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Transit Workers

Congress: This Year, Protect Our Mass Transit

William Lynch III | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
William Lynch III

The economic development from mass transit is also tremendous. For one, public transit workers in America are typically represented by a labor union. This means workers have an advocate who will ensure they have decent wages, benefits and safe working conditions.

MTA Bus Driver Claiming Supervisor Licked Her Face

Posted 06.21.2012 | New York

MTA bus driver Nancy Jenkins is claiming her supervisor licked her on the face at the Kingsbridge Depot in the Bronx. The Daily News reports on the...

Muslim And Sikh MTA Workers Allowed To Wear Religious Headwear

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.31.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- New Yorks Sikh and Muslim transit workers will be allowed to wear religious head coverings without a government agency logo after years of...

48 Transit Workers Win Lottery Jackpot

AP | Posted 06.26.2012 | Money

PHILADELPHIA — A pool of 48 workers at Philadelphia's transit agency scored the jackpot-winning ticket in this week's $172.7 million Powerball d...

Transit Workers Protest Layoffs And Service Cuts | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

About 1,000 members of the Transport Workers Union gathered for a rally Tuesday by Pennsylvania Station to denounce the Metropolitan Transportation Au...

MTA Station Booths Must Reopen, Rules Judge

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A judge has ordered that the 42 station booths closed by the MTA in May be reopened and restaffed with station agents. Some 266 workers were laid of...

Bus Service Slowdown: Contract Feud Between MTA And Transit Workers Could Lead To Commute Problems | Pete Donohue | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Straphangers beware: your commute could take longer next Wednesday because of the simmering contract dispute between transit workers and the MTA. A...