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Jun 02

We Fight Hard Every Day for Every Member

By President Jimmie McCoy

ATU Local 1700 members took a big step forward – together – on April 26. Hundreds of Greyhound employees rallied with family and friends at bus stations from L.A. and Atlanta to Cleveland for the union’s National Day of Action for Terminal Workers.

Local 1700 will be judged by how hard we fight every day for every member. We will all benefit when terminal workers bring home a decent contract. Their union dues went into the fight for the drivers’ and mechanics’ recent contract. Now it’s their turn at the bargaining table and it’s everyone else’s turn to support them.

Jun 02

Terminal Workers Speak Out!

On April 26, Greyhound employees rallied at the Los Angeles bus terminal with family and friends, including Maria Elena Durazo, the head of the L.A. County Federation of Labor. Video by Karen Doss.

Jun 02

Crash Greyhound's Birthday Party

Greyhound plans to celebrate its 100th anniversary with a national caravan of classic buses. Union members will picket on June 21, when the road show hits Washington, D.C. The tour and rally will be at Six Flags America. For more information, contact Region 3 V.P. Herman Green at (216) 233-0238.

May 13

News Media Focus on Terminal Workers’ Fight

The Cleveland Plain Dealer writes that recent ATU Local 1700 picket lines in front of Greyhound terminals were a window to the national low-wage workers movement sweeping the country.

May 01

Trabajadores de terminales hacen oír su mensaje

Los medios de comunicación en español más importantes del país, incluyendo Univisión e Impremedia, sacaron reportajes sobre la lucha de los trabajadores de terminales para un contrato justo y digno.

Apr 30

Trabajadores protestan por sus bajos salarios

Decenas de trabajadores de Greyhound se manifestaron para pedir un aumento de sueldo por su trabajo.

Apr 25

Getting Ready to Rally

 Executive Board members and Los Angeles stewards take a break from contract negotiations to unfurl a banner for National Day of Action.  ATU Local 1700 members and supporters will picket this Saturday in L.A., Atlanta and Cleveland to demand a fair contract for terminal workers, Greyhound’s lowest paid and least appreciated employees.

Apr 22

This is a Fight for Our Future

In Greyhound’s vision of the future, bus travel has no terminal workers, so they are cutting as many full-timers back to part-timers as possible. The company doesn’t care that their families can’t live on two days of work a week. Or that cutting service means unhappy riders. This dog bites every hand that feeds it – employees, passengers and the general public.

Apr 07

Greyhound’s 100th Anniversary: A Century of Abusing Employees, Passengers and Our Communities

During the past century, Greyhound has bitten millions of employees, passengers, competitors and the public with illegal activities. The company has bared its teeth in legal fights from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and Interstate Commerce Commission to the U.S. Supreme Court. Over the course of 100 years, we have learned to expect the worst:

Feb 05

Terminal Worker Terminated After Going to Mother's Funeral in Mexico

On May 19, Patricia Vidrio received bad news: her mother had died in the family’s hometown in Mexico’s Jalisco state. Vidrio, who has worked in the L.A. Greyhound terminal since 1994, was given leave to attend her mother’s funeral, but was told when she returned on June 1 that she had been terminated.

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