Thursday, September 29, 2011

New York Transit Workers Union Votes to Support Wall Street Protest

The New York Transit Workers Union (with 200,000 + members) last night voted to support the Occupy Wall Street protest.
It appears that the Occupy Wall Street campaign is finally gaining traction after videos of NY cops brutally beating protestors went viral this week.

The New York Transit Workers Union (TWU) voted to support the Wall Street Protestors at their meeting last night.
A member of TWU Local 100 told a reporter that they would join the protest Friday at 4PM.

The TWU has four main divisions: Railroad; Gaming; Airline; Transit; and Utility, University and Service. The Union has 114 autonomous locals representing over 200,000 members and retirees in 22 states around the country.
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