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Members of ATU 1019 to Receive compensation for Lost Benefits

November 26, 2014
By Neal Tepel

Washigton, DC - The National Labor Relations Board Region 16 office in Fort Worth agreed with the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1091 that Travis Transit Management Inc. has failed to properly pay it's members benefits owed. According to the NLRB the employer violated the National Labor Relations Act when, it unilaterally implemented changes to its employees' health insurance benefits and retirement plan in 2012.

Rockaway Beach Rail Line Restoration Critical

November 26, 2014
By Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder

The Department of Urban Studies report of the potential uses of the old Rockaway Beach Rail Line has been completed. The document found that reactivation could cost less than $1 billion and service would generate up to 500,000 trips a day. These results clearly indicate that complete restoration of the rail line is affordable, will increase transit options, create quality jobs, boost our economy, ease commutes and clean our environment by taking thousands of cars off the road.

Bikeshare Employee: ‘We Need a Better Deal!’

November 4, 2014
By Marc Bussanich

New York, NY—That’s what Juseg Reynoso told us in a video interview at Union Square recently when we asked him why almost 200 bike share employees are looking to organize with Transport Workers Union Local 100.

International Unions Support Delta Flight Attendants

November 3, 2014
By Stephanie West

Washington, DC -- The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) affiliated unions  held informational picketing at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on October 29th, Delta’s largest hub, to support Delta Air Lines Flight Attendants’ campaign for IAM representation.

TWU Local 100 Gears Up for National Bike Share Organizing Drive

October 31, 2014
By Marc Bussanich

New York, NY—The decision by Alta Bicycle Share to opt out in October of voluntarily recognizing Transport Workers Union Local 100 as the union to represent over 200 Citi Bike employees isn’t stopping the local from launching a national organizing drive to represent Bikeshare workers.

NYPD: Carriage Industry Safe and Well-Regulated

October 31, 2014
By Neal Tepel

New York, NY - Foiled documents from the NYPD on carriage horses for 5 years from 6/1/2014 through 5/31/2014 indicate the horse carriage industry is among the safest forms of transit in New York City.

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