News Wire: WMATA union threatens strike during baseball's All-Star week

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Posted by Brian Schmidt on Monday, July 16, 2018 10:36 AM

WASHINGTON — Just as Major League Baseball's elite face balls and strikes at the 2018 All Star Game, local transit officials face a strike of their own. Members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689, which represents some 65 percent of the Wa...

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Posted by BaltACD on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 7:40 AM

All Star game has now been contested.

With the contract covering both bus and rail personnel it is evident that WMATA views their rail operators as nothing more than glorified bus drivers.

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