On Thursday, Local 100 members, along with its transit allies and other union members, took a stand against New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) recently proposed contract demanding cutbacks and concessions.
As the night sky fell over them, members lit up 2 Broadway outside the NYCT Headquarters as they stood along side their brothers and sisters, political figures and labor allies with signs reading “The Bleeding Stops Here! Take a Stand.”
On Nov. 13, the TWU sent a letter to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) urging them to uphold the worker protections that the TWU fought for during the FAST Act. As you recall, Congress enacted the FAST Act in 2015, which renewed public transportation programs (and Amtrak). The TWU successfully fought hard against schemes to […]
On Dec. 3, the TWU filed comments to a Department of Transportation (DOT) document called “Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0” (AV 3.0). This DOT guidance document seeks to rush the use of driverless transit buses without much consideration for how it could harm workers and public safety. The TWU’s comments urge […]
From Transit Division Director Curtis Tate: As we enter this holiday season, we have much to be grateful for. The good feelings that come from being grateful can help us connect with both our members and the communities we serve by uplifting each other and renewing the faith that we are not alone in our […]