June 29, 2012
Approximately 181 employees are represented by ATU 1277 including bus operators, mechanics, facility maintenance and utility employees. The agreement will be effective April 1, 2012 through March 31, 2014.
June 25, 2012
Both parties signed more than 25 tentative agreements indicating their approval of negotiated items. Members of TWU then rejected a fact-finder’s report that recommended a resolution of the final article of the contract.
May 30, 2012
At one point during negotiations, the strike threatened to halt commuter and intercity passenger services, since CN shares line with passenger carriers in several Canadian provinces.
May 23, 2012
A possible Canadian Pacific strike would have impacted passenger trains operated by Go Transit, West Coast Express and AMT along CP-owned lines in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal.
April 17, 2012
ATU members have been operating under the continued terms of the current contract since its expiration in August 2009.
November 15, 2011
Due to budget cuts and rising operating costs, the MTA planned to freeze its budget for the next three years. Officials hope to get workers to agree to concessions similar to those recently made by New York State employees, but transit workers say they deserve raises.
April 7, 2011
The $100,000 contract comes at a time when the agency is facing a $20 million deficit and the City of San Francisco is faced with a $380 million budget shortfall.
February 2, 2011
The current labor contract expired on January 31, with Metro's 676 union bus operators, maintenance and support employees continuing to work under the terms of the old contract at this point. It is SORTA's intent to resume negotiations.
December 30, 2010
The extension agreement averts a possible strike by CTTRANSIT employees in the Hartford, New Haven and Stamford divisions that could have occurred at midnight on Dec. 31, 2010.
August 18, 2010
At this time, all the terms and conditions of the former contract continue until a new agreement is reached.
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