Dec 26

Mechanics Speak Out

Ray Phillips Bust
Richard Cloud

What message is Greyhound sending by cutting mechanics and maintenance when profit is up 18% and intercity bus ridership is up 25%?

“The message I get is that Greyhound is comfortable where they are. The company has done so much with so little for so long that now they think they can do anything with nothing.  Read More

Oct 29

High-Tech Challenges Under the Hood

When Mark Clark began working in Greyhound garages during the 1980s, the job was almost all mechanical and basic electrical. And then things got interesting. Today, the company is counting on new technology to help revive intercity bus travel, and servicing a fleet of new vehicles clearly requires fresh skills, but Clark, who represents mechanics on the Local 1700 Executive Board, said management has been cutting back on mechanics and training. More>>

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