ATU members approve new contract

by (jproth1)

Submitted 12-08-2017 under NEWS

After being without a contract for more than twenty-seven months, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 836 which represents most of The Rapids' bus drivers and mechanics voted in favor of a new contract on Thursday. The new contract is a three year...

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Immigrants' rights are workers' rights

by (Russell Olmsted)

Submitted 10-26-2017 under OPINION

Citizens packed the Grand Rapids City Commission meeting Tuesday night, October 24, 2017, to speak on two prominent issues affecting our city: The Rapid’s ongoing labor dispute with the ATU (Amalgamated Transit Union), and the need for the...

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ATU, Grand Valley students protest Rapid bus changes

by (kelseymay)

Submitted 10-12-2015 under OPINION

On Saturday, Rapid bus drivers and Grand Valley State University students joined together to march and flash mob downtown. What were all those people protesting about? No, this event wasn’t part of ArtPrize 7, although it was one of the few...

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