"But Covid-19 has raised an awareness among working people that a collective approach to the bosses is necessary to save lives... They're not going to let the bosses kill them, and this pandemic has had a lot to do with it... And isn't that the shame of it, that the Republicans in the United States would call the Europeans "socialist" and meanwhile these socialists in Europe did so much more to support businesses and families." - John Samuelsen, Transport Workers Union International President
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Transport Workers Union (TWU) International President John Samuelsen represents over 150,000 members across the airline, railroad, transit, universities, utilities, and services sectors. Samuelsen, a former President of TWU Local 100 in New York City (the union’s largest local), he became the 10th President of the International on May 1, 2017. A Brooklyn native, Samuelsen was hired by the New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) in 1993 and was assigned to a subway track gang in Brooklyn. By fighting hard ford for his fellow workers, he rose steadily through union ranks to his current leadership position. He still maintains an active public role in New York politics and advocates on behalf of all TWU members.
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