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UPS backs down over firings in NYC

UPS backs down over firings in NYC
http://socialistworker.org/2014/04/14/ups-backs-down-over-firings
April 14, 2014
Teamsters in New York City won an important victory over UPS when the corporate giant rescinded the firings of union members for participating in a February 26 walkout. Here, Danny Katch reports on the outcome--and we publish a statement by Eric Reyes, the son of the driver whose firing sparked the walkout, about what was at stake in Maspeth.

RWU Resolution in Support of Limits to Long & Heavy Trains

RWU Resolution in Support of Limits to Long & Heavy Trains
http://ecology.iww.org/node/360
Adopted by the RWU Steering Committee February 4th, 2014

Disclaimer: The views expressed here are not the official position of the IWW (or even the IWW’s EUC) and do not necessarily represent the views of anyone but the author’s.

Whereas, the North American rail carriers continue to run longer and heavier trains each year, and have expressed their desire to run even longer trains in the future; and

Veteran safety official blasts government efforts to weaken Cal/OSHA worker safety protection "Brown’s business-friendly Cal/OSHA cuts are worse than those imposed by Republican Governor George Deukmejian"

Veteran safety official blasts government efforts to weaken Cal/OSHA worker safety protection "Brown’s business-friendly Cal/OSHA cuts are worse than those imposed by Republican Governor George Deukmejian"
http://www.ilwu.org/?p=4952
• FEBRUARY 2014 DISPATCHER

Veteran safety official blasts government efforts to weaken Cal/OSHA worker safety protection
• FEBRUARY 11, 2014 3:19 PM

Rising caseload, fewer Labor Department judges triggers painful mix for suffering laborers at largest shipyards

Rising caseload, fewer Labor Department judges triggers painful mix for suffering laborers at largest shipyards
http://www.publicintegrity.org/2013/12/19/14035/rising-caseload-fewer-la...
By Jim Morris

BART replacement workers hit by train had not followed trackside rules

BART replacement workers hit by train had not followed trackside rules
http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_24721496/exclusive-bart-work...
By Matthias Gafni

Contra Costa Times

POSTED: 12/13/2013 05:58:38 PM PST | UPDATED: ABOUT 18 HOURS AGO

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