November 15, 2011

N.Y. MTA, union begin negotiations

NEW YORK — The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and Transport Workers Union 100 are working to find common ground following years of budget cuts and rising operating costs, the AP reported.

The MTA planned to freeze its budget for the next three years. Officials are hopeful they can get workers to agree to concessions similar to those recently made by New York State employees, but transit workers say they deserve raises. For the full story, click here.

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