Metro Union Votes For Strike Authorization

The back and forth between metro workers and management ticked way up this week with a union vote to authorize a strike.  But it hasn’t happened yet.  Will there be one?  What are the contentious issues surrounding the D.C. metro’s embattled public transportation system?

Jackie Jeter, President, Amalgamated Transit Union, Local #689


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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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