Graves at Arlington National Cemetery. On Memorial Day, TWU honors all who gave their lives in service to our country

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International President Harry Lombardo reflects on Memorial Day in a video message to members. Watch the video on our home page or on YouTube.

Memorial Day originated as Decoration Day after the Civil War in 1868, when an organization of veterans in Illinois established it as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers. Many TWU members participate in their communities by visiting military cemeteries and paying tribute to fallen Americans.

“It is necessary," says President Lombardo, "that we take some time today to reflect on the sacrifices that those men and women have made, giving their lives for democracy…”
 

 

 

 

 

Read more>> May 27, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY

Contact: Transport Workers Union of America, Ori Korin (202) 719-3834; or AFL-CIO, Carolyn Bobb (202) 637-5018

Aviation Workers to Converge at White House, Urge U.S. Government to Deny NAI
Obama Administration Must Enforce U.S.-EU Air Transport Agreement, Defend Fair Competition

WHEN:    Thursday, May 12, 2016; 12–1 pm

WHERE:    Lafayette Square, across from the White House
        


WASHINGTON, D.C.—Members of organizations representing more than 200,000 aviation workers will converge in front of the White House to call on the Obama administration to enforce U.S. trade agreements by denying Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) application to serve the United States with a business plan that ignores U.S. trade policy, erodes fair competition, and threatens U.S. jobs. Download this advisory

 

Read more>> May 10, 2016

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REPORT FROM THE LOCAL: Local 2019 members and military veterans Robert Barnes and Dave Cunningham donated flags for each branch of the military, along with the American Flag, to Macedonia Car shop. "It is a constant reminder that there are still men and women fighting for our freedom," said TWU Local 2019 Macedonia Motor Yard Committeeman Nick Cinquepalmi. 
 
Read more>> October 06, 2014

 

 

 

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