IAM & United Airlines Reach Deal

February 3, 2017 
By Stephanie West

Washington, D.C. – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) has announced it has reached seven tentative agreements with United Airlines for approximately 30,000 workers at the airline.

Machinists File for Union Vote at Boeing South Carolina

January 25, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

North Charleston, SC - The International Association of Machinists filed a petition Jan. 20 to have the about 2,850 production workers at Boeing South Carolina vote on whether they want to join the union.

Dayton Bus Strike Settled

January 21, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Dayton, OH - Workers at the Dayton Regional Transport Authority ratified a new contract Jan. 17, settling a dispute that had led to a four-day strike from Jan. 9-13.

Upstate Airport Economic Development

January 17, 2017 
By Stephanie West

Albany, NY - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that Plattsburgh International Airport will receive $38 million through Upstate Airport Economic Development and Revitalization Competition to jumpstart the airport’s $43 million overhaul of the North Country aviation gateway. This project will create 825 construction jobs.

Lives are Forever Derailed As the Subway Rolls On

January 13, 2017
By Joe Maniscalco

Mary Laatif with Louis Gray III.

Brooklyn NY - Mary Laatif stood with members of her family at the corner of Church Avenue and Beverley Road Wednesday evening, thinking a lot about the man with whom she spent 31 years of her life. But mostly, she thought about how much she doesn’t want to see the tragedy that took her husband Louis Gray last fall, strike another TWU family like hers. 

TWU Leader: 'The Dangers We Face Are All Around'

January 13, 2017
By Joe Maniscalco

Memorial placard honors Louis Gray and fellow MTA workers killed on the job.

Brooklyn, NY - On Wednesday, TWU Local 100 President John Samuelsen told Kensington neighbors gathered at Church Avenue and Beverley Road, that he knew exactly what was wrong before he even answered his phone late on November 3.

“It’s that distinct ring,” the union leader said. “I mean, it’s the same ring. But when you’ve been through this enough times you can tell what the ring is going to bring.”

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