Saturday October 23, 2021
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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/09/21
After several takeback contracts in a row, the imposition of part-time status on new hires, sub-par health insurance with an ever growing price tag that eats up wage increases, and being left to fend for themselves during the pandemic with no PPE or hazard pay, CTA workers in Amalgamated Transit Union Local 241/308 are fighting back.
BY Tom Burke | Kalamazoo, MI | 7/09/19
The Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority abruptly canceled their meeting on July 8, leaving 40 bus drivers and union supporters wondering, “What is really happening?”
BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 1/20/19
About 500 people rallied and marched thru Grand Rapids, January 19, to build resistance to Trump during the 2019 Women’s March.
BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 9/01/16
30 union bus drivers and their supporters rallied outside the meeting of the Interurban Transit Partnership - also known as the Rapids Board - the afternoon of Aug. 31, demanding a decent contract in negotiations.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 7/02/15
Milwaukee, WI -The first day of the work stoppage called by Amalgamated Transit Union 998 ended with a lively picket of hundreds, July 1.
BY Peter Adamczak | Madison, WI | 1/29/13
Unions and community groups, including the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 998 (ATU), Disability Rights Wisconsin and Community Action Now (CAN) gathered inside the Capitol Building here, Jan. 23, for a press conference demanding a reversal of a 10% funding cut, increased funding for transit and the creation of a Regional Transit Authority with elected members.
BY Laura Langley | Tuscaloosa, AL | 3/04/10
Members of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1208 went on strike here, March 1.
BY Network to Fight for Economic Justice | Tuscaloosa, AL | 2/17/10
In Tuscaloosa, Alabama, bus drivers are in the midst of a struggle for a living wage. Fed up with earning poverty wages, the bus drivers are demanding their first union contract.
BY Laura Langley | Tuscaloosa, AL | 2/04/10
Bus drivers, with the support of students at the University of Alabama (UA), are organizing a union campaign to win a living wage.
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