Sunday, July 31, 2011

SF Transit Operator/Taxi Drivers Organizing Meeting August 1st. Message From Dean Clark.

An open meeting is scheduled for Monday, August 1st, 2011 from 6pm to 9pm, between San Francisco taxi drivers and MUNI bus workers. (Everyone is welcome) 

These meetings are to strengthen relations between the taxi workers and bus workers, and to envision a more united and organized public transit worker front.  Taxi drivers of late have been protesting 5% credit card fees, rear seat payment terminals, and electronic waybill tracking. 

Some MUNI and TAXI workers have voiced OSHA health and safety complaints.  They are also protesting Proposition G, which is said to prevent workers from negotiating on their work conditions.

The MTA has recently approved a $233 million contract towards its controversial $1.6 billion project to begin tunneling under Chinatown.  Meanwhile, taxi workers and MUNI workers are seeking to combine their efforts to not be forgotten and fight for their rights and demand to have what’s theirs.

WHEN:   Monday, August 1st, 2011 from 6pm to 9pm.
WHERE:  201 Turk St. between Jones and Leavenworth.

For more information contact:

Steve Zeltzer, Labor Video Project - (415) 641-4440
Dean Clark, Coordinator                - (415) 240-2433

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