Posts Tagged ‘long island railroad’

Feb
2014
10

SMART Union Locals Authorize March LIRR Strike Should MTA Not Accept Fair Contract

SMART Union Locals Authorize March LIRR Strike Should MTA Not Accept Fair Contract
  With 6,000 of their fellow Long Island Railroad (LIRR) laborers without a contract for over three years, two of the locals that make up the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Union (SMART) have voted to strike in March.  The vote was unanimous, 500-0.   The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) and SMART are currently ...
Sep
2013
24

LIRR Makes History, Signs Project Labor Agreement to Protect Workers, Women, Minorities

LIRR Makes History, Signs Project Labor Agreement to Protect Workers, Women, Minorities
  The first ever Project Labor Agreement (PLA) between the Long Island Railroad and the Building and Construction Trades Council of Nassau and Suffolk Counties is expected to reduce labor costs on seven different projects by a combined $6.5 million according to the office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The PLA will establish wages and work ...
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