by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 03, 2019

There Will Be Blood

Both In These Times and Splinter recently reported on the strong words of Transport Workers Union President John Samuelsen towards American Airlines, the country's largest airline. His union has...

by Brian Young | on Dec 17, 2018

Amtrak Wants to Lay Off 1,700 Employees

Angry food and beverage workers greeted commuters at train stations around the country on Monday. They were protesting a proposal by Amtrak to outsource food and beverage services.

by AFL-CIO | on Sep 10, 2018

Spirit Airlines Customer Service Staff Join TWU

Despite predictions of the demise of labor unions in the wake of the Supreme Court's ruling in Janus v. AFSCME, Council 31, working people have secured another powerful victory...

by Press and Media | on Jun 20, 2018

Body Cams for Safety

After one of their members was assaulted on the Q train, TWU Local 100 is calling on the MTA to provide body cameras to keep their members safe. Read more from AMNY.

by AFL-CIO | on Apr 24, 2018

Over 13,000 People Became Union Members Last Week

This past week alone, more than 10,000 working people chose to join together in union for the freedom to negotiate a fair return on their hard work. From flight attendants to...

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...