Making Connections 2022 – Moving Forward Together: Creating and Sustaining Successful Labor-Management Partnerships

Making Connections 2022 – Moving Forward Together: Creating and Sustaining Successful Labor-Management Partnerships

Transit Workforce Center
December 2022

This session was presented as part of TWC’s Making Connections 2022 transit workforce conference in December, 2022.

Session Summary: Across the country, strong labor-management partnerships underlie many of the most effective public transportation recruitment, retention, career development, and advancement programs. In this session, experienced subject-matter experts from transit and from government discussed the importance and impact of these partnerships, provided program examples and outcomes, and highlighted key components in establishing and maintaining these relationships.

Moderators

Brian Turner: Founding Director – International Transportation Learning Center

Speakers

Shirley Block: President/Business Representative – Amalgamated Transit Union Local 757

Jamaine “G” Gibson: Director of Apprenticeships and Workforce Development – Amalgamated Transit Union

Andrew Hasty: Senior Advisor – U.S Department of Labor’s Office of Labor Management Standards; Commissioner – Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service

Nate Holton: Director of Labor Relations – TriMet

Denise Jenkins-Agurs: Chief People Officer – IndyGo

Charles Jenkins: Director – New York City Transit Training & Upgrading Fund/Transport Workers Union Local 100

Darnice Marsh: Labor Management Partnership Coordinator – U.S. Department of Labor