Transport Workers Union of America

Type: Organization
Name: Transport Workers Union of America
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

‘Remains of up to 80 victims could still be at crash site’

SYDNEY : Up to 80 bodies could still be at the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine and there are concerns Russia was "actively undermining" the investigation, Australia said today."We've had the strongest possible support from the Ukrainian government ... [Published The Sun Daily - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

SEPTA worker speaks out

A longtime SEPTA employee says she’s determined to have her same-sex marriage recognized by the transit agency, no matter how long she must fight.“I feel like I’m in a war,” she told PGN.Due to an impasse with union representatives, SEPTA’s management ... [Published Philadelphia Gay News - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 3 reports

Tony Abbott says airlines should tell passengers about routes over war zones

However, the prime minister says he would not force Qantas to bypass IraqTony Abbott says passengers should be told if their flight goes over a war zone. Photograph: Lisa Maree Williams/Tony Abbott has called on airlines to tell passengers about flight ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Coalition Brings Attention to September Climate Change March

NEW YORK–Local and national environmental groups, labor unions, and community organizations rallied at Times Square on Wednesday to bring attention to the People’s Climate March in September that will take place ahead of the United Nations’ Climate Summit. ... [Published Epoch Times - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Qantas attacked for decision to fly over Iraq

The airline's chief pilot Captain Dick Tobiano says they would never fly over an area if they thought it was unsafe.He says Qantas always puts safety first and that's why they no longer fly over Syria or the Ukraine.But Transport Workers Union national ... [Published World News Australia - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

UN air body balmes Ukraine (The West Australian)

The United Nations governing body of aviation has laid the blame for the downing of MH17 with the Ukraine Government for not closing its airspace.At a special meeting in Montreal, Canada, yesterday to discuss security of commercial aircraft, the International ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Transport union calls for government intervention over dangerous flight paths

The Transport Workers Union has called on the federal government to intervene to force Australian airlines to stop flying over war zones.It comes after Qantas said it would continue flying over Iraqi airspace, despite network partner Emirates deciding ... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

06-17-14 United Airlines and PAFCA and TWU Reach Agreement

Washington, D.C. 20572(202) 692-5000 NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD (NMB)Contact: NMB Public Information Line - (202) 692-5050Re: United Airlines and PACFA and TWU Reach AgreementWashington, D.C. - The National Mediation Board (NMB) is pleased to announce that ... [Published Noodls - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

No flights over war zones: TWU (AAP)

Transport Workers Union leader Tony Sheldon says Australian travellers have a right to avoid flying over war zones.The Abbott government must step in to re-route Qantas and other Australian flights away from conflict zones in the wake of the MH17 tragedy, ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Airport and airline security ‘at risk through outsourcing’

Australian airlines and airports should raise security standards in the light of evidence suggesting lax security, the Transport Workers Union (TWU) has warned.TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon said past decisions by Qantas to cut and outsource jobs ... [Published EGlobal Travel Media - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Union corruption royal commission resumes (AAP)

Union whistleblower Kathy Jackson will return to the witness box on Wednesday when the royal commission into union corruption resumes.The Health Services Union (HSU) national secretary made accusations about rampant corruption by now-jailed HSU general ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Right of entry = right to spy for a competitor

Grace Collier alleges:Toll Holdings and the Transport Workers Union have a contract until 2017 that requires the… ... [Published Andrew Bolt - Jul 27 2014]

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"I think people are perfectly entitled to ask and, yes, they should be told" he said on the Fairfax Radio Network
"I must say, if I was a passenger flying between Australia and Europe I would be curious about where I was flying" he told Fairfax Radio on Thursday
...discuss security of commercial aircraft, the International Civil Aviation Organisation said that it was primarily the responsibility of countries "to address any potential risks to civil aviation in their airspace"

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SEPTA worker speaks out [Published Philadelphia Gay News - Jul 31 2014]
Demands mount for governments to re-route fligh... [Published EGlobal Travel Media - Jul 31 2014]
‘Remains of up to 80 victims could still be at ... [Published The Sun Daily - Jul 31 2014]
*Australian minister: Up to 80 bodies could rem... [Published Saudi Press Agency - Jul 31 2014]
Tony Abbott says airlines should tell passenger... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 31 2014]
Tony Abbott calls on airlines to inform passeng... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 31 2014]
At this year’s big climate rally, most of the p... [Published Grist Magazine - Jul 31 2014]
Airlines should tell of conflict zones: PM [Published Geelong Advertiser - Jul 31 2014]
Coalition Brings Attention to September Climate... [Published Epoch Times - Jul 31 2014]
UN air body balmes Ukraine (The West Australian) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 30 2014]
06-17-14 United Airlines and PAFCA and TWU Reac... [Published Noodls - Jul 30 2014]
Qantas attacked for decision to fly over Iraq [Published World News Australia - Jul 30 2014]
No flights over war zones: TWU (AAP) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 30 2014]
No flights over war zones: TWU (AAP) [Published West Australian - Jul 30 2014]
Transport union calls for government interventi... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Jul 30 2014]
Airport and airline security ‘at risk through o... [Published EGlobal Travel Media - Jul 29 2014]
Union corruption royal commission resumes (AAP) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 29 2014]
Comptroller Stringer Announces New York City Pe... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 29 2014]
Dispute won’t cause beer to run out, Lion Natha... [Published Australasian Transport News - Jul 29 2014]
The winter of Senator Faulkner’s discontent [Published Inside Story - Jul 29 2014]
Toll gets go-ahead to film its Victorian truck ... [Published Owner Driver - Jul 28 2014]
ACCC Chairman discusses current priorities [Published Noodls - Jul 28 2014]
Right of entry = right to spy for a competitor [Published Andrew Bolt - Jul 27 2014]
Disclose all contact with unions to royal commi... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 27 2014]
ALP conference motion on flying over war zones [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 25 2014]
Transport union demands bus fires probe [Published ABC Online - Jul 25 2014]
Commission clears way for Toll to record truck ... [Published Australasian Transport News - Jul 25 2014]
ACT | Canberra has best ambulance response time... [Published Big Medicine - Jul 24 2014]
Assaults on Public Transit Bus Drivers Prompt D... [Published Roll Call Online - Jul 24 2014]
Jews Say: End the War on Gaza — No Aid to Apart... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 24 2014]
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Right of entry = right to spy for a competitor [Published Andrew Bolt - Jul 27 2014]
Grace Collier alleges:Toll Holdings and the Transport Workers Union have a contract until 2017 that requires the… ...
Jews Say: End the War on Gaza — No Aid to Apart... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 24 2014]
Statement of Jews for Palestinian Right of Return, July 22, 2014 (200 initial signers, endorsing allies forthcoming) On July 12, 2014, Gaza civil society issued an urgent appeal for solidarity, asking: “How many of our lives are dispensable enough ...
Unions train delegates in using training money [Published Andrew Bolt - Jul 05 2014]
Some unions show an astonishing sense of entitlement to members’ money and grants: THE Transport Workers Union continued to use large sums of… ...
Recount, 'Sickout,' and One of California's Clo... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 26 2014]
Only 6,057 votes are yet to be counted from California’s June 3, 2014 primary election, and the margin between second and third in the Controller’s race remains razor thin. Now the question has been raised whether a recount is imminent. ...
United Airlines Dispatchers Ratify Agreement [Published PR Newswire: Auto & Transportation - Jun 16 2014]
CHICAGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that dispatchers, represented by the Professional Airline Flight Control Association (PAFCA) and the Transport Workers Union (TWU), ratified a new joint labor agreement for all ...
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CONTAINERSTEVE OY AB’S CO-OPERATION NEGOTIATION... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Mar 25 2014]
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