WASHINGTON—JetBlue flight attendants have voted to join the Transport Workers Union by a margin of almost 2–1, according to results announced Apr. 17.
New York, NY — Thousands of protestors took to the streets nationwide on April 14th and 15th, rallying against the bombing of Syria and demanding that money be spent on people, not war.
NEW YORK, NY – On April 6th, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo toured MTA New York City Transit’s 207th Street Car Overhaul Shop with MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota and announced a series of accelerated car repairs.
DENVER, Colo.—Bus drivers and train engineers for the Denver area’s Regional Transportation District have ratified a contract that will give them the biggest raise they’ve had since the authority was established in 1969.
On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz we’re talking about the #CountMeIn movement with Campaign Director Michael Hellstrom and the the fight against so-called “open shop” development in NYC; United Firefighters Association President Gerard Fitzgerald joins us to discuss the latest tragic deaths to hit the FDNY, as well as the problems of trying to…
New York, NY – Cynthia Nixon, candidate for New York State Governor, has taken an unusually anti-union approach to campaigning. Nixon’s statements towards workers are hostile and antagonistic. She clearly has little knowledge about the issues and industries of New York. In addition, she consistently sounds ignorant of the role of a Governor and state…
WASHINGTON—The Teamsters Union urged stronger restrictions on self-driving vehicles after an automated SUV being tested by Uber killed a woman in Arizona Mar. 18. “Steps must be taken to avoid these situations in the future,” the union said in a statement Mar. 19.
New York, NY — New details have emerged about the deadly accident at the College Point bus depot in Queens that claimed the life of an MTA worker Tuesday morning, March 27, – the second MTA worker fatality within one week.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Holding white carnations and “Stop the Race to the Bottom” signs, about 150 taxi drivers rallied on the steps of City Hall March 28. They were mourning Nicanor Ochisor—the fourth financially strapped cabbie to commit suicide in the last four months—and demanding that the city do something to stop the industry’s decimation by…
VANCOUVER, British Columbia—With the provincial government considering a move to enable workers to unionize by card check, a coalition of 13 business groups are urging it to continue requiring a vote by secret ballot.