Chicago Council OKs Major Taxi Reforms
Less than six months after Chicago taxi drivers first came together with AFSCME to form their own organization, the City Council of Chicago passed a far-reaching reform package that will provide immediate economic relief to every Chicago cab driver.
Chicago’s Cab Drivers Get Hearing in Community
In just five months of organizing, more than 3,500 Chicago cab drivers signed up with Cab Drivers United/AFSCME Council 31, coming together to change the system that denies them a decent living and the due process and respect they deserve.
Stay Home, Buffalo – We Got This!
In the freak snap of nature, Buffalo residents found themselves at the epicenter of a weird but real emergency. Snowplow drivers and dispatchers from AFSCME Councils 35, 66 and CSEA raced into action.
Cab Drivers Stand Together and Win!
In a big win for a new AFSCME local, Chicago Cab Drivers United has reached an agreement with Mayor Rahm Emanuel that will put thousands of dollars back into their pockets and signals a new era in relations with the city.
Chicago Taxi Drivers Demand Due Process
Frustrated by an unjust system that denies due process to taxi cab drivers cited for code violations, more than 400 members of Cab Drivers United (CDU)-AFSCME demonstrated this week outside the Chicago Department of Administrative Hearings (DOAH).
Chicago Cab Drivers Push Commissioner to Act
At a town hall held by the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection, cab drivers fought back eloquently against sweeping City Hall regulations passed two years ago that decimated their rights and income.
Atlanta Bus Drivers Win Raises, Full-time Positions
A year of activism pays off for members of AFSCME Local 1644, with an agreement that provides for across-the-board raises and fair pay for a 2013 dispute.
Celebrating Independence from Taxi Tyrant
Taxi drivers help oust abusive director in New Orleans
Chicago Cab Drivers Hail Union
For decades, Chicago's cab drivers have been voiceless. AFSCME's helping them fight back.
AFSCME Helping Chicago Cab Drivers Push For Greater Voice
The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union is joining up with Chicago cab drivers to try to help give cabbies a stronger voice...
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