Baton Rouge transit workers union asserts right to refuse dangerous work 

Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1546-Baton Rouge, LA, has warned the agency that member workers have the legal right to refuse hazardous work.

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Mike Elk
Mike Elk is an Emmy-nominated labor reporter, who covered everything from the Brazilian labor movement to major league baseball and spent years covering union organizing in the South for The Guardian. In 2015, he used his NLRB settlement from being fired illegally for union organizing at Politico to start the crowd-funded Payday Report. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh but speaks Portuguese which he learned in journalism school in Rio de Janerio. Email: [email protected]