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Marcher holding a sign saying A Woman's Place is in Her union  

In a massive outpouring of support for women’s rights, workers’ rights, and human rights, more than a million people took part in Women’s Marches around the globe on Saturday, Jan. 21.


Their numbers included two dozen members of TWU Local 556’s Working Women’s Committee who joined the 500,000+ strong crowd of people gathered in Washington, D.C., along with TWU members and International staff who marched in the nation’s capital, Houston, and other cities around the country.

While women’s rights were a central theme to the event, the participants also marched in solidarity to support labor rights and human rights, and to demonstrate loud and clear how important it is to have our voices heard and to speak truth to power.

Read more>> January 24, 2017
Harry Lombardo with John Samuelsen at negotiations  

After two months of tough negotiations, Local 100 announced this afternoon that it has reached an agreement with the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) on a new collective bargaining agreement for 38,000 Local 100 members. The contract expired at midnight Sunday but the negotiating teams continued to work through the night and all members were on the job today.

TWU International President Harry Lombardo and International Vice President and Transit Division Director Jerome Lafragola came to the negotiations in order to show their support for TWU Executive Vice President and Local 100 President John Samuelsen.

Read more>> January 16, 2017

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Quill Scholarship committee

President Harry Lombardo is proud to award this year’s Michael J. Quill Scholarships to several deserving students. Since 1970, TWU International has held an annual drawing to provide college tuition assistance to the deserving children of hard working TWU members.

Read more>> May 28, 2015

 

 

 

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