Locals from across Nevada and Arizona joined forces at the NV/AZ State Conference on November 5, 2013. From the outset, the objective was clear: All hands on deck to support our brothers and sisters at Local 721, who work as dealers in Las Vegas casinos.
The TWU Veterans Committee (TWUVC) has a history of dedicating its time and efforts ensuring those who served our country are given what they need and deserve. This holiday season, in conjunction with Operation Military Embrace, the TWUVC is working to ensure our Wounded Warriors and their families will have a happy and joyful season.
Two years too long was chanted by hundreds of TWU delegates as they rallied outside Allegiant headquarters to support the flight attendants of Local 577 who have spent the last two years battling Allegiant for a contract.
Harry Lombardo was elected by acclamation by the TWU 24th Constitutional Convention delegates as International President of the Transport Workers Union Tuesday afternoon along with John Samuelsen as Executive Vice President, Alex Garcia as Secretary-Treasurer, John Bland and Gary Maslanka as Administrative Vice Presidents.
Trumpets, drums and bag pipes gave way to the TWU’s 24th Constitutional Convention, Globally United, Stronger Unions, call to order on Monday, September 23 in Las Vegas.
The results are in and President Obama has won!
Union Plus Disaster Relief Grants of $500 are available to help eligible participants in the Union Plus Credit Card, Insurance or Mortgage programs who are facing financial hardship due to the disaster. The money does not have to be repaid. Funds are limited to the nearly $370,000 available in the Union Plus Disaster Relief Fund.
More than 500 Dealers at Caesars Palace won big as they overwhelmingly voted last week to ratify their first contract securing their wages, benefits and seniority rights.