Horse carriage ban introduced in City Council, sparks dueling rallies

NY Daily News
December 09, 2014

Supporters and opponents of banning the city’s horse drawn carriages battled at dueling rallies Monday as the bill was finally introduced in the City Council - and more Council members came out against the controversial ban.

A dozen unions joined horse carriage drivers on the City Hall steps to blast the proposal they say will kill the livelihoods of 300 drivers.

Click here to read more at the New York Daily News.


Be the first to comment

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.
Get Advice Join TDU Donate

Recent News

UPS Proposes 70-Hour Work Week

Teamsters United reports that UPS has a contract proposal on the table that gives the company the right to force package drivers to work up to 70 hours a week anytime they deem it necessary “to avoid service disruptions.”

 

In Divided Vote, IBT Moves Ahead with Pension Threat at ABF

(Reprinted from www.ABFTeamstersUnited.org) A divided IBT General Executive Board voted 13-9 to move ahead with the ABF ratification vote and rejected a motion to fix the pension freeze that threatens the retirement benefits of hundreds of ABF Teamsters.

View More News Posts