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January 16, 2016
 
CONTACT: Oriana Korin  (202) 719-3834
 
Following this week’s news that TWU Local 250-A member and San Francisco cable car operator Reynaldo Morante succumbed to injuries suffered after being struck by a suspected drunken motorcyclist while on the job in June 2015, TWU International President Harry Lombardo issued the following statement:
 
“We are all deeply saddened by the news of Brother Morante’s passing, and our thoughts and prayers remain with his family, friends, colleagues and loved ones. He fought bravely for several months, and his dedication to the City of San Francisco, its residents and visitors, and his union, will remain his legacy, which we will honor every single day.”

 

Read more>> January 15, 2016
TWU is now accepting applications for the Michael J. Quill Scholarship Fund. This scholarship will offer 15 college-bound dependents of TWU members with a scholarship worth $4,800. This scholarship will be paid out per year in the amount of $1,200 to winners who continue to be eligible over their four-year course of study.
 
The union has been honoring our founder with these scholarships since 1969. Quill Scholarship awards have benefitted hundreds of TWU families.
 
 
Read more>> January 13, 2016

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WASHINGTON – Workers who handle baggage at Southwest Airlines, members of TWU Local 555, will protest at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC this coming Wednesday, February 25th when Southwest Airlines receives the “Airline of the Year” award from Air Transport World magazine.
 
Read more>> February 24, 2015

 

 

 

 

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