July 31, 2014

UTU Fla. SLD in thick of fight to end gerrymandering

In Florida last week, the people prevailed as a federal district court ruled Florida voters have every right to restrict the state legislature’s ability to redraw the election map willy-nilly to favor incumbent members of Congress and the state legislature. UTU Florida State Legislative Director Andres Trujillo and his state legislative board were in the thick [...]

On 4 more railroads, workers vote ‘UTU, yes’

Employees of four railroads in Alabama and Florida have chosen the UTU as their bargaining representative. On South Florida Tri-Rail, a commuter railroad where the UTU already represents both sides of the cab, employees of the operations center have chosen the UTU as their bargaining representative. In Alabama, train and engine workers on Conecuh Valley [...]