Tramell Thompson Address MTA Board On Issues Of No Light Duty Work For Pregnant Women & More!

Tramell Thompson at the February 26th 2020 MTA Board meeting addressing the commissioners with women issuesβ€” specifically the MTA not providing light duty work for pregnant women and how these women using up their sick time affects their promotional opportunities.

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Sarah Feinberg Becomes Interim President Of NYCT– Tramell Thompson Gives His Thoughts.

𝐅𝐨𝐫 𝐈𝐦𝐦𝐞𝐝𝐒𝐚𝐭𝐞 π‘πžπ₯𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞 πŸ“°

Sarah Feinberg with infant strapped to her does platform work during L Train shutdown.

First all congrats to Sarah Feinberg on becoming interim President of NYCT. It’s a tough and challenging position and I give her credit for taking it on even at an interim level. 

But I don’t know how much she knows our jobs or how dangerous our jobs are when she exhibited unsafe behavior by putting on a MTA vest with her child strapped to her casually doing work on the L line platform.

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Women’s issues are taken lightly in the MTA

   MTA was once a male dominated industry, but when the shift changed in the amount of women entering in the workforce and entering in more nontraditional trades it was inevitable that more and more women would come to Work for the MTA. With the amount of women working for the MTA rapidly changing our basic needs are still not being met in this Rapid Transportation industry.

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