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Taxi Unions Slam New Uber Pricing System

May 24, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia

New York, NY - Unions representing New York City taxi drivers denounced Uber’s new “route-based pricing” system, saying it reduces the share of the fare that actually goes to drivers.

96 Traffic Agents Move Up to Level II

May 23, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia

New York, NY - Ninety-six traffic enforcement agents formally moved up from Level I to Level II May 19, in a ceremony at the Police Academy complex in College Point, Queens.

AFGE Opposing Privatization Jobs

May 22, 2017  
By Stephanie West

Washington, DC -  The American Federation of Government Employees is joining with other employee organizations in opposing any attempts to privatize the Federal Aviation Administration's air traffic control system.

NLRB Charges Volkswagen Refused to Bargain With UAW

May 21, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Chattanooga, TN - The National Labor Relations Board filed a complaint against Volkswagen May 12, alleging that the company illegally refused to bargain with United Auto Workers Local 42 over changes to health-insurance benefits and scheduling at its Chattanooga factory.

Saskatchewan ATU Sues to Save Province’s Bus Service

May 21, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Regina, Canada - The Amalgamated Transit Union filed a lawsuit May 18 asking the courts to stop the provincial government from closing the publicly owned Saskatchewan Transportation Company bus service.

Fatalities Decrease On Queens Boulevard

May 20, 2017 
By Neal Tepel

Queens, NY - Queens Boulevard has seen zero fatalities since 2014, and New York City will further extend the redesign of Queens Boulevard beginning in June.

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