Subject: ATU 1056 Updates on COVID 19
Brother and Sisters of ATU Local 1056,
First I would like all members to say a pray on behalf of the 2 TWU workers that lost their lives due to complications of the COVID 19. Also, the TWU worker who lost his life due to the fire in the subway early Friday Morning March 27, 2020.
The 2020 Census is around the corner — and it will shape New York City’s future for years to come.
Once every ten years, the United States Census takes a count of every person in the United States. The taking of the census is mandated by the United States Constitution and has occurred every 10 years since 1790.
But the census is so much more than just a count.
Here’s an example of the kind of math you can only find at the MTA: build a team of 50 people to manage 120 outside consultants who are being brought in to cut 2,700 agency jobs.
The beefed-up firing squad is part of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s “Office of Transformation,” which is tasked with saving the agency $1.6 billion over the next four years to keep its finances above water.
The MTA’s $23.75 million push to crack down on overtime fraud is running late.
The agency has blown past its Jan. 15 deadline to install a modern timekeeping system to better track employee hours, says a report released Tuesday by its inspector general.
Queens is having a BM (bus movement).
Riders aren’t taking a redesign of the borough’s bus network sitting down.
Their unhappiness is festering over the MTA’s first stab at redrawing 107 routes in nearly a century.
“Scrap the whole redesign,” Helen Gigante fumed on Facebook. “They need to leave our bus plan alone!” Peg Bosco chimed in.
Notice of Examinations (NOE) for positions within the Transit Authority are open for filing. For applicants to apply or receive more information about an Open Competitive and/or Promotional exam they visit MTA Examinations Employment website at http://web.mta.info/nyct/hr/appexam.htm.
Each NOE contains key details, including education and experience requirements, application instructions, expected test dates, and other exam-specific test information