John Samuelsen

A closed subway stop is viewed in Brooklyn the morning after a major winter storm on January 27, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Union: Develop Plan To Keep Some NYC Subways Running During Severe Snowstorms

The union president representing transit workers is calling on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to develop a plan that could keep at least the underground portions of the subway system running in a severe snowstorm.

01/29/2015

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Union, School Bus Company Avoid Looming Strike In Westchester

Less than 48 hours before Transport Workers Union Local 100 members were to walk off the job at Mile Square, the union and the company reached a tentative deal that was supported unanimously by the negotiating committee, the union said on Saturday.

05/17/2014

Times Square Subway Station Closed Due To Hurricane Sandy (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

MTA Responds To Union’s Allegations Of Docked Pay For Storm-Stricken Workers

Hundreds of transit workers were not paid for allegedly not showing up to work ahead of Superstorm Sandy, according to a transit workers union, which claimed those employees had no other choice.

11/08/2012

The Bergen Street subway station is seen closed during the transit strike - Brooklyn, NY - Dec 20, 2005 - Photo: NICHOLAS ROBERTS/AFP/Getty Images

NYC Transit Strike Started Five Years Ago Today

The relationship between the workers and the MTA is no better now than it was then.

12/20/2010