Representing the operators, clerical and maintenance workers of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).
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The bowling league had a ball last Sunday!
Next bowling will be
Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 4:00 pm
AMF Capital Plaza Lanes
4601 Cooper Ln.
Hyattsville, MD 20784
Local 689 News:
A contingent of transit workers and Ward 6 residents gathered at the corner of H and 14th Streets NE on Friday to demand that unfairly-fired streetcar workers be re-hired so that service on the long-delayed DC Streetcar can begin. Led by Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 689—the union representing WMATA workers—volunteers circulated petitions asking Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DC Council to intervene in a “financial and planning fiasco that is quickly becoming a human rights fiasco.”
Will the TPP really protect workers?
Hundreds Rally for Accessibility at Metro Headquarters
Sixty-degree temperatures could not stop more than 200 transit workers, riders and members of the labor community from rallying outside of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Headquarters at the Rally for Accessibility. The crowd called on Metro to secure safe and reliable transportation for riders, an 8-hour workday, and fair wages for the MetroAccess workforce.
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