September 13, 2012
Bus drivers, tradespeople and maintenance workers voted 98% in favor of a strike to support their demands for a fair collective agreement. The union has been working under a wage freeze for two years. However, the union has 90 days after a strike vote to serve notice.
March 29, 2012
Entered its eighth day. Striking police claimed that crimes have increased at SEPTA stations and vehicles during the strike. Agency officials countered that most of those crimes happened at nearby stores.
August 9, 2010
Teamsters bargaining unit employees will receive no wage increases, but will continue to have their health and welfare costs completely covered over the two-year term. Cost to the City of Tucson for the increases in health and welfare expenses is approximately $1.2 million over the two-year contract.
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