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SAN FRANCISCO – Members of Transports Workers Union (TWU) Local 250-A, the union representing San Francisco Muni operators and fare inspectors, have voted to ratify a new three-year contract with the San Francisco Metropolitan Transit Authority (SFMTA).

Read more>> July 16, 2014
[STATEMENT] Victory in Congress for TWU and #DenyNAI Campaign: House Passes Amendment Protecting Fair Competition in the U.S. Airline Industry
Read more>> June 10, 2014
[MEDIA ADVISORY] Infrastructure Funding is About More Than Roads and Bridges — Mass Transit Projects and 700,000 Jobs in Jeopardy Unless Congress Acts
Speakers including Sen. Sherrod Brown, Rev. Al Sharpton, Reps. Fudge and Bishop along with labor leaders to address crowd in Upper Senate Park on May 20th, noon - 1:30 p.m.
Read more>> May 19, 2014

Media Coverage

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Flight attendants at Virgin America airlines are seeking a vote on whether to unionize, according to an official at the Transport Workers Union (TWU), in a move that could pave the way for organized labor's latest victory in the airline industry.

Read more>> May 21, 2014
Metropolitan Transportation Authority employees who run New York City's subway and bus system overwhelmingly voted in favor a tentative contract deal that would provide retroactive pay and boosts in benefits.
Read more>> May 19, 2014

Southwest's jovial corporate culture was always held up as a model but recent negotiations paint the airline in a lesser light. Friction between management and employees threatens to undermine a long-held romantic view of Southwest Airlines. 

Read more>> April 03, 2014