Clare Rose Strikers Left Hanging as Anheuser-Busch Comes Through for NYC Teamsters

May 29, 2017 
By Silver Krieger

New York, NY – Anheuser-Busch, which is the direct employer of the workers who deliver their products in Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island, delivered raises and a continued pension plan to those employees on May 25th, while in Long Island, where Clare Rose is the sole distributor of its products, workers were left hanging.

Uber Acknowledges Shortchangin Drivers

May 29, 2017 
By Michael Cordiello, President of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181-1061

New York, NY - Uber has acknowledged that for the past two and a half years they have been underpaying hardworking New Yorkers who drive for the company.

Uber is Pulling a Fast One

May 28, 2017 
By Bhairavi Desai

Statement By Bhairavi Desai, NYTWA Executive Director on Uber's announcement that it will be paying NY drivers back on miscalculated commission

New York, NY - The litigation referenced by Uber was indeed filed by NYTWA Uber members last June with an amended complaint submitted on May 12. While we welcome progress in Uber acknowledging its unlawful deductions, make no mistake: the full amount that Uber owes to drivers is much more than what it is now claiming.

UAW Says GM’s Lordstown Plant Won’t Slow Production

May 26, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Lordstown, OH - General Motors has indefinitely postponed plans to slow down the assembly line at its Lordstown factory, the two United Auto Workers locals representing about 3,000 workers there announced on Facebook on May 16.

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.

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