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Canadian Ousted Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 TTC union head accuses parent association of intimidating officials

Canadian Ousted Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 TTC union head accuses parent association of intimidating officials
The suspended president of the TTC’s largest union is accusing the association’s American-based parent organization ATU of coercing union officials into signing a “loyalty pledge” against him.
https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/transportation/2017/02/06/ousted-ttc-un...

Drawing for ILWU LA and Long Beach port jobs ordered to restart after abrupt suspension

Drawing for LA and Long Beach port jobs ordered to restart after abrupt suspension
http://www.presstelegram.com/business/20170206/drawing-for-la-and-long-b...
Dock workers enter the hall to get their jobs for the day. On Monday, those who submitted cards for the lottery were supposed to learn if their names had been drawn to join the casuals, but Monday’s lottery was halted. Brittany Murray — Staff Photographer

Chicago Capitalist Mayor Emanuel Rahm's CTA Port-A-Potties Are So Dirty Some Bus Drivers Wear Diapers, ATU 308 Union Says "“The current portable bathrooms the CTA bought are the bottom-dollar model, they don’t even have running water or heat

Chicago Capitalist Mayor Emanuel Rahm's CTA Port-A-Potties Are So Dirty Some Bus Drivers Wear Diapers, ATU 308 Union Says
"“The current portable bathrooms the CTA bought are the bottom-dollar model, they don’t even have running water or heat, and often the hand sanitizer is empty or broken. This is an absolute disrespect to the workers who move nearly 1 million Chicagoans every day,"

Canadian TTC union heads fired in power battle with U.S. ATU International "U.S. parent organization pushing out Local 113 president Bob Kinnear and 16 other top officials."

Canadian TTC union heads fired in power battle with U.S. ATU International "U.S. parent organization pushing out Local 113 president Bob Kinnear and 16 other top officials."
Mr. Kinnear said the local has not received enough support from the international union in these battles, claiming it is treated with “disdain.”
http://ht.ly/1eCd308G5WI
OLIVER MOORE AND JEFF GRAY
The Globe and Mail (includes correction)
Published Friday, Feb. 03, 2017 10:46AM EST
Last updated Monday, Feb. 06, 2017 1:59PM EST

Canadian TTC union heads fired in power battle with U.S. ATU International "U.S. parent organization pushing out Local 113 president Bob Kinnear and 16 other top officials."

Canadian TTC union heads fired in power battle with U.S. ATU International "U.S. parent organization pushing out Local 113 president Bob Kinnear and 16 other top officials."
http://ht.ly/1eCd308G5WI
OLIVER MOORE AND JEFF GRAY
The Globe and Mail (includes correction)
Published Friday, Feb. 03, 2017 10:46AM EST
Last updated Monday, Feb. 06, 2017 1:59PM EST

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