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TWU 100New York City transit worker killed, another injured in subway accident
By Alan Whyte
11 November 2016
Minutes after midnight November 3, two New York City transit workers working as construction flaggers on the tracks in Brooklyn tried to jump into an alcove to avoid an oncoming train, but the space was too small for the both of them, leading to the death of one and serious injuries to the other.
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The wild card in Metro’s budget talks: ATU Local 689 Union negotiations "Last month, a group of Metro track workers testified at a board meeting, accusing managers of forcing them to put speed ahead of safety and claiming that the agency wastes money on contractors and consultants who don’t know the system as well as rank-and-file workers."