Updates

Miami Herald: Miami-Dade transit union launches ad campaign branding buses a danger from COVID-19

Miami-Dade’s transit union on Tuesday escalated its demand for more protective gear and vehicle cleaning by having billboard trucks trail buses with the message: “Enter At Your Own Risk.” The Transportation Workers Union is targeting transit director Alice Bravo in the campaign as well. Nearly two weeks ago it named her in a lawsuit that …

Miami Herald: Miami-Dade transit union launches ad campaign branding buses a danger from COVID-19 Read More »

Local 10: Union challenges Miami-Dade Transit director to endure shift on bus amid coronavirus crisis

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Amid an ongoing dispute, The Transport Workers Union of America is asking the Miami-Dade County transit director to participate in the #RideNotDie challenge during the coronavirus pandemic. Jeffery Mitchell, the president of the TWU’s Local 291, said bus drivers and passengers are risking their lives every day in the Miami-Dade public transit system, as the cases …

Local 10: Union challenges Miami-Dade Transit director to endure shift on bus amid coronavirus crisis Read More »

NBC 6: Mobile Billboard Describes ‘Hazardous’ Conditions on Miami-Dade Transit During Pandemic

Workers filed a lawsuit April 17th asking for immediate action to fix what they call “life-threatening” violations by the county’s public transportation system Transportation workers in Miami-Dade have launched a mobile initiative aimed at bringing attention to what they say are hazardous conditions for employees during the coronavirus pandemic just days after filing a lawsuit …

NBC 6: Mobile Billboard Describes ‘Hazardous’ Conditions on Miami-Dade Transit During Pandemic Read More »

Telemundo: Empleados del transporte de Miami-Dade protestan por condiciones de trabajo

Señalan que no reciben toda la protección necesaria para trabajar durante la pandemia Los trabajadores del transporte en Miami-Dade han lanzado una iniciativa móvil destinada a llamar la atención sobre lo que han denunciado son condiciones peligrosas para los empleados durante la pandemia de coronavirus, pocos días después de presentar una demanda contra el condado. …

Telemundo: Empleados del transporte de Miami-Dade protestan por condiciones de trabajo Read More »

NBC 6: Miami-Dade Transit Workers File Lawsuit, Allege ‘Life-Threatening’ Violations During Pandemic

Union officials say they have been complaining for weeks about protocols from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention not being followed Transit workers in Miami-Dade County have filed a lawsuit asking for immediate action to fix what they call “life-threatening” violations by the county’s public transportation system during the coronavirus pandemic. The lawsuit, filed …

NBC 6: Miami-Dade Transit Workers File Lawsuit, Allege ‘Life-Threatening’ Violations During Pandemic Read More »

Telemundo: Trabajadores del transporte de Miami-Dade presentan demanda por mal manejo del COVID-19

Los trabajadores alegan falta de acción por parte de la directivos e ineficiencia para proteger y asegurar el sistema de transporte público La Unión de Trabajadores del Transporte (TWU, por sus siglas en inglés) interpuso una demanda en el Circuito de la Corte Judicial para obligar a la Directora de Tránsito, Alice Bravo, a adherirse …

Telemundo: Trabajadores del transporte de Miami-Dade presentan demanda por mal manejo del COVID-19 Read More »

Miami Herald: Transit union is suing Miami-Dade for more masks and hand sanitizer for bus drivers

The union representing Miami-Dade bus drivers wants a judge to order the county to provide the kind of masks and cleaning supplies needed to keep one of the nation’s largest transit fleets operating safely during the coronavirus pandemic. Citing rationing so strict that bus drivers are issued only a single disinfectant wipe for an entire …

Miami Herald: Transit union is suing Miami-Dade for more masks and hand sanitizer for bus drivers Read More »

Local 10: Transit union files lawsuit against Miami-Dade Transportation & Public Works director

Union claims not enough protection for workers amid COVID-19 pandemic MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – The Transport Workers Union of America filed a lawsuit Friday against Miami-Dade County Transportation & Public Works Director Alice Bravo, citing a lack of protection for transit workers amid the coronavirus pandemic. According to the lawsuit, even with reduced ridership, “the county’s public transit …

Local 10: Transit union files lawsuit against Miami-Dade Transportation & Public Works director Read More »

Univision: Conductores de buses demandan a Miami-Dade por falta de protección contra el coronavirus

Alegan que les dan un solo par de guantes y una máscara y no se los reemplazan. Además, dicen que los pasajeros siguen sentándose cerca uno del otro. El sindicato de trabajadores del transporte público ha entablado una demanda al condado Miami-Dade, buscando no solo proteger sus vidas, sino la de la comunidad, del contagio …

Univision: Conductores de buses demandan a Miami-Dade por falta de protección contra el coronavirus Read More »

Diario Libre: Demandan en corte a Miami por no proveer protección a operarios de transporte

Un sindicato de Estados Unidos presentó este viernes una demanda judicial contra el gobierno de Miami-Dade al considerar que no ha protegido del COVID-19 a sus operarios de autobuses y trenes pese al aumento del contagio y muertes en Florida, en su mayoría en este condado sureño. Miami-Dade lidera el número de casos estatales confirmados …

Diario Libre: Demandan en corte a Miami por no proveer protección a operarios de transporte Read More »