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April 18, 2016

Thousands of retirees and union members held a rally on Capitol Hill to demand that Congress block the Central States Pension Fund from cutting their pensions. Machinists & Teamsters support retirees in their effort to get the Treasury department to reject the Central...

April 14, 2016

The IAM Local 1529 Negotiating Committee recently completed the Negotiation Preparation Program at the Winpisinger Center in Hollywood, MD. First row from left: Committee member Toni Shelton. Second row: Local 1529 Vice President Randall Birdsall and Committee member C...

February 19, 2016

          Uber drivers were joined by their organized labor allies such as the Machinists Union and the New York Taxi Workers Alliance to say that Uber is threatening their livelihoods.



February 4, 2016

New York, NY - The union representing Black Car operators around town has launched a fresh campaign to organize angry Uber drivers who are finding it increasing impossible to earn a living behind the wheel. Click here for full story



December 31, 2015

The 2015 Boston “Snowmageddon” brought with it many unprecedented challenges, and arguably none of them greater than keeping public transportation running in the city. With the largest snowfall on record of more than 110 inches, most of which was condensed into a singl...

August 4, 2015

 New York, NY - One of the most alarming criticisms aimed at Uber during July’s showdown between the app-based car service and the City of New York, came from those charging that the $50 billion corporate giant is intent on automating every driver out of their automobi...

July 24, 2015


New York, NY - A controversial cap on the amount of additional cars Uber can continue pumping onto New York City streets may have been left on the side of the road for now, but that doesn’t mean that the welfare of all those drivers is being ignored. 


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