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1st VoTech Apprentice Class Graduates

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The first class of 25 apprentices, selected from New York City Vocational Technical Schools in 2016, has graduated after a three-year program of on-the-job learning with Local 100 veterans.  The happy grads are now working in Maintainer Titles in Elevator & Escalator, Lighting, Signals ,and Hydraulic.  Photo shows the grads holding their certificates.  Local 100 President Tony Utano, Vice Presidents John Chiarello and Eric Loegel and Division Chairs Duvet Williams (LE/S) and Steve Higgins (Power) were on hand to wish the grads well in their new transit careers.

Local 100 Celebrates at the African American Day Parade

African American Day Parade 2019 SEPTEMBER 15 -- A hundred transit workers and family members marched proudly through Harlem on a beautiful summer's day at the annual African-American Day Parade. Leading the Parade were top officers including President Tony Utano, Administrative VP Nelson Rivera, and Vice Presidents John V. Chiarello, Shirley Martin, and Lynwood Whichard. Our very own Sharase Debouse of our Political Action Department, who is a District Leader in her own right, lit up the parade as a Marshal. Click on the handles to see all of the images and videos.

Local 100 Announces October 30th Contract Rally

IB ImageWe’ve heard a lot in the media lately from the bosses at the MTA that transit workers are overtime cheats and no-shows on the job.  And that we don’t deserve a contract unless we pay for our own raises.

Now, the MTA is going to hear our voices, LOUD AND CLEAR!

Local 100 members are urged to turn out for a mass CONTRACT RALLY outside 2 Broadway on October 30th.  There will be speakers, union-branded handouts, and lots of voices telling the MTA that “Transit Workers Deserve a Fair Contract.”

Assemble at 5:00pm.  Wear your union colors.  And be prepared to make noise.

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Utano Slams Foye in Wake of Rising Assaults


In an interview on 1010 WINS, Local 100 President Tony Utano slams MTA Chairman Pat Foye for being out of touch with the rank and file transit worker. Listen to the clip.


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