October 25, 2011

S.F. transit agencies may save $235M in benefit cuts, work order changes

SAN FRANCISCO — Transit agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area are looking to save $235 million annually by changing work rules for vehicle operators, reducing fringe benefits and merging administrative functions, The Examiner reported. 

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission projects that that $90 million could be reduced by merging administrative functions, $65 million could be cut from premium benefits, and another $80 million could be shaved off by changing work orders — agency guidelines that determine the employment terms for transit operators. For the full story, click here.

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