Transport Workers Union
The transit workers union is sending a grim message, reminding straphangers of the dangers of the subway system.
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.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer predicts that if things keep going the way they are, 100 people will have been killed in the New York City Subway system this year.
There have been six subway deaths already in 2013. The circumstances in the incidents vary, but Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer said the rash of death on the tracks deserves a closer look.
The incident comes as the Transport Workers Union has launched a campaign to get trains to slow down before they enter the station.
Transit workers want to slow down the speed of subway trains as they enter stations, and they’re taking action, graphically.
The American Airlines seat scare has expanded to a third flight. Some have suspected sabotage, but on Tuesday surfaced a new theory on what’s causing the loose seats.
Nelson Diaz, 54, said he was beaten up, spit on and had his head pushed into his bus window by the suspect, who fled the scene and is still at large.
The MTA has agreed to several union demands including a provision giving subway operators three paid days off when someone is struck by a train, according to a published report.
New York City’s buses and subways are still running today, even though the contract for 34,000 Transport Workers Union workers expired at midnight.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hearing it from upstate and downstate. Protesters, politicians, and union leaders want him to extend the millionaire’s tax.
A vicious assault on a New York City bus driver began with an argument over a small dog. Police said the suspect, a teenaged girl, flew into a rage Tuesday night when her pet was barred from the bus at a stop in the Bronx
The relationship between the workers and the MTA is no better now than it was then.