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Train Operator Leon George Has Died

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 -- Brother Leon George, the beloved elder statesman of the Train Operator’s Division, has died of complications from a stroke at Interfaith Hospital in Brooklyn. Brother George’s family informed the union of his passing earlier today.

 

George, 77, was the longest serving Train Operator in the system and carried the distinction of being #1 on the union seniority roster. He suffered a stroke on the way to work on Monday, September 10th.

 

Rapid Transit Operations Vice President Joe Costales said that he will provide the arrangements for Brother George as soon as they become available. Costales, President Tony Utano and many others had visited Brother George in the hospital.  Utano had assigned a union representative to be available to the family, including George’s brother, a retired Train Operator. 

TWU Mourns Laura Adams

TWU Local 100 mourns the passing of Laura Adams, grandmother of Derick Echevarria, Vice President of Stations Department. Here are the arrangement for those wishing to pay their respects: There will be a viewing at Benta's Funeral Home, at 630 St. Nicholas Avenue in Manhattan, from 3pm to 7pm on Thursday, September 20. A Funeral Service will take place on Friday, September 21, at 10 am at the same location.

TWU Celebrates African-American Day Parade

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African American Day Parade 2018

Our union's leadership joined dozens of other transit workers in a march through Harlem to celebrate African-American Day. It has become an essential annual event for TWU Local 100.

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