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Union Democracy, Bullying & The Removal Of SF TWU 250a President Roger Marenco

by Labor Video Project
Roger Marenco, who was president of TWU 250a was removed last week as president. He reports that it was illegal and a coup that flagrantly violated the union bylaws. He also tells WorkWeek that he and his family have been physically threatened by officers who want him out of his union position.
The issue of union democracy, bullying in the workplace and the unions is a central
question in the removal of Transport Workers Union Local 250a president Roger Marenco.
He was removed in the first week of December 2022 before an election.

In an interview with WorkWeek he discusses the history of harassment against him and reports on the physical and death threats made against him and his family. He also says that other members have been bullied into silence by these illegal tactics that have been aimed particularly at women and Black members.

in San Francisco MTA and other agencies has a long history which the show WorkWeek
has covered.

The management of the MTA has been enveloped in illegal discrimination and corruption scandals for decades and the MTA management has bullied and terrorized many Black and Women workers. Under the Newsom administration, after the transit operators who rejected a concession contract three time Newsom and the MTA management hired a union busting consulting firm to target and retaliate TWU 250a rank and file members including in the cable car division.
This interview was done on 12/12/22 with WorkWeek host Steve Zeltzer.

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§Roger Marenco Hosted Transit Talk Before Becoming TWU 250a President
by Labor Video Project
Roger Marenco, before he became President of TWU 250a hosted the rank and file show The Transit Talk. Marenco said his former ally on the right Pete Wilson who is Secretary Treasurer of TWU 250a violated the union bylaws in calling illegitimate meetings to throw Morenco out of office.
§TWU 250a Transit Workers Have Been Hit Hard By Covid
by Labor Video Project
TWU 250a Transit workers and other workers in Muni have been seriously hit by Covid.
Roger Marenco has been removed from office three times by other officials in the Local. This time according to Marenco he has faced threats of death against him and his family by those who want him removed.
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