> March 22, 2016
This week President Obama fulfilled his Constitutional duty by nominating Merrick Garland, a chief federal appeals judge, to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court. Speaking at TWU’s legislative and political conference last week, International President Harry Lombardo made the connection between the Supreme Court, the 2016 election, and what it means for working people.
 
 
Read more>> March 16, 2016
 
Remember the fun you had with your G.I. Joes, Barbies and Star Wars play sets? In the third of our Voter Registration Campaign videos, you’ll find the civic duty of voting can be just as much fun! Be a real American voter! Watch and share our video #TWULegCon
 
Read more>> March 09, 2016
Another of our Voter Registration Campaign videos has just been released! Through the years, there have been some great films about the American political process: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Primary Colors, All the President’s Men. But none of those even come close to a new movie premiering this spring, co-produced by TWU. We were able to get our hands on a trailer for the film, just in time for this legislative conference. Can an average American harness the power of the voting booth and go “Back to Election Day”? Please enjoy and share this special preview with #TWULegCon
 
 
Read more>> March 08, 2016

 

 

 

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