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Labor in the transit industry

Robert C. Lieb

Labor in the transit industry

by Robert C. Lieb

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Published by The Office : [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Local transit -- United States -- Employees.,
    • Industrial relations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 93-95.

      Statementby Robert C. Lieb ; prepared for the U.S. Department of Transportation, Assistant Secretary for Policy, Plans, and International Affairs, the Office of Transportation Systems Analysis and Information.
      ContributionsUnited States. Office of Transportation Systems Analysis and Information.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.T72 U448
      The Physical Object
      Pagination95 p. ;
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4690414M
      LC Control Number77601902

      Union density in the transportation industry is much higher than in the economy as a whole. Overall almost 25% of all transport workers are unionized, compared with % of the entire private sector. Seventy-four percent of railroad workers are unionized; 50 % of airline workers belong to unions; density in local trucking hovers around 20%. Transit Trends for and Beyond. The labor cost savings of driverless buses have garnered the attention of public transit managers across the country. He is the former CEO of the.

        Almost every workforce solution the public transit industry needs, has already been done, either by somebody within the industry or for other industries. About the author: Mr. Mall has more than 25 years of leadership experience working with top-tier companies, labor organizations and government agencies identifying the skill needs of their.   The Future of Public Transit: Trends and Predictions for is shaping up to be a big year in transit. As you would find in any industry that relies on technology, agencies are rapidly adopting new process aimed to provide a more modern experience for their passengers.

        The suburbanization of jobs obstructs transit’s ability to connect workers to opportunity and jobs to local labor pools. An analysis of data from transit providers in the nation’s Author: Adie Tomer. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in several areas, including employment, transportation, public accommodations, communications and access to state and local government’ programs and services. As it relates to employment, Title I of the ADA protects the rights of both employees and job seekers.


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Get this from a library. Labor Labor in the transit industry book the transit industry. [Robert C Lieb; United States. Office of Transportation Systems Analysis and Information.].

The Public Transportation Fact Book, published annually, contains national aggregate statistical data covering all aspects of the transit industry in the United States and sections include an overview of U.S.

transit facts, transit finances and operating statistics by modes of travel, transit vehicle characteristics and deliveries, facts and numbers relating to federal grants and. of labor organization, and there is a parallel division in the governmental handling of labor conditions.

In the three sections of the industry that are most definitely national in scope-the railways, airlines, and waterways-labor organization is predominantly on a craft by: 2.

Maryland Transit Administration. Location: Baltimore, MD Industry: Transit Employees: 3, Before LaborSoft: Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) relied on a combination of spreadsheets and paper files to track and report on employee and labor relations cases.

Using multiple systems to access information and process employee cases proved time consuming, created processing errors, and did. Consequently, inlabor productivity for urban transit systems was lower than in Urban transit systems include various transportation modes (see the FAQ section below for a full list of these modes).

Let’s take a closer look at how transit modes have contributed to industry output growth since First, we present background on the role of the urban transit industry in the U.S.

economy and society. Second, we define the characteristics of establishments that compose the industry. Third, we look at how labor productivity in the urban transit systems industry has been measured in the past and how we think it should be measured going forward. Get this from a library.

Running the rails: capital and labor in the Philadelphia transit industry. [James Wolfinger] -- "Public service workers and their unions come under frequent attack for being a "special interest" or a hindrance to the smooth functioning of society.

This book offers readers a different. But transit labor leaders say that the age of its workforce creates an additional vulnerability, given the demographic groups at highest risk for the virus.

An analysis of American Community Survey data by TransitCenter, a think tank, found that 13% of front-line transit workers are over the age of 65, compared to 7% of the general working. Don't have an account. Sign Up. Freelancers, gig workers, and independent contractors.

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Capital Employee is an employee whose labor hour cost is reimbursed under a capital grant or is otherwise capitalized. Operating Employee is an employee engaged in the operation of the transit ing employees are classified into the following four categories describing the type work they do.

Labor Productivity. To measure labor productivity, BLS measures outputs by industry and divides the output by paid labor hours. When an industry has multiple products or services, the outputs are weighted by value. BLS indexes the ratios to a common base year to allow for comparisons over time.

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The cost of transportation is the use of these resources. Some of these resources are purchased directly by the users of transportation—for example, fuel purchased by households for automobile travel. In “Running the Rails: A History of Capital and Labor in the Philadelphia Transit Industry,” James Wolfinger outlines the chief arguments of his recent book, Running the Rails (Cornell University Press, ), which details a generations-long history of conflict between the workers and management at one of the nation’s largest privately.“Bread and Roses”: The Evolution of a Song, Labor Songbooks, and Union Culture Remembering Lattimer: Labor, Migration, and Race in Pennsylvania Anthracite Country by Paul A.

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