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Pierce Transit’s workforce, service cuts raise concern

Posted on May 14, 2013

TACOMA, Wash. — The News Tribune reported that Pierce Transit’s plan to cut 10% of its workforce and 28% of its annual service hours in September received a backlash from the public and some board members. Additionally, the agency’s union for drivers, mechanics and other workers has voted no confidence in CEO Lynne Griffith.

The cuts are a result of a sales tax increase measure of three-tenths of 1% that was rejected by voters in November. For the full story, click here.

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