transit workers

Wisconsin Transit Strikers Defend Full-Time Jobs and Bathroom Breaks

Wisconsin Transit Strikers Defend Full-Time Jobs and Bathroom Breaks
http://labornotes.org/blogs/2015/07/transit-strikers-defend-full-time-jo...
July 02, 2015 / Samantha Winslow

Bus drivers and mechanics in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, began their strike at 3 a.m. July 1. “This is not Walmart," says union President James Macon. Photo: Milwaukee Teachers' Education Association (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Public-Sector Jobs Vanish, Hitting Blacks Hard

Public-Sector Jobs Vanish, Hitting Blacks Hard
http://www.nytimes.com/…/public-sector-jobs-vanish-and-blac…
By PATRICIA COHENMAY 24, 2015
Richard Ingram Jr., with his son Richard, is a second-generation Miami-Dade County bus driver.CreditAngel Valentin for The New York Times
MIAMI — For the Ingram clan, working for the Miami-Dade County transit system has led to regular paychecks, a steady advance up the economic ladder and even romance.

Bay Area transit funding fight spreads as layoffs, cutback options loom as Gov Brown continues attacks on transit worker pensions

Bay Area transit funding fight spreads as layoffs, cutback options loom as Gov Brown continues attacks on transit worker pensions
http://www.mercurynews.com/my-town/ci_28080983/bay-area-transit-funding-...
By Andrew McGallamcgall@bayareanewsgroup.com
05/08/2015 06:38:48 PM

Is a contract deal with SF TWU 250 A Muni drivers coming soon?

Is a contract deal with SF TWU 250 A Muni drivers coming soon?
http://blog.sfgate.com/cityinsider/2014/06/27/is-a-contract-deal-with-mu...
Posted on Friday, June 27 at 4:40pm | By Michael Cabanatuan

Neither the Municipal Transportation Agency nor the union representing its transit operators is saying much of anything, but there are indications that a labor agreement could be coming soon.

How New York TWU 100 Transit Workers Broke the State Pattern

How New York TWU 100 Transit Workers Broke the State Pattern
http://labornotes.org/2014/06/viewpoint-how-new-york-transit-workers-bro...

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TWU Local 100 members gathered in Albany to lobby. Their shirts said "Net Zero? No Way."

Officers and staff of Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 100 were holding a contract strategy session when we got the news.

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