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Issues with your Retro Check?

To resolve an issue with your retro check pursuant to our new contract, email the MTA Business Service Center at This is the preferred method of resolving your question. You can also call the BSC at 646-376-0123.Get a reference number for your complaint.

Supporting the Candidate are rank and file TWU'ers including Station Agent Theresa Green, CTA Regina Herring, and Bus Operator Geneva Aiken
Supporting the Candidate are rank and file TWU'ers including Station Agent Theresa Green, CTA Regina Herring, and Bus Operator Geneva Aiken

Our Pick in the 55th

TWU Local 100 is proudly supporting Latrice Monique Walker, an attorney who is running for a seat in the State Assembly in the September 9th Democratic Primary. If elected, Latrice would represent the 55th Assembly District in Central Brooklyn. Latrice grew up in Brownsville and attended public schools, graduating from Brooklyn Tech, attending college at SUNY Purchase, and then attaining her law degree from Pace. She has been a noted community activist in housing and issues of economic empowerment. She's also a supporter of TWU Local 100 and our agenda for more and better mass transit for all New Yorkers. For more information, you can visit Latrice on Facebook or donate to her campaign on her official site. And, if you live in the 55th District and are a registered Democrat, don't forget to vote on September 9th!

Samuelsen to New York Times: Your Attack on Union Role in Guiding Public Pensions is Off-Base

In an opinion piece in the Chief-Leader, TWU Local 100 President John Samuelsen ripped the New York Times for its doom-and-gloom coverage of public pension plans such as NYCERS, which more than 25,000 TWU members at the Transit Authority belong to. In an August 3 front-page story, The Times sounds alarm bells about the cost of our pensions, but fails to share an important piece of news: NYCERS and the other 4 NYC public pension funds just had their best year in memory, notching a 17% return on portfolios of stocks, bonds, and alternative investments. The New York Times’s hidden agenda, Samuelsen says, isn’t so hard to figure out. The Times is doing the bidding of Wall Street by implying that union trustees shouldn’t have a voice in the pension funds’ investments. This opposes the legitimate role that unions play in protecting their members and holding companies to ethical standards. Read the opinion piece here.

Why We're Supporting the Sept. 21 People's Climate March on the United Nations

Mass transit systems  in coastal areas will be hard-hit by global warming as sea levels rise and extreme weather increases. In this video, TWU Local 100 Conductor Roxanne Coombs says why she'll be at the People's Climate March on September 21, which takes place just two days before world leaders are scheduled to meet at the United Nations for another attempt to agree on ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Governments aren't doing enough. It's time for people power and Union power to force them to act. For more information, and to join our climate change group, text CLIMATE to 313131. For information about the march, go to the People's Climate March site. Read the union's page on global warming here.

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