Category Archives: unions

Citi Bike Workers Join Transport Workers Union Local 100 in an Effort to Seek Better Wages

The union for bus and subway workers in New York City, Transport Workers Union Local 100, secured the right to represent employees of the CIti Bike program. The union has developed enough support within the ranks of Citi Bike workers that the program’s operators chose to accept the union’s representation instead of forcing a vote […]

Mayor de Blasio Urged to Create 200,000 New Union Jobs

Elected officials saluting workers head of this year’s Labor Day Parade called on Mayor de Blasio to put a union stamp on his plan to build or preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing over the next decade. “As we create 200,000 units of affordable housing, we [also] need to create 200,000 new union jobs,” Assemblyman […]

Citi Bike Workers Gear Up to Join Transit Workers Union

The transit workers union is organizing Citi Bike workers into a chapter. More than 50% of Citi Bike staffers already have signed authorization cards declaring their desire to be represented by Local 100. Citi Bike is a city program run by a private company, NYC Bike Share. It has approximately 130 mechanics, dispatchers, docking station […]

Northwestern University Football Players Plan to Unionize

A group of college football players will file a petition to form the first official players union in the history of collegiate sports, with the help of the National Collegiate Players Association. President of the nonprofit group, Ramogi Huma, filed a petition in Chicago on behalf of the football players at Northwestern University. Huma also […]