ATU Local 689 (@ATULocal689 )

ATU Local 689

Bio AMALGAMATED TRANSIT UNION Local 689 - Representing the operators, clerical and maintenance workers of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)
Location Washington, DC Metro-area
Tweets 5,3K
Followers 3,1K
Following 1,2K
Account created 09-12-2010 21:57:21
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iPhone : Our Machinists Union bus mechanics are the best in the business and #MBTA riders deserve the best. Taxpayer dollars should be used to improve public transit, not line the pockets of outside contractors. Keep your promise, MBTA.…

Twitter Web App : Thank you Senator Sanders! Unions have always been on the front lines of fighting for public services that work for all of us.…

Twitter Web App : TWU bikeshare workers Divvy marched into the boss’ office demanding FAIR WAGES! @Lyft @Motivate_co #MotivateLyft4FairWages

Twitter Web App : Our rally is starting! Fight for $15!! CASA in Action UNITE HERE Local 25 For Our Future VA 32BJ SEIU SEIU Virginia 512

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iPhone : Congratulations to the extraordinarily brave women and men of ATU Local 689 who fought for safe buses and good jobs for everyone in our community. You are heroes. #UnionStrong…

Twitter Web App : ATU Local 689 Members Approve Tentative Agreement with Transdev at Cinder Bed Road, Ending 84 Day Strike

iPhone : Right! Metro is being forced to rearrange the deck chairs because of arbitrary 3% subsidy growth cap. Instead our elected leaders should be increasing transit investment, making service more frequent & reliable, converting lanes to dedicated bus lanes, & make fares affordable.…

iPhone : If the 3% jurisdictional subsidy growth cap didn't exist in its current form, and better allowed #WMATA to pursue initiatives that would boost ridership without having to worry about the balance sheet as much, perhaps we still wouldn't be talking about "right-sizing."…

iPhone : Guess who we ran into?

Thanks so much Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for supporting workers as we organize in the tech and game industries!

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iPhone : Should Public Transit Be Free? More Cities Say, Why Not? Let us know what you think about free #publictransit. #transit