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UNSAFE STAFFING @ BART
Date Thursday June 10
Time 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Location Details
LAKE MERRITT BART STATION
Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorBUD Brandenberger
Protest the Layoffs & Unsafe Staffing @ BART. On Mat 27 2004, all but 3 directors voted to approve the budget with layoffs. Directors Raduovich, Ward Allen & Sweet all voted aganist layoffs. BART continues to target: Tranist Vehicles Mechanics trains are running longer hours & distance. System Service Workers who are the eyes & ears of the district, system service(end of the line cleaners) & (station cleaners) who sweep the trains for suspicous packages & report packages to the proper authorties, clean up hazzards,blood, glass,newspapers(fire hazzards) and will help evacuate the public in a diaster or emergency. Utility Workers and Clerks. BART continues to protect it's bloated admininstration & management. To date, all efforts to avoid layoffs have been unsuccessful. We will continue to fight. A press conference will be held just before the BART Board of Directors meeting to publicly denounce these layoffs.
Added to the calendar on Sunday Jun 6th, 2004 10:52 AM
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