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Bus Drivers and The Right to Pee

TransitCenter StreetsBlogDenver
“We’re in a different world today, where management is all about the money and the company’s bottom line, but where’s the dignity of a person?”

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The Metrobus Driver Strike Is Nearing Month Two

Elliot C. Williams DCist
Over the course of nearly a month, the DC bus drivers strike has intensified: other groups, including a flight attendant union and local union musicians, have joined the picket line. 

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Larry Hanley Was a Transformational Labor Leader.

Larry Cohen Working In These Times
Larry understood that the very existence of mass transit depended on those riders who most depended on it, most often Black, Latino and immigrant workers.
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