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Sep 26

Contract Talks Continue


A new bargaining session is underway as the Union pushes its Fairness on the Job Agenda.

Sep 24

Seniority Rosters - September, 2012


Click above to find the current seniority rosters sorted by location as of September 5, 2012.

Sep 24

We need government that works for working people


By President Bruce Hamilton

The news last week was about Mitt Romney’s crude videotaped remarks to Republican fat cats about lazy Americans who don’t want to work for a living or pay taxes. Romney was clumsily repeating a Republican “commandment” that reducing government is the answer to every problem. I don’t buy it.

Sep 15
Fred Lawrence and Chicago teachers at rally
Fred Lawrence and Chicago teachers at rally

Local 1700 Supports Chicago Teachers


Local 1700 members have been demonstrating along with all of Chicago labor in support of teachers. 

Sep 11

The Long Home Stretch to Nov. 6


By President Bruce Hamilton

The Republicans and Democrats have held their conventions, and political polls show most Americans have already decided if they will vote for President Barack Obama or Mitt Romney. Now comes the hard part. Romney has the big money. Obama has us. Turnout is everything, and we only have about a month left to register every likely Democratic voter.  Then we have to get them to the polls on Election Day.

Sep 06

Contract Talks Continue


The union’s executive board opened contract talks with a review of the issues that brought us to the table early, including the return of our work in the Southwest, being paid for all the time we spend at work, safety incentives, and other ways to improve the lives of Local 1700 members.

Sep 06

Contract Negotiations Begin


Early talks underway to seek solutions to thorny issues.

Aug 28

Pay It Forward this Labor Day


By President Bruce Hamilton

We don’t get Labor Day off at Greyhound because we’re always too busy taking other people on their late summer trips. But I hope you will take a moment sometime over the holiday weekend to celebrate the benefits that earlier generations of union men and women fought and bled and died to win.

Aug 15

New Health Improvement Opportunity Announced


The Health & Welfare Trust is continually looking for ways to help you improve – or maintain – your health.  As a wise person once said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Plus, it is the right thing to do for yourself and your family.  Click on the headline to apply for this program.

Aug 13

Be Afraid, Then Stand Tall


By President Bruce Hamilton

If the prospect of a President Mitt Romney wasn’t scary enough, the danger to working people of a Republican victory this fall came into sharper focus when Romney tapped U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, a Big Business hatchet man from Wisconsin, as his VP candidate.

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