TWU Still Wants To Bring Back Token Booths

Nearly 3 years after the MTA closed a number of token booths, the Transport Workers Union Local 100 continues to fight for the return of them. Jose Martinez of NY1 has more in this report: They’re not giving up. The MTA has closed almost 180 subway token booths since 2010, but the Transport Workers Union […]

MTA & TWU Still Far Apart On New Contract

As I noted a week ago, it came as no surprise to see the contract between the MTA & TWU Local 100 expire without a new deal in place. I also opined how for the sake of everybody, I hoped a deal would be reached as soon as possible. However that seems to be wishful […]

MTA Contract With TWU Local 100 Expires

A scene many would like to not see again, TWU Local 100 members on strike. Just a few minutes ago, the contract between the MTA & TWU Local 100 expired. This comes as no surprise considering no one from either side or observers such as myself expected a deal to be reached before it did. […]

TWU President Samuelsen Talks Negotiations

Over the years, I have covered the never ending war between the MTA & Transport Workers Union. The latest round in that war is looming as negotiations for a new labor deal are right around the corner. A few days ago, TWU Local 100 President John Samuelsen went on The Brian Lehrer Show to discuss […]

TWU Attacks MTA For Alleged Health Cuts

In a story that just appeared on NY1 a short time ago, the TWU has attacked the MTA over alleged health care cuts. Tina Redwine has more: Doug Kirchner retired from New York City Transit after 28 years driving a city bus. He said he recently had back surgery and got a nasty surprise. “They […]