Archived News Stories:
Metro names chief executive and board members: Metro union head Jackie Jeter said Sarles faces "a lack of trust in WMATA's ability to restore safety to the system. To regain trust and turn the system around, management - from Sarles all the way down - needs to listen to workers and consider their recommendations." Read the full article Here
Metro, national transit workers rally on Capitol Hill for more federal funding: Thousands of local and national transit workers rallied Tuesday on Capitol Hill for greater and more flexible federal funding for the country's ailing public transportation systems.Read the full article Here View photos from the rally Here Article by Ann Scott Tyson-Washington Post Staff Writer-Section B04
published 4/ 28/10
President Jeter Testifies Before Congress: President Jeter testified before the congressional Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Postal Service, and the District of Columbia on Tuesday, July 14th, as part of a hearing into the June 22nd train crash at Fort Totten. Click here to read Ms. Jeter's Full Testimony. Click here to watch the NBC 4 coverage of the hearings.
President Jackie Jeter on The Kojo Nnamdi Show: Listen as she talks about ATU Local 689, the "We Make It Work" campaign, and how the members of Local 689 make the system work through various circumstances. The Kojo Nnamdi Show airs on WAMU 88.5 weekdays, noon to 2 pm. To listen to the full broadcast Click here.
Recording Secretary, Anthony Garland interviewed about the We Make it Work Campaign: Listen to the three part interview recorded on July 28th on WPFW during We Ourselves hosted by Ambrose Lane. Click here to listen.
Articles featured Local 689 or Metro: Various articles about the Union. Click here to read.
Making Metrobus Safer for Drivers: Recording Secretary, Anthony Garland, recently wrote an editorial article for the Washington Post about operator safety. Click here to read the article.
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