Bus

SEPTA’s biggest union may call strike

Posted on April 3, 2014

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia Daily News reported that a union that represents 5,000 transit workers may call a strike when the last of Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority’s (SEPTA) union contracts expires on Sunday.

Willie Brown, the union president, told the Daily News on Wednesday that he does not want a strike. However, he added that he will not accept SEPTA's initial offer of a five-year contract with no raises during 2014 and 2015, a 6% raise spread over the next three years, increased employee contributions to health care and no pension plan for new hires.

Jerri Williams, a spokeswoman for SEPTA, said in a statement that the transit agency supported "good-faith negotiations" instead of binding arbitration.

The transit agency and the union plan to come to the bargaining table on Thursday. For the full story, click here.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

MCI to manufacture 184 Commuter Coaches for NJ TRANSIT

Through a competitive procurement process, the agency executed a contract with MCI in November 2015 to manufacture and deliver up to 1,219 commuter coaches.

Submit your Innovative Solution now!

Have you recently partnered with a solutions provider within the last year to implement a new innovation at your operation that has helped you save money, run more efficiently, streamline operations, improved customer satisfaction or increased ridership? Tell us what you did and how it has positively impacted your business.

First Transit awarded Philadelphia American Airlines shuttle ops contract

The company will transport passengers on the ramp side of the airport between all terminals serving the airline. The contract also includes preventative maintenance.

REV Bus Group partners with Schetky NW Bus Sales for spring events

Will present Champion Bus unit at Schetky booth at the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference and Tradeshow (formerly ALFA) in Denver May 9 to 12.

XL Hybrids introduces cloud-based fleet analytics system

XL Link is currently measuring key performance indicators in vehicles equipped with XL3® Hybrid Electric Drive Systems for major fleets, such as the City of Boston, Yale University, AmeriPride Services and Montgomery County, Md., to name a few.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close