health and safety

Sunken tugboat a consequence of letting foreign crews in Canadian waters, says Canadian ILWU union

Sunken tugboat a consequence of letting foreign crews in Canadian waters, says ILWU Canada union
'We'll let the coast guard know 'hey, we're in trouble, we need help,' because it's our coastline'
ILWU and Other Unions Speak Out
http://ht.ly/UBAz307Y05o
By Andrew Kurjata, CBC News Posted: Jan 12, 2017 2:27 PM PT Last Updated: Jan 12, 2017 2:27 PM PT

UK RMT ASLEF Southern Rail strike: It's all about safety

UK RMT ASLEF Southern Rail strike: It's all about safety
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLbAaMommXU
Published on Dec 21, 2016
As railworkers in the RMT and ASLEF try and curb Southern's disastrous running of the franchise which is seriously jeopardising the safety of passengers, proof that it's the Government - NOT the unions - who are turning this into a political dispute.

SF Mayor SF Ed Lee's MTA Terrorizing TWU 250A Drivers "other employees wrote that many are afraid to call in sick because of management

SF Mayor SF Ed Lee's MTA Terrorizing TWU 250A Drivers "But other employees wrote that many are afraid to call in sick because of management crackdowns. “People go to work sick so they don’t get on the sick abusive list,”
http://www.sfexaminer.com/city-controller-report-scathes-muni-chronic-ab...
City Controller report scathes Muni for chronic absenteeism

US Railroads, regulators clash over braking system for trains carrying flammable liquids

US Railroads, regulators clash over braking system for trains carrying flammable liquids
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/railroads-regul...

NYC MTA blocks TWU 100 Transport Workers Union's gory 'political' ad showing employees injured on the job

NYC MTA blocks TWU 100 Transport Workers Union's gory 'political' ad showing employees injured on the job
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/mta-blocks-workers-union-ad-showing-...
The ad manager for the MTA has rejected this ad by the Transport Workers Union Local 100, that calls for pay raises. Union reps believe it was rejected because it was too graphic or political.

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