Category: Welfare

TWU LEGISLATIVE ACTION: Support Flight Attendant 10 Hours Rest

With the FAA extension set to expire at the end of September, the House and Senate are working today to reach a final compromise on FAA reauthorization. While the House version of FAA reauthorization would guarantee flight attendants 10 hours rest, the Senate bill would allow for just 9 hours rest. Senate Republicans currently are…

Day of Caring – Friday September 14, 2018

COME ONE COME ALL! VOLUNTEERS WANTED AND NEEDED! If you want a way to give back to your community with no special skills required, this is the event for you. To volunteer contact: Tracy Hardin @ 918-409-5962

The Passing of Brother Kenneth Johnson

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Brother Kenneth Johnson. Kenneth had served this membership as Shop Steward for many years. Please keep Brother Kenneth’s family in your prayers in this time of sorrow. TWU Local 514 Service Schedule PUBLIC VISITATION 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM ,Friday, September 7,…

Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive

 The 26th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive is on Saturday, May 12. Specific questions regarding the Food Drive should be directed to NALC Director of Community Services at 202-393-4695. Frequently Asked Questions (and answers) Thank you for your interest and enthusiasm for the Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive! Here are some answers…

The passing of Wife and Mother Eilene Weaver

It is with heavy hearts that we share with you today the passing of Eilene Weaver, 89, homemaker, passed Wednesday, April 25. Eilene was the wife of Brother “EJ” Weaver that retired in 1992 after 25 years with AA, and Eilene was Mother to Brother Jerry Weaver who had retired in 2012 after 21 years with AA.…

March is “National Women’s History Month”

In response to the 9/11 tragedy, Attorney Saru Jayaraman organized displaced World Trade Center workers and co-founded ROC United. As a national labor leader she helps restaurant workers mobilize with employers and consumers for better wages and working conditions through policy change, workplace justice campaigns, and cooperatively-owned restaurants. In addition to being the Co-founder and…

The Passing of Retired Brother, Jack Robert Martin, Sr.

It is with great sadness that we share with you the passing of brother Jack Robert Martin, Sr. Obituary for Jack Robert Martin, Sr. JACK ROBERT MARTIN Jack Robert Martin was born “at Three Sands Oklahoma” December 24, 1926. He was the only child of Iden Owen Martin and Ethel Florence Osborne. Because his father was…

The Passing of Sister Gwen York

With immense sadness, we announce the passing of our beloved sister and friend, Gwen York, TWU International COPE Director and member of TWU Local 556, the union of Southwest Airlines flight attendants. For decades, Gwen was a light in TWU’s political field department, and a former chair of the union’s Working Women’s Committee. Gwen was…