Category: Politics

TWU Lauds Bi-Partisan Passage of Aircraft Certification Reform and Accountability Act

WASHINGTON, DC – Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) International President John Samuelsen issued the following statement lauding the bipartisan passage of the Aircraft Certification Reform and Accountability Act (H.R. 8408): “The bipartisan passage of this vitally crucial bill is a bright moment during this very dark time. Back in January of 2019, the TWU was the…

Time is Running Out! Act Now and Urge Congress to Safeguard Aviation Jobs

TWU members have all put their lives at risk to serve the public during this pandemic. Federal funding is running out and our jobs are at risk of disappearing if Congress doesn’t extend worker protections in the airline industry before October 1. The CARES Act helped save transportation workers jobs, wages, and benefits by prohibiting…

Tell the Senate: Get to Work and Pass the HEROES Act TODAY

It’s hard to believe. Coronavirus cases, unemployment numbers are climbing and TWU workers are still on the frontlines, but Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sent the Senate home without debating the HEROES Act, the next coronavirus economic relief package. Despite the health risks, thousands of TWU frontline workers continue to do their jobs during the COVID-19…

Happy Early In-person Voting Day(s)!

Wear A Mask and Keep Your Distance! In-person absentee (“early”) voting: Thurs. June 25: 8AM-6PM Fri. June 26: 8AM-6PM Sat. June 27: 9AM-2PM Early voting will be held at the Tulsa County Election Board office 555 N Denver Ave in Tulsa, OK. Hardesty Library will not be available for early voting due to health concerns.…

Need your ballot notarized?

If you need to have your absentee ballot notarized, visit one of the following Notary Drive-Thrus: Can’t make it this week? Check Oklahoma Notaries Public for more dates throughout June! FYI: Oklahoma Absentee Ballot Voters: (1) The Ballot Envelope is for Ballots Only. Do not place copies of your Voter ID Card, Passport or Driver’s…

Vote on November 12th “Improve our Tulsa”

STREETS + PUBLIC SAFETY + INFRASTRUCTURE Citizens of the City of Tulsa have capital improvement projects throughout Tulsa to consider on three ballot initiatives one for streets and transportation projects ($427 million), one for capital equipment and facility improvements ($193 million), and one for a permanent 0.05% sales tax to fund the Rainy Day Fund…

TWU President John Samuelsen Letter to President Trump August 5, 2019

August 5, 2019 Donald J. Trump President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500   Dear Mr. President, I write on behalf of the 151,000 members of the Transport Workers Union of America, AFLCIO – including 60,000 aviation workers – to follow up on two previous letters about…