[Marxism] N.Y. Transit Workers Reject New Contract

Yoshie Furuhashi furuhashi.1 at osu.edu
Fri Jan 20 14:54:08 MST 2006


Bonnie posted:

> N.Y. Transit Workers Reject New Contract
> By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
> January 20, 2006
> http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/20/nyregion/20cnd-transit.html
>
> NEW YORK -- The city's 33,000 union transit workers,
> one month to the day after they stranded 7 million riders
> with a crippling three-day strike, voted Friday to reject
> their new three-year contract.
>
> The workers, by a seven-vote margin out of more than
> 22,000 votes cast, opted to reject Transport Workers Union
> local president Roger Toussaint's call for ratification and follow
> the lead of a dissident group urging rejection.
> The voting ended at noon Friday.

Feisty workers!  What's next?  Is anyone here involved in -- or does  
anyone here know a person involved in -- the dissident group  
mentioned above?

Yoshie Furuhashi
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