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Thursday, December 22, 2005

God Bless the TWU!!!

NYC Transit Union Moves to Return to Work

NEW YORK - Transit union leaders agreed that the city's subway and bus strike should end while talks resume, a mediator said Thursday in an announcement that brought hope to a city paralyzed by the three-day walkout.
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....Yves Desrmeaux, 47, a Manhattan parking lot attendant who lives in Brooklyn.

"Traffic was dense coming over the Manhattan Bridge," he said. "It (the strike) has really made a significant difference. But the transit workers work hard. I hope the MTA gives them something to make them happy this Christmas."

from yahoo news

I have been following this story on the Mark Riley Show and at the News Blog. The TWU are hard working people who deserve BETTER!!!

"In a WWRL poll, 71% of respondents blamed the MTA and only 14% blamed the transit worker". The is a great story about Workers having the courage to DEMAND respect!!!


Read more here

Comments:
Rise up and demand that right to collective bargaining and just treatment, benfeits and wages. The workers rights in this United States are becoming like that of a developing third world Nation.


Good for the folks from the TWU. Hmmm., I wonder if I can get any of them to help with my campaign???
 
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