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We're asking 1056 members join us on Sept 12 2015
(REVISED) VISION ZERO STATEMENT
Vision Zero Law and Driving in NYC. (Please Read)
Vision Zero Law
Vision Zero Law, Local Law 29
Vision Zero Amendment
Introduced Amendment Vision Zero Law

Trans Pacific Partnership and Fast Track
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Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

In an order released June 30, the Supreme Court granted the petition filed by Rebecca Friedrichs and her co-plaintiffs asking the Court to review the constitutionality of compulsory union dues. Today’s action means the case will be briefed and argued this fall, with a decision due by June 30, 2016.
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Another View: Leave transit workers’ pensions alone

Have you ever been beaten with a lead pipe or had bodily fluids thrown in your face at work? California bus drivers are assaulted like that on a regular basis. Have you ever been asked to safely steer a 40,000-pound vehicle through traffic? Transit workers do that every day.
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Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Bill

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement What Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)? The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a secretive, multinational trade agreement that threatens to extend restrictive intellectual property (IP) laws across the globe and rewrite international rules on its enforcement. The main problems are two-fold: (1) Intellectual Property Chapter: Leaked draft texts of the agreement show that the IP chapter would have extensive negative ramifications for users’ freedom of speech, right to privacy and due process, and hinder peoples' abilities to innovate. (2) Lack of Transparency: The entire process has shut out multi-stakeholder participation and is shrouded in secrecy.
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Labor Untold Story

B y T h e A l b e r t S h a n k e r I n s t i t u t e Imagine opening a high school U.S. history textbook and finding no more than a brief mention of Valley Forge, the Missouri Compromise, or the League of Nations. Imagine not finding a word about Benjamin Franklin, Lewis and Clark, Sitting Bull, Andrew Carnegie, or Rosa Parks. That is what has happened to labor's part in the American story, and to most of the men and women who led the labor movement.
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Download: Labor Untold Story.pdf

Queens Civic Congress With Amalgamated Transit Union Locals 1179,1056, and 1181 MTA And Queens Public Transit Committee

 Queens, more than any other borough , is highly dependent on bus transit. Queens is very large and has many low density neighborhoods not served by subways. Many residents rely on bus transit to get downtown or to regional shopping, worship services, doctors, schools, etc. North/    
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Download: Bus Transit Forum Rev 3.pdf


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