Union Officers Blast MTA Chairman Foye at Public Meeting

OCTOBER 23 -- Union Vice Presidents including John Chiarello of MOW, Pete Rosconi of Private Lines, Lynwood Whichard of Stations, Eric Loegel of RTO, and JP Patafio of TA Surface, joined by Recording Secretary LaTonya Crisp, blasted MTA Chairman Pat Foye over his Columbus Day weekend email to President Tony Utano which attacked him using anti-Italian stereotypes. Chairman Foye walked out during Mr. Rosconi's remarks. Ms. Crisp addressed the issue of the MTA's lack of reasonable accommodations for female transit workers.