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Contract Retro Payments Complete

All Retro payments from your newly ratified contract should have successfully been deposited by now— just in time for the holidays! Please take a moment to check your paystub or account to ensure the funds have been received. If for any reason you have not yet received your retro payment we urge you to contact your union representative promptly. Retro payment dates vary depending on your department; please refer to your contract for specifications.

Surviving the Collapse: How Bus Op. Ian Hanley Led Passengers to Safety

DECEMBER 14 -- Heroes don’t always wear capes. Meet Ian Hanley, a Bus Operator, who was commended for his bravery in leading customers to safety in a chaotic scene amid heavy smoke. On Monday afternoon, as he drove the Bx40 on West Burnside Ave., chaos struck. A building facade collapsed right before his eyes at 1915 Billingsley Terr. Without hesitation, Hanley became a beacon of hope, guiding his passengers to safety amidst the chaos. Yesterday, he was honored with a Certificate of Commendation by MTA Bus President/NYCT SVP of Buses Frank Annicaro at the Gun Hill Depot. Let’s take a moment to appreciate the everyday heroes among us, whose selflessness inspires us all.

To read the full account of this gripping incident, visit ABC7NY’s article here for more details.

Fallen Track Worker Hilarion Joseph Lauded as Hero at Homegoing Service

DECEMBER 12 – Grief over their loss and joy in the promise of Jesus Christ came together at the homegoing service for Track Worker Hilarion Joseph in Brooklyn, the first line of duty transit death since the passing of Garrett Goble in 2020. With Brother Joseph’s family in the front rows, Local 100 President Richard Davis, Secretary-Treasurer John V. Chiarello, and MOW VP Richard Rocco as well as Track Chairman Carlos Albert paid their respects and consoled the mourners. Over one hundred union members came out to salute their fallen Brother. New York City Transit President Richard Davey also attended.

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Pres. Davis Brings Holiday Cheer to Retirees' Party

Retirees Christmas Party 2023

DECEMBER 8 -- President Davis and Secretary-Treasurer John V. Chiarello joined Retirees Association Director James Manzella and his staff at the Eastwood Manor in Eastchester in the Bronx for an evening of dancing, dining, and give-aways. Many of our retirees won prizes during the course of the night. Also on hand were CED VP Shirley Martin and Retiree Communications Director James Gannon. A good time was had by all, as the photos will attest.

Nicolette Browne Appointed Station Division Chair

DECEMBER 11 -- The Local 100 Executive Board today appointed Station Agent Nicolette Brown as Division Chair for Station Agents, succeeding Derick Echevarria, who retired. Sister Browne has 21 years of service with NYCT, and was a strike captain in 2005, then becoming a member of the Executive Board. She also served as the union's Child Care Outreach Coordinator and as a member of the Working Women's Committee. She has represented numerous members at disciplinary hearings and is a tireless advocate for the membership. She was sworn in by President Richard Davis.

Happy Hannukah

Hanukkah commemorates the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem during the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire in the 2nd century BCE. The holiday celebrates the miracle of the oil that burned for eight days, despite only enough oil being available to light the temple's candle for one day. It's a time to honor the resilience of the Jewish people and the triumph of light over darkness. TWU Local 100 President Richard Davis wishes you all a joyous Hanukkah filled with hope and togetherness!

800 Celebrate the Indian Heritage of Transit Workers

Indian Day 2023

NOVEMBER 25, 2023 --Over 800 transit workers of Indian heritage gathered in Queens for a night of celebration. President Richard Davis spoke to the crowd, and all of the top union officers in attendance lit the ceremonial Diwali candle to begin the event.Indian cuisine was a highlight, as well as entertainment featuring Bollywood-style singing and dancing.

Veterans Appreciation Dinner -- Honoring Those Who Serve

Veterans Appreciation Night 2023

NOVEMBER 15, 2023 -- The union hall was filled with TWU Local 100 veterans and their families as we paid tribute to the thousands within our ranks who have served or are currently serving in the US military. Dartagnan Magana, named to head up our Department of Veterans Services by President Richard Davis, MC'd the event, which also featured the retirement of longtime Honor Guard Commandant Eddie Agard, who handed the baton over to Jose Domenech. Proclamations were given to both men by NY State Senator Joe Addabo, a longtime supporter of veterans who pledged to work to extend military time pension buybacks for our members.

Holiday Greetings from TWU Local 100

President Davis's holiday message -- now playing on local radio, as we wish a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all New Yorkers on behalf of our 44,000 members who Move New York 24/7.

Media Covers Tragic Death of Brother Hilarion Joseph

CBS Reports on the death of Track Worker Hilarion Joseph on Nov. 29th. The story was also covered by most local TV stations and news radio stations, as well as the New York Daily News, the NY Post, and Gothamist.

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