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Updated: 16 min 41 sec ago

Chattanooga Local protest CARTA poor working conditions

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 08:41
The ATU Local 1212 says some drivers are forced to work too much overtime. The union also claims discrimination by management, and says drivers are not allowed enough time for bathroom breaks.
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Uber has no place in International Association of Public Transport

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 06:34
ATU International President Larry Hanley says Uber should start being a better partner to the cities it operates in by "paying a living wage to their drivers who call those cities home."
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Milwaukee Local strikes deal to ensures streetcar workers can join ATU

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 13:07
Local 998 President James Macon says, “Whether on buses or streetcars, transit jobs should be good, union jobs.” He continued, “This agreement means that transit workers in Milwaukee can unite to protect and raise living standards.”
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Thunder Bay Local gives back with Santa Bus Food Drive

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 13:39
“Each year we are blown away by the generosity of all those who help us to stuff the bus,” said Local 966 President Ken Koza. “The donations we receive make a real difference in our community."
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D.C. May Seek To End Private Contracts For Public Transit

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 08:12
A coalition of organized labor and social justice groups are calling on D.C. lawmakers to stop the District from contracting out public transit services, saying the private firms that operate the Circulator bus system and D.C. Streetcar ...
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TriMet workers approve new contract

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 10:37
Local 757-Portland, OR members overwhelmingly approved their tentative agreement. The contract now goes to the TriMet Board of Directors for consideration at its Dec. 13 meeting.
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