900 School-Bus Workers Vote to OK Strike

October 28, 2016 
By Steven Wishnia

Brooklyn, NY - Drivers and attendants at two of the city’s leading school-bus contractors voted Oct. 26 to authorize a strike, possibly when their current contract extension expires on Tuesday morning, Nov.

Will Denver Airport Renovation Jeopardize Jobs?

October 22, 2016  
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Denver, CO - Worried that the coming renovation of Denver International Airport will privatize their jobs out of existence, more than 50 food and retail workers wearing red “Am I fired?” T-shirts rallied there Oct. 14.

ATU's Strategic Approaches to Bus Public Transit

October 20, 2016  

By Corey Bearak

Queens, NY – Part three of this four part series of The Public Ought To Know recommended a strategic look at public bus transit.

UAW and Harvard Reach Agreement

October 19, 2016
By Stephanie West, LaborPress USA

Boston, MASS. – Harvard Graduate Students Union-UAW (HGSU-UAW) filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board to conduct a union election for Harvard’s 3,500 teaching and research assistants. 

IAM Files "Unfair Labour Practice" Against Air Canada

October 19, 2016  
By Jerry Cohen - LaborPress Canada

Toronto, CA - ”Air Canada must come clean on the issue of an increased cap on pensionable earnings for our members," demanded IAM Transportation District 140 President and Directing General Chairperson Fred Hospes.

ATU recommends a strategic approach to bus public transit

October 18, 2016  

By Corey Bearak

The Public Ought To Know

Queens, NY – In part two of this four part series of The Public Ought To Know we explored changes to MTA policies that allows management decisions that take buses and bus operators out of service and better use of Select Bus Service (SBS) features. 

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