A decade later, there is still no clear answer, and plans for further research in the world’s second-largest subway system (only London’s Tube has more miles of track) have been blocked by the Metropolitan Transit Authority. While the Columbia study found that subway workers were not being exposed to toxic steel dust and other pollutants above federal workplace safety limits, […]
Train Operators & Conductors Are Supposed To Get Paid Up Until The Time They Sign Out [Arbitration Award Inside].
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.
It smells to high heavens at TWU Local 100 under John Samuelsen. The local is being overrun by vultures, vendors and parasites who have returned to the good ole days, days that made unions become known as thriving centers of corruption and rip-offs.
Ready to get your Medical Card updated? Feeling healthy, and you cruised through your last exam? What’s to worry about? Plenty.
John Samuelsen Gave Himself A 10% $24,970 Raise From 2014-2016 As TWU International VP Topping His Salary To Whopping $267,696
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.
Local 100 President John Samuelsen DOES NOTHING About The Closing Of Swing Rooms For Bus Operators. [Documents Inside]
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.
NYC union workers stand with refugees, EXCEPT Local 100 President John Samuelsen at Battery Park protest. Does he secretly support Trump?
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.
John Samuelsen Uses Women Issues To sell Contracts. What Has He Done To Really Help Women On This Job?
He did it in this current 2017 contract with the “expression of breasts milk facilities” and he has also done it in 2014…
“The New York Transit Contract Struggle”- STEVE DOWNS predicting the failure of the Samuelsen administration
A LONGTIME MEMBER of the New Directions (ND) caucus in Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 100, and currently a supporter of the Rank and File Advocate newspaper produced by concerned members of ND, New York subway train operator Steve Downs was interviewed for Against the Current by Samuel Farber. This interview was completed shortly after the ratification of the new […]
Thomas Trap, a track inspector for Metro – the problem-ridden D.C. subway and flagship of the nation’s second-busiest transit system – was fired on Jan. 4. The fact that he was a whistleblower and spoke at a press conference yesterday about Metro’s lack of a “safety culture” may not be a coincidence. Trap’s firing highlights the continuing struggle over who is […]
Our Union hand delivered the demands to the MTA. What was the purpose of writing them on sticky notes and attaching them on a wall at 2 Broadway? Is the expectation the MTA negotiations committee will come downstairs and read them on the wall? As stated on the Local’s website. It was for dramatic effect. Drama will not win us […]
Local 100 Contract, Bylaws, Constitution, Discipline Procedure Manual, PLUS MUCH MORE. All available here!
TWU members lost a significant raise due to John Samuelsen stalling the 2012 contract negotiations and getting us a 5 year contract – Letter inside
In 2012 the MTA was offering us an 8% raise… When Samuelsen ran to Gov. Cuomo in 2014 to get us a contract, we got that same 8% that always been on the table… Which means local 100 members lost a significant amount of money and ultimately received 2 ZEROS because of Samuelsen being self serving.