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Governor Cuomo's Announcement Deploying an Addidtional 500 Police to Transit to Deter Assaults, Fare Evasion

Union Honors Sal Montanino, as He Retires with 61 Years of Service

JUNE 5, 2019 -- Union President Tony Utano, with 37 years on the job, honored Car Inspector Sal Montanino, who retired today with 61 years of service to NYC Transit. Montanino has the distinction of having walked the picket line in each of the TWU's three city-wide strikes. In this video of the event at the 207th Street Overhaul Shop, Montanino's career is praised by Utano, Administrative VP Nelson Rivera, CED VP Shirley Martin, and Shop Chair Roberto Ruiz.

The Puerto Rican Day Parade -- In Pictures

Puerto Rican Day Parade 2019 JUNE 9 -- Our communications dept. took these photos of our members celebrating Puerto Rican heritage -- enjoy the show!

Puerto Rican Day Parade Brings Hundreds of Transit Workers to 5th Avenue

JUNE 9 -- Hundreds of transit workers joined fellow New Yorkers in an exuberant day of celebration of Puerto Rican heritage. Led by TWU Local 100 President Tony Utano, the union delegation marched from 45th Street up 5th Avenue to 80th Street, greeting well-wishers along the way and proclaiming the power of the Union and our mission to empower the working class and support our bretheren in Puerto Rico. Adminstrative Vice President Nelson Rivera told the crowd about Local 100's three missions to Puerto Rico in the wake of the devastation of Hurricane Maria, and introduced NYSNA President Judy Sheridan Gonzalez to the membership. Both unions worked together intensively on relief for the hurricane battered island. Other top officers including Secretary-Treasurer Earl Phillips and Vice Presidents of many Departments also came out. We received prominent coverage on local TV.

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