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WPIX 11 New York

'Tsunami' of attacks on transit workers has MTA brass, unions joining to suggest body cams, other preventive measures
WPIX 11 New York
EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn -- After yet another MTA worker was attacked by passengers -- this time, in an attack captured on cellphone video -- top brass at the MTA joined with the Transport Workers Union to share new methods they're employing to try and ...
MTA, TWU Local 100 Fight Back Against Subway Attacks « CBS ...CBS New York
MTA, union unveil measures to combat assaults on workersamNY
NYC subway conductors to be equipped with body cameras in effort to stem violenceNY1
Gothamist -News 12 Brooklyn -New York Daily News
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Australia: Transport union cancels Victorian bus drivers strike
World Socialist Web Site
The Transport Workers Union (TWU) issued a statement on Wednesday night, unilaterally cancelling a 24-hour strike of up to 1,000 bus drivers across the Australian state of Victoria, which had been slated to occur the following day. The union has also ...

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New York Post

Transit union activist Tramell Thompson compares pro-Cuomo MTA ...
New York Post
A black train conductor who is running for the head of the city's transit union called some of his co-workers “slaves” on a public forum for campaigning...
Black subway conductor calls colleagues 'slaves' for backing ...New York Daily News

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NBC New York

Angry Subway Passengers Attack Conductor Following Announcement That Train Would Be Running Express
NBC New York
A conductor at the Grant Street station announced at around 3 a.m. Saturday that the A train would be going express, according to the Transport Workers Union Local 100. Three people on the train complained they'd missed their stop, and fought with the ...
Straphangers Punch Conductor In Subway Attack Caught On CameraCBS New York
NY: Angry Subway Riders Beat Conductor on Brooklyn Train after They Miss Their (press release) (blog)
SEE IT: Angry subway riders beat conductor on Brooklyn train after ...New York Daily News

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The Maritime Executive

ITF Questions Awarding of ICTSI Contract in Australia
The Maritime Executive
The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) is calling for an inquiry into the contract won by International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) to operate the Webb Dock terminal at the Port of Melbourne, Australia. ITF President and ...
Calls for Melbourne port operator inquiryNewcastle Star
Calls for Melbourne port operator inquiry | Daily Mail OnlineDaily Mail
Calls for Melbourne port operator inquiry | SBS NewsSBS

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San Francisco Examiner

Muni closes two bus yards on weekends during operator shortage, union cries foul
San Francisco Examiner
The City closed two bus yards this summer amidst a Muni operator shortage, potentially straining already worn-to-the-bone bus drivers. That's the allegation of the Transport Workers Union Local 250-A, which represents Muni operators. And, TWU Local 250 ...

Jacobin magazine

Public Sector Workers Should Have the Right to Strike
Jacobin magazine
John Samuelsen, the international president of the Transport Workers Union (TWU), went even further, entering the realm of self-parody by telling the Chief-Leader, “I am extremely skeptical of her newfound support of striking. I believe that she will ...
Nixon's Taylor Law Folly (Free Article)The Chief-Leader

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NBC Bay Area

San Francisco Bell Ringing Contest Boycotted by Workers
NBC Bay Area
"The cable car operators decided not to participate to let the city and county of San Francisco know that cable car service is being is being reduced," said Roger Marenco, president of the Transport Workers Union. "It's definitely less pay when there ...

Florida Today

Kennedy Space Center firefighters picket near spaceport to protest contract
Florida Today
“It's a reminder to NASA that we didn't go away, and we're not the signing deal, and the firemen are still here and you're still putting the screws to them,” said Kevin Smith, president of Transport Workers Union Local 525, which bargains on behalf of ...
Benefits for KSC firefighters in jeopardy, with pay cuts potentially on the horizonSpaceFlight Insider

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Union seeks the public's help clearing up its 'Most Wanted' list of transit attackers
Also making the TWU's "Most Wanted" list is a man who spit on a Bronx bus driver last November, two males who slugged a station cleaner in the Bronx, and a man who sucker-punched a 60-year-old Q train conductor at the Prospect Park subway station.

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