Working Women's Committee

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A message from the Women's Committee

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Transport Workers Working Women’s Committee, hereinafter TWU WWC, to provide support and information to all working women and men.  To ensure equal pay for equal work; to empower women to seek leadership positions within their union as well as in their communities; to further the cause of all workers, female and male and to elevate the awareness of working women’s needs both inside and outside the workplace.  The TWU WWC also works to bring a greater awareness of the need for physical and mental wellness and to educate and encourage all women on their path to future leadership.

Who is part of the women’s committee?
Every member in good standing of Local 100.

Is there a fee to join?
No, there is no fee to join.

How can I become involved?
Show up to our meetings or write your concerns to D Brown or your departmental representative. Meetings are at 11AM and 5PM on the second Thursday of every month, except for July and August. They are held at the Union Hall, 195 Montague Street, in downtown Brooklyn.

What departments do you assist with?

Are there meeting requirements involved?
No, just come as you are.

When should I contact the women’s committee?

  • If you have exhausted all division/departmental resources
  • If you feel more comfortable speaking with a woman about a matter.
  • If you have new ideas pertaining to women that you would like to bring to the leadership