Transit Workers Union Still Can't Collect Dues

Law360, New York (November 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A court ruled on Thursday that the Transit Workers' Union Local 100 could not begin deducting automatic dues from its workers' pay, extending a sanction imposed on the union earlier this year in response to a strike by 33,000 city transit workers that temporarily crippled New York City’s subway and bus system in 2005.

“Today's decision by Judge Balter was wrong and has been appealed to the appellate division,” said TWU 100 President Roger Toussaint. “Unfortunately this matter has become a political football. Transit workers will...
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