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Railway union members rage against Amtrak at Workers' Memorial Day

Railway union members rage against Amtrak at Workers' Memorial Day
http://www.philly.com/philly/business/labor_and_unions/20160430_Railway_...
APRIL 30, 2016 — 1:07 AM EDT
ACIE VAN AUKEN
John F. McAteer (center) places a rose on a symbolic casket for Peter Adamovich, who died in an Amtrak crash on April 3.

Teamsters retirees await word on deep pension cuts

Teamsters retirees await word on deep pension cuts
http://www.freep.com/story/money/personal-finance/susan-tompor/2016/05/0...
Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press Personal Finance Columnist 12:04 a.m. EDT May 4, 2016
More than 13,000 Teamsters retirees in Michigan face cuts to their pensions as early as July. Some pension checks could be cut in half for retired truck drivers and others.

Environmental study leaves WA Longview coal port bloodied but still alive

Environmental study leaves WA Longview coal port bloodied but still alive
http://crosscut.com/2016/04/environmental-study-leaves-longview-coal-por...
FRIDAY 29, APRIL 2016
Environmental study leaves Longview coal port bloodied but still alive

by Cassandra Profita

Shipping around Longview could expand beyond logs and other products to include sending coal to China. Credit: Sam Beebe/Wikimedia Commons

From OPB/EarthFix

May Day Message From Working People's Party Of Puerto Rico (Partido del Publo Trabajador-PTT) To ILWU Local 10 Initiated 2016 May Day Rally In San Francisco

May Day Message From Working People's Party Of Puerto Rico (Partido del Publo Trabajador-PTT) To ILWU Local 10 Initiated 2016 May Day Rally In San Francisco
Message from Puerto Rico

New Jersey Transit union IBT BLET rejects deal that averted strike

New Jersey Transit union IBT BLET rejects deal that averted strike
http://www.philly.com/philly/business/transportation/20160430_ap_5074db6...
Updated: APRIL 30, 2016 — 10:58 AM EDT
ULIO CORTEZ / AP
A NJ Transit train rides across a portal bridge in Kearny, N.J.
by The Associated Press

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