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Local 689 Responds to Defective Red Line Communications Cable
"The defective 40-year old communications cable is as old as the Metro system itself, and serves as a reminder of the desperate need for a dedicated funding source and an improved transit experience for the riding public." Read news release here.
Jackie L. Jeter and Top Five Officers of ATU Local 689 Re-Elected to Complete Their Terms
Jackie L. Jeter has been elected to complete her fourth term as President and Business Agent of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689, by an overwhelming 68% of the vote. She, along with Financial Secretary-Treasurer Esker “Butch” Bilger, Recording Secretary Brenda Thomas, First Vice President Carroll “Popeye” Thomas and Second Vice President Raymond Jackson will all return as the union-wide elected Top Five officers of the union.
WMATA: Fund It, Fix It, Make It Fair