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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 c

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."

Aussie Bus driver dies after being doused in fuel and set alight in Brisbane "Rail, Tram and Bus Union Queensland state secretary Tom Brown said the 29-year-old’s death was a terrible tragedy."

Aussie Bus driver dies after being doused in fuel and set alight in Brisbane "Rail, Tram and Bus Union Queensland state secretary Tom Brown said the 29-year-old’s death was a terrible tragedy."
Passengers treated for smoke inhalation and a man is arrested at the scene in Moorooka in Brisbane’s south after attack that police say appears to be random
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2016/oct/28/bus-driver-dies-a...

Mistreatment of crew on sub-standard ship leads to detention

Mistreatment of crew on sub-standard ship leads to detention
http://www.ilo.org/global/standards/maritime-labour-convention/news/WCMS...
28 October 2016
Mistreatment of crew on sub-standard ship leads to detention

NYC MTA TWU 100 bus drivers have called in nearly 1,000 threats this year amid ongoing verbal abuse from passengers

NYC MTA TWU 100 bus drivers have called in nearly 1,000 threats this year amid ongoing verbal abuse from passengers
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/mta-bus-drivers-call-1-000-threats-y...

NYC MTA TWU 100 J train conductor hospitalized after Lower East Side assault that sent commuters into frenzy

NYC MTA TWU 100 J train conductor hospitalized after Lower East Side assault that sent commuters into frenzy
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/subway-conductor-assaulted...

NYC MTA TWU 100 J train conductor hospitalized after Lower East Side assault that sent commuters into frenzy

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