Veterans Services Department

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Welcome to the heart of support and gratitude for our union members who have proudly served in the military. At TWU Local 100 Veterans Service Department, we stand united in our commitment to providing essential services, camaraderie, and assistance to those who have dedicated themselves to both public transit and the armed forces.

Mission Statement:
Our mission is to honor and empower our union brothers and sisters who are military veterans by fostering a community that ensures their well-being, celebrates their sacrifices, and assists them in navigating the unique challenges they may face.

Who We Are:
The TWU Local 100 Veterans Service Department is a dedicated and compassionate group within the Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 100, specifically focused on addressing the needs and concerns of transit workers with military service backgrounds. We are committed to fostering a sense of belonging and understanding, recognizing the valuable contributions and sacrifices made by our veteran members.

Services We Provide:
Advocacy and Support:
• We advocate for veterans' rights within the workplace, ensuring that their unique needs and challenges are recognized and addressed.
• Our support extends to matters such as job placement, promotions, and accommodations to facilitate a smooth transition from military service to civilian life.

Veteran Outreach and Networking:
• Through regular events, workshops, and networking opportunities, we provide a platform for veterans to connect, share experiences, and build a strong community within TWU Local 100.

Health and Wellness Programs:
• Our organization is committed to the overall well-being of our veteran members. We offer resources and programs focused on physical and mental health, addressing the unique aspects of military service and transit work.

Educational Opportunities:
• We support our veteran members in pursuing educational and professional development opportunities, providing guidance on accessing benefits and resources available to them.

Join Us:
If you are a transit worker with military experience, we invite you to join our community. Together, we can build a network of support, understanding, and shared experiences. Your service is valued, and we are here to ensure that you have the resources and connections needed for success.

For more information, reach out to our Veterans Services Department representatives at 212-873-6000 ext.2177 or email at

Thank you for your service. We stand with you.

TWU Local 100 Veterans Services Department - Member Built, Member Strong, Member Driven