Transport Workers Union Local 100

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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

Local track at 14th Street A/C/E subway station in Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

MTA Chief Pushes Back Against TWU On Subway Slowdown

An executive with the transit union went up against the acting chairman of the MTA today on the subject of subway safety and train speed.

01/30/2013

Chalk Outline on Subway Tracks (credit: TWU100)

TWU Creates New Art For Subway Slowdown Campaign

Transit workers want to slow down the speed of subway trains as they enter stations, and they’re taking action, graphically.

01/18/2013

The No. 1 train. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

Transit Union Urging Subway Operators To Slow Down

Fliers were distributed last week by the Transport Workers Union Local 100 asking train operators to “enter every station as if there is a pair of yellow lanterns at the entrance.”

01/15/2013

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

An MTA bus (credit: Getty Images)

Brooklyn-Based State Assemblyman William Colton Calls For Action From MTA

“We are going to let the MTA know that we will not tolerate their irresponsible disregard for the public need for transportation in our neighborhood,” Colton said at a rally on Saturday at the Ulmer Park Bus Depot.

06/16/2012

Taser stun gun (file / credit: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

New York Senator Proposes Equipping Transit Workers With Tasers

The idea played to mixed reviews from several commuters in midtown Manhattan.

04/17/2012

A picture submitted to RatFreeSubways.com of a rat at Grand Central Station. (credit: RatFreeSubways.com)

Ride The Rails For Free With Best Rat Pic

We see them scurrying around the subway on the tracks and sometimes even on the trains. Rats have become almost a New York City icon, but now a new campaign is hoping your rat pics will help rid the subway of the furry creatures once and for all.

01/18/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks - Albany, NY - Oct 17, 2011 (credit: Governor's Office)

Calls Continue For Gov. Cuomo To Extend Millionaire’s Tax

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hearing it from upstate and downstate. Protesters, politicians, and union leaders want him to extend the millionaire’s tax.

10/25/2011