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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.

Pilots Unionize at Canada’s 2nd-Largest Airline

May 19, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Calgary, Canada - Pilots at WestJet, Canada’s second-largest airline, have voted to join the Air Line Pilots Association, the union announced May 12.

CWA Local 1182 Holds April General Meeting

May 15, 2017 
By Silver Krieger

New York, NY - CWA Local 1182 held a general meeting on Saturday, April 22nd. The meeting was chaired and called to order by President of Local 1182, Syed Rahim. Mohammed Shahjahan, Secretary and Treasurer of Local 1182, conducted the meeting.

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