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As bargaining continues at American Airlines, we’re sending a strong message to the company: TWU is united, from the shop floor to the negotiating table, and we’re ready to fight for the contract we’ve earned. For the last two weeks, members have gathered at stations around the country to show their solidarity, snapping #TodayWeUnite photos and sharing them on websites and social media. Check out the slideshow on our home page, our Flickr feed, and our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for all the photos!

 

Read more>> March 03, 2017
John Bland in front of historic marker  
John Bland at the historical plaque in Houston, marking the site of the 1960 sit-in.  

As TWU continues to celebrate Black History Month, we honor the legendary civil rights work of our Administrative Vice President John Bland, who was an active participant during his time as a student at Texas Southern University.

Outside of Texas, water hoses blasted school children in Birmingham. A lone teenage girl was surrounded by an angry mob in Little Rock. Marchers were beaten on a bridge in Selma. These were the images that shocked the nation and the world when they appeared in newspapers and on TV—non-violent protest for the rights of African Americans was often met with violent resistance.

In Houston, the struggles were just as real but because the confrontations didn’t turn violent, they seldom made the national news.

Read more>> February 27, 2017

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 10, 2015
 
CONTACT: Ori Korin, (202) 374-6103
 
Victory for TWU: MTA Capital Plan Gets Funded

Earlier today, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, New York City Mayor de Blasio and Metropolitan Transit Authority Chairman Prendergast announced an agreement on funding for the MTA Capital Plan after weeks of vocal pressure from TWU. The union issued the following statement:

“This is an incredible victory for the thousands of transit workers whose jobs are directly impacted by the MTA Capital Plan, and for the millions of New York’s working families who use the bus and subway system every day.
 
“We owe a great debt of gratitude to Governor Cuomo for pressing this issue so hard and bringing it to a conclusion so that the MTA would not be forced to scale back the capital plan. Over three thousand TWU members earn their livelihoods keeping our transit system in a state of good repair, and any failure to properly fund it would have hurt workers and riders alike, to say nothing of the long term negative impact on the region’s economy.
 
 
Read more>> October 10, 2015

 

 

 

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