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Local 689 News:
Debra Carter: Using Lyft and Uber Undermines the Mission of Transit Agencies like MetroAccess
On April 27, 2016, I sat on a panel where we discussed the problems of transit agencies, like MetroAccess, partnering with transportation network companies (TNCs) like Uber and Lyft would be ineffective in meeting the challenges of paratransit workers throughout the nation, including here in the DMV. Read more here.
Statement from ATU Local 689 on Lawsuit to Reinstate Seyoum Haile
The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 689 is suing to reinstate Local 689 member Seyoum Haile to his job because the issue of his firing has been investigated, litigated and concluded by an independent third party arbitrator who has ruled that he must return to work. Read entire statement here.