Local 100 Secretary-Treasurer Earl Phillips Retiring at 60

In 2009, he was named Director of Safety and Health. In February of 2011, the Union’s Executive Board elevated him to Secretary-Treasurer. He has been serving as Secretary-Treasurer ever since, winning office in four consecutive union elections, expertly managing the Union’s finances and overseeing a steady increase in the membership rolls. At the same time, he has also been serving as TWU Local 100 Safety Director, managing the Union’s team of field safety reps.

Earl is also an elected International Vice President of the Transport Workers Union of America,  and has earned numerous honors and awards for labor advocacy, Caribbean-American community service, and charitable work.

He has a daughter, Tina, and a son, Alexander. He plans to enjoy his retirement in Barbados.

photo: Flanked by the Union's top leadership, and next to International President Samuelsen, Earl Phillips cuts his retirement cake.