Governor Andrew Cuomo sprang his announcement of a five-year contract agreement with the state’s largest union on Tuesday afternoon—the last possible moment to win legislative approval of the deal so checks can start going out to union members. But he publicly released no details of what he was about to ask lawmakers to approve before they end their session today. Continue reading
With the TA implementing a rule where in order to get paid for overtime, T/O & C/R’s are required to sign out. No more just dropping your Claim Exemption Form into the box and going home. Continue reading
Ready to get your Medical Card updated? Feeling healthy, and you cruised through your last exam? What’s to worry about? Plenty.
While TWU local 100 members were waiting for their 2012 contract to be settled, President John Samuelsen devised a plan to stall out contract negotiations which affected over 38,000 members until he found a way to get elected as International Vice President. Continue reading
Prior to Roger Toussaints administration there were no swing rooms in the field in Brooklyn (TA Surface Dept) for bus operators to relieve themselves. There were only a couple in the OA. Continue reading
Hundreds of New Yorkers poured into lower Manhattan Sunday afternoon in a show of solidarity with immigrants and refugees seeking entry into the United States – and many of the city’s union workers were among them.
He did it in this current 2017 contract with the “expression of breasts milk facilities” and he has also done it in 2014… Continue reading