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Transit Works Say They Smell a Rat

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Members of Transport Worker's Union 100 blame MTA Chief Financial Officer Gary Dellaverson for not coming up with money to save the MTA. Their shouts echoed down four blocks on Madison Avenue in front of the MTA headquarters this afternoon. Protesters from Transport Workers Union 100 lined Madison Avenue.

Protesters from Transport Workers Union 100 lined Madison Avenue.


'Hey Gary. Gary, Gary. Hey Gary. Gary, Gary.'

Anita Clinton speaking at a rally today in front of MTA headquarters

Anita Clinton speaking at a rally today in front of MTA headquarters

Anita Clinton is the chairwoman of the Transport Workers women's committee and a mechanic. She questions why the MTA has to raise fares, cut service, and lay off workers.

'Obviously they need some lessons in auditing and finance 101.'

The MTA has frozen all hiring and up to 1,100 workers could be laid off.

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