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Rise of Homeless in Subways Poses Increasing Problem for Transit Staff

Posted 10/30/17

While the debate over what to do about the city’s growing homeless problem continues, transit workers, particularly those in the subways, find themselves on the front lines of the crisis, their union leaders say.

Transport Workers Union Local 100 officials say they worry for their rank and file as they engage a population with serious health issues that everyday New Yorkers prefer to ignore.

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