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Updated: 17 min 24 sec ago

150 workers are killed every day on the job.

8 hours 45 min ago
The new AFL-CIO report finds deaths on the job are increasing for people who work in construction, transportation, agriculture, forestry and fishing.
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MetroAccess Workers, Disability Advocates to Call on WMATA to End Contracting

10 hours 45 min ago
Local 1764 says the quality of Metro’s paratransit service is declining and blamed the low wages and resulting high turnover from outsourcing the service.
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Escambia County Transit workers vote “no confidence” on First Transit Corporate

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:57
The more than 60 members of Local 1395 unanimously voted "no confidence " in First Transit corporate after the debacle of mis-managing the ECAT workers 401k defined contribution plan.
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ATU Connecticut Locals join allies to march for climate, jobs and justice

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 06:05
Locals 1336-Bridgport, 1209-New London, 425-Hartford, and 281-New Haven attend CT Roundtable on Climate and Jobs with Sens. Blumenthal and Murphy to speak out against Trump's climate policies and promote the March for Science and People's Climate March.
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Local 1293 member receives award for her work for Lincoln, NE riders group

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 11:47
Citizens For Improved Transit (CFIT) presented an appreciation award to its secretary, Marilyn Kruger, a founding member of CFIT and secretary ever since CFIT was organized.
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New ‘Alerter’ Armbands No Substitute for Real Flagging Protection on Metro tracks

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 11:44
WMATA’s neglect could lead to serious worker injuries, deaths
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