With the untimely and tragic passing of ATU International President Larry Hanley and pursuant to Section 7.2 (Vacancies) of the ATU Constitution and General Laws, the ATU General Executive Board has chosen International Vice President John Costa to serve as ATU International President until the next ATU Convention set for
Yesterday, the Amalgamated Transit Union and the entire labor movement lost a trailblazing leader and working class champion. Lawrence J. “Larry” Hanley, International President of the Amalgamated Transit Union since 2010, passed away on May 7, 2019. He was 62 years old.
Under Hanley’s leadership, the ATU was transformed into
On May 7, while recovering from an illness, Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) International President Larry Hanley died suddenly. In a brief statement, his family, quoting Mary G. Harris “Mother” Jones, urged us to: “Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living.”
Larry was an amazing friend, brother,