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The Cost Of Deregulation Pushed By Democrats and Republicans Airline Corporate Bosses and Owners Control Congress Which Allows This Nightmare

The Cost Of Deregulation Pushed By Democrats and Republicans
Airline Corporate Bosses and Owners Control Congress Which Allows This Nightmare

Take It From Me, a Delta Employee: Passengers and Workers Are in This Fight Together
Overbooked planes, cramped cabins, and poor working conditions all have a common cause: deregulation and the relentless pursuit of profit.

https://www.thenation.com/article/take-delta-employee-passengers-workers...

DC ATU 698 Union walkout, board grilling on safety, leave Metro GM Wiedefeld on the defensive

DC ATU 698 Union walkout, board grilling on safety, leave Metro GM Wiedefeld on the defensive
https://www.washingtonpost.com/…/d2efb006-2b72-11e7-a616-d7…
Metro General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld. (Cliff Owen/AP)
By Faiz Siddiqui and Robert McCartney April 27 at 6:42 PM
Federal concerns about worker safety lapses combined with growing union tensions and an early morning Red Line meltdown culminated in one of the most contentious board meetings of Metro General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld’s tenure Thursday.

DC ATU 698 Union walkout, board grilling on safety, leave Metro GM Wiedefeld on the defensive

DC ATU 698 Union walkout, board grilling on safety, leave Metro GM Wiedefeld on the defensive
https://www.washingtonpost.com/…/d2efb006-2b72-11e7-a616-d7…
Metro General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld. (Cliff Owen/AP)
By Faiz Siddiqui and Robert McCartney April 27 at 6:42 PM
Federal concerns about worker safety lapses combined with growing union tensions and an early morning Red Line meltdown culminated in one of the most contentious board meetings of Metro General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld’s tenure Thursday.

Privatized UK Rails/Trams By First Group Threatens Health and Safety-Four UK Croydon tram drivers admit falling asleep at controls

Privatized UK Rails/Trams By First Group Threatens Health and Safety-Four UK Croydon tram drivers admit falling asleep at controls
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/apr/24/four-croydon-tram-driver...
BBC investigation finds concerns over failsafe device, and one driver alleges irregular shift patterns caused fatigue
A tram in Croydon
A tram in Croydon. Photograph: Alamy
Gwyn Topham
Monday 24 April 2017 17.30 BST

Privatized UK Trains And Trams Run By First Group Creates Driver Fatigue For Bigger Profits In Croydon

Privatized British Trains And Trams Run By First Group Creates Driver Fatigue For Bigger Profits In Croydon
"One driver said colleagues were afraid to report problems with the safety device because they feared being disciplined for falling asleep. “You’re asking somebody to come forward and admit to something that could cost them their job,” the driver said.

Four UK Croydon tram drivers admit falling asleep at controls

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