News Tagged With: labor-unions
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August 11, 2014

D.C. cab cos. unite against ride-sharing services

Cabdrivers are joining labor unions, labor organizers and cab companies are lobbying jointly, and rival taxi executives are sharing notes and filing complaints and lawsuits, according to a report.


July 17, 2014

Long Island Rail Road strike averted, deal reached

Provides the 17% wage increase recommended by the Presidential Emergency Board, and includes the first-ever healthcare contributions from the 5,400 workers that make up the eight unions while protecting commuters and the MTA’s long-term financial stability.


December 9, 2013

Disabled brace for possible BART, AC Transit strikes

While one agency reaches the end of its "cooling-off period" and another could strike any time, passengers say they are disproportionately affected.


April 29, 2013

Ohio’s TARTA paratransit union issues driver complaints

Grievances included low pay, severe discipline, and denied requests for bathroom breaks.


November 6, 2012

CTA, unions reach agreement

Provides for afternoon and evening shifts, which will be paid at straight time instead of overtime, and there will be greater flexibility in shift starting times. These are changes that will save around $750,000 annually.


August 1, 2011

AC Transit: Labor decisions save $7M

Employees will contribute 10 percent of the cost of their monthly medical and dental insurance premiums and receive one less paid holiday.


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