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The Empire

State Senator Espaillat Snags TWU Endorsement for Congressional Bid

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

While Congress Charles Rangel was leaving city hall—sans walker—after receiving the endorsement form Comptroller John Liu, one of his opponents in the primary battle in the new 13th Congressional district, state Senator Adriano Espaillat, was in the uptown offices of Transport Workers Union Local 100, receiving his own endorsement.

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The Empire

Espaillat, TWU Call on MTA to Improve Workplace Safety After Alleged Licking Incident

Friday, June 01, 2012

The day after calling on MTA CEO Joseph Lhota to take action against a supervisor who allegedly licked a female employment, State Senator and 13th Congressional district candidate Adriano Espaillat stood with members of the transit workers union to call for stronger safeguards against harassment in the workplace.

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WNYC News

In Subway Signal Inspection Scandal, Union Puts Blame on Management

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

WNYC

Transport Workers Union President John Samuelsen slammed the planned arrests on Friday of 10 NY MTA workers for faking signal inspections in the subway. The workers allegedly falsely claimed they checked the signals that keep trains moving smoothly and prevent them from crashing into each other.

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WNYC News

MTA-Union Talks Suspended

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Talks broke down Thursday between Transport Workers Local Union 100 and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Members of TWU gathered in the lobby of New York City Transit headquarters in Lower Manhattan and accused the authority of bargaining in the media, instead of at the negotiation table.

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WNYC News

Q&A | MTA Chief Joseph Lhota on Improving the MTA’s Image

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

WNYC

MTA Chief Joseph Lhota believes the Metropolitan Transportation Authority deserves more respect. Confirmed Monday by the New York State Senate, Lhota’s main goal seems simple enough on paper: getting the public not to hate on the nation’s largest transit agency. 

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WNYC News

MTA Contract Talks With Union Delayed

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

WNYC

The MTA and its main union have canceled a bargaining session ten days before their labor contract is set to expire.

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