ATU Local 689 (@ATULocal689 )

ATU Local 689

Bio AMALGAMATED TRANSIT UNION Local 689 - Representing the operators, clerical and maintenance workers of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)
Location Washington, DC Metro-area
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Account created 09-12-2010 21:57:21
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iPhone : We hope the former Transportation Secretary’s prediction is correct. Without $32 billion in emergency operating funds, transit agencies across the country will be unable to protect their employees and serve essential workers! #SaveTransit bit.ly/2FctHMY

iPhone : "It doesn’t have to be this way"-ATU Local 689 response to proposed Metro layoffs. The union is calling for more federal help: "...the worst case scenario can still be avoided if we move fast."
"Political gridlock threatens to strand countless transit dependent riders." #wmata

Twitter Web App : New EPI research finds that unionized workers earn on average 11.2% more than nonunionized peers. Unionized Black workers are paid 13.7% more than their nonunionized peers & unionized Hispanic workers are paid 20.1% more than their nonunionized peers. #1u epi.org/publication/wh…

Twitter Web App : More than 4,000 transit workers in NYC have contracted #COVID19, and 131 of them have died from the virus.

Thank you to ⁦the men and women of TWU and ATU who keep our city moving, even at great risk to themselves.

TWU Local 100⁩ ⁦ATU, Transit Union⁩ baltimoresun.com/coronavirus/sn…

Twitter Web App : Now up for debate! The Protecting Businesses and Workers from COVID-19 Emergency Amendment Act.
More details on this important bill can be found on our website: elissasilverman.com/business_worke…
#ProtectDCworkers