News From: TWU

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 22, 2018

As Voting Begins, JetBlue Makes One Last Effort to Bust Union

Flight attendants at JetBlue are organizing with the Transport Workers Union (TWU) and management it not too happy. Instead of voluntarily recognizing the union, they have instead hired union-busters...

by Brian Young | on Dec 06, 2017

Organizing a Union at JetBlue

17 years ago, JetBlue launched looking to bring humanity back to flying. With their low costs, leather seats and TV’s on every seat, they quickly became a consumer favorite and pushed other...

by Workers Indepen... | on Nov 01, 2016

5k on strike at SEPTA

Thousands of TWU Local 234 members are on strike at SEPTA - Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.The union says it’s on strike after SEPTA refused to move on key issues.TWU Local...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 10, 2015

Fired for going to a meeting?

For four and a half years employees of Southwest have been working without a contract. After working with a federal mediator contract talks stalled last year.  On November 18th, employees in...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 14, 2015

Risking arrest for doing their jobs

MTA bus drivers, members of TWU Local 100 say they are being treated unfairly under Mayor Bill de Blasio's Vision Zero plan to reduce traffic deaths. The United Federation of Teachers, DC-37 and...

by UCOMM Radio | on Oct 11, 2014

UCOMM Radio: UAW's new way to organize

Making his in-studio debut is UCOMM Intern Haffa-Day Dowd gives us his Haffa-Day Dowd Union News Minute. The Philly Teachers are fighting their district as Philly schools are looking to cancel their...