Transport Workers Union of America

Type: Organization
Name: Transport Workers Union of America
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Exclusive: JetBlue flight attendants seek to hold unionization vote

World News: 01:59 GMT Friday 25th April 2014 . [ ]This storyBy Alwyn Scott NEW YORK (Reuters) - Flight attendants at JetBlue Airways are pushing for a vote on whether to unionize, marking a second organizing effort at the formerly non-union airline after ... [Published SPi World News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

American Flight Attendants: Record Quarter? We Want Record Contract

Dallas (TheStreet) -- Flight attendants at American Airlines (AAL)The flight attendants want "an industry-leading joint collective bargaining agreement that recognizes their prominent role in the company's success," the flight attendants union said.American ... [Published TheStreet.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

DC37 endorses Charles Rangel for Congress

A day after President Bill Clinton gave his campaign a boost with a high-profile endorsement, Rep. Charles Rangel is getting a nod of approval from the city’s largest municipal employee union.DC 37, which has 121,000 members and 50,000 retirees, said ... [Published New York Daily News - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Canberra garbage truck drivers to strike next week (ABC)

Garbage collection services in Canberra could be disrupted next Thursday and Friday in a new round of threatened industrial action.Garbage collectors were planning to go on strike this week, but have now withdrawn their notice to strike because of an ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Transit Union to Get $6M in MTA Pact

| כ"ג ניסן תשע"דNEW YORK - A tentative contract deal between the MTA and Transport Workers Union Local 100 includes $6 million in payments into a fund used by the union in a “side letter agreement” that wasn’t highlighted when the pact was announced last ... [Published Hamodia - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

A sneaky side deal

When Gov. Cuomo announced a deal between the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Transport Workers Union, he said it was “fair to transit workers, fiscally responsible for the MTA, and will have no impact on fares.”Scarcely a week ... [Published New York Post - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

MTA, LIRR Meeting With White House Mediators This Week

There's an offer on the table in the labor dispute between New York's MTA and the Long Island Rail Road workers unions.Nearly 6,000 LIRR workers, which have been without a contract for four years, are threatening to strike this summer. A White House-appointed ... [Published WNYC - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 4 reports

Canberra garbage collectors' strike postponed

Related Story: Canberra garbage collectors set to strike over pay disputeA planned strike by Canberra's garbage collectors has been postponed until next week.Members of the Transport Workers Union (TWU) were planning to go on strike Wednesday and Thursday, ... [Published ABC Online - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

NY1 Online: TWU President Talks New Contract Agreement With MTA

NY1 VIDEO: Fresh off his big contract agreement with the governor and the MTA, Transport Workers Union Local 100 President John Samuelsen joined Inside City Hall to discuss the details of the deal. ... [Published NY1 - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Private school bus drivers board safety campaign

SINGAPORE - Driving course comes amid doubling of insurance premiums, suggesting rise in accidents As insurance premiums for private buses double in recent years, suggesting a rise in the number of accidents, a school bus group has rolled out a safe driving ... [Published Asiaone - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Union stands up for bus driver bashers

Union calls for harsher penalties for people who attack bus drivers after Capalaba assaultTHE Transport Workers Union has called for harsher penalties for people who attack bus drivers after the assault at the Capalaba bus interchange.The union's Queensland ... [Published Bayside Bulletin / Redland Times - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 2 reports

Private school bus drivers embark on safety campaign

Insurance premiums for private buses have doubled in recent years, suggesting the increasing occurence of accidents involving these buses. In response, the Singapore School Transport Association (SSTA) has rolled out a campaign to encourage bus drivers ... [Published SGCarMart.com - Apr 20 2014]

Quotes

"We're not aware of a mature effort," spokeswoman Jenny Dervin said. "We know that unions and some people within the companies are very interested in bringing unions in."
American reported Thursday that it earned $402 million excluding items, or $480 million including items, in the first quarter, both records. "In the entire history of American Airlines, we have never earned $400 million in the first three months of a year, " said CEO Doug Parker in a message to employees. American outperformed both Delta (DAL)
"It is self evident that trade union power and membership numbers are connected. The greater union power the more reason people have to belong to unions and the greater the union membership the greater is union power. Cause and effect become reinforcing. It is my contention that these anti-union laws are the primary cause of low trade union membership and that these laws must be abolished before this decline can be reversed."
"We've been at it for nine months, the guys have been extraordinarily patient" he said

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Turkish union secures DHL bargaining deal [Published All About Shipping - Apr 23 2014]
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Transit Union to Get $6M in MTA Pact [Published Hamodia - Apr 23 2014]
Garbage collectors to strike on Thursday and Fr... [Published Melbourne Age - Apr 23 2014]
A sneaky side deal [Published New York Post - Apr 23 2014]
MTA, LIRR Meeting With White House Mediators Th... [Published WNYC - Apr 22 2014]
No SEPTA budget opposition in Montco [Published The Intelligencer - Apr 22 2014]
Latest Wake-Up Call: Happy Earth Day [Published New York Daily News - Apr 22 2014]
Transit union to get $6M in MTA pact [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 22 2014]
Canberra garbage collectors' strike postponed [Published ABC Online - Apr 22 2014]
Canberra garbage strike postponed [Published Melbourne Age - Apr 22 2014]
NY1 Online: TWU President Talks New Contract A... [Published NY1 - Apr 22 2014]
SITA Australia launches legal action over garba... [Published 2CC Talking Canberra 1206 - Apr 22 2014]
Qantas: Pump failure, unions to notch up action [Published e-Travel Blackboard - Apr 22 2014]
Private school bus drivers board safety campaign [Published Asiaone - Apr 22 2014]
MTA, transit workers agree on 5-year contract [Published Queens Chronicle - Apr 21 2014]
MTA and TWU settle two-year contract dispute [Published Legislative Gazette - Apr 21 2014]
Nifty Nev had all the right moves [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 21 2014]
Canberra garbage collection strike challenged i... [Published Canberra Times - Apr 21 2014]
Garbage collection strike set to go ahead [Published Melbourne Age - Apr 21 2014]
Union stands up for bus driver bashers [Published Bayside Bulletin / Redland Times - Apr 21 2014]
DNA swab kits to help MTA bus drivers bust spit... [Published New York Post - Apr 20 2014]
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MTA and Transport Workers Union reach contract ... [Published The Daily Politics - NY Daily News Blogs - Apr 17 2014]
The MTA and TWU Local 100 agreed on 8% raises over five years in a deal brokered by Gov. Cuomo. ...
Horizon Air and Dispatchers Ratify New Four-Yea... [Published PR Newswire: Heavy Industry & Manufacturing - Apr 16 2014]
SEATTLE, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Air and the Transport Workers Union today jointly announced that the carrier's 17 dispatchers have ratified a new four-year contract by a ratio of 82 percent."I very much appreciate the hard work of both ...
Local Voter Apathy Offers Opening for Battlegro... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 13 2014]
While the most politically active of Texans look ahead to the May 27 partisan run-offs and others are planning for November's general election contest--Battleground Texas is making in-roads where few voters participate: the non-partisan municipal ...
Trouble in Paradise: Airlines Face Tension From... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Mar 17 2014]
Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/neilarmstrong2/ Members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Works (IAM), the largest union at US Airways, are making strike preparations. IAM has been negotiating with the management of ...
Australia's Biggest Airline Is Slashing $1.8 Bi... [Published Clusterstock - Feb 25 2014]
Struggling Australian carrier Qantas on Tuesday said it was committed to slashing costs by Aus$2 billion (US$1.8 billion) but refused to confirm or deny a report that it will axe 5,000 jobs. The airline has been battling record fuel costs and fierce ...
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