Directed by: Mary Matthews
Documentary Shorts (60 minutes)
Mary Matthews (917) 664-9443
A short film series from all over the country by one of the labor movement’s pre-eminent current day
documentary filmmakers – Mary Matthews. Director Matthews, for the TWU International takes us right into the center of worker/labor battles being fought all over the country right now. These shorts will include:
TWU: FRONT LINES OF HURRICANE SANDY
TWU Local 100 and TWU Local 234 join forces in support of Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.
PRECIOUS CARGO: SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS ORGANIZE
School bus drivers and monitors join TWU in Burelson and Weatherford, Texas.
SUPPORT YOUR DEALERS
The casino dealers of TWU Local 721 In Las Vegas, NV secure contracts at Wynn Resorts and Caesars Palace.
TWU GET OUT THE VOTE
Philadelphia’s TWU Local 234 and New York City’s TWU Local 100 work together to help get out the vote in Pennsylvania.
NASA FIREFIGHTERS PROTEST HUGE CUTS & LOSSES
TWU Local 525 members fight 20% in salary cuts and retirement benefits for firefighters, paramedics and inspectors who work at the Kennedy Space Center.
THE AMERICAN WORKPLACE
This is the American Workplace, where you will spend most of your life. Hard work in America comes with an important promise.
I SUPPORT AMERICAN JOBS: DFW PROTEST
American Airlines employees unite in protest at Dallas/Ft. Worth airport over tens of thousands of proposed job cuts at the airline. AA mechanics, flight attendants, fleet service, community business people and local leaders speak out on how and why you can show your support.
THE AMERICAN WORKFORCE
Hard working TWU members keep American Airlines and American Eagle operations going every day – rain or shine. In spite of AMR’s bankruptcy, TWU members continue to perform as airline professionals, doing their best for our passengers every day, 24-7.
YOUNG WORKERS OF TWU
Young Workers in the TWU are trained the right way from the start.