November 24, 2014

No culture of safety at NJT, union official says

nj_transit_logoConductors assaulted on trains. Employee facilities that are filthy and infested with rodents. A culture where “an on-time train is better than a safe train.”

An New Jersey Transit union official said Tuesday (April 8) there is no culture of safety at the statewide transportation agency.

“We just go about our work every day and we’re not told anything — nobody ever talks to us about safety,” Michael J. Reilly, general chairman with the United Transportation Union, said during the monthly NJ Transit board meeting in Newark.

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