Friday, August 17, 2012

LACMTA reaches agreement with ATU

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority reached a three-year contract with the Amalgamated Transit Union, representing more than 2,300 bus and rail maintenance employees.

"Metro is pleased to announce that it has reached a three-year agreement with the ATU, which includes a very modest increase in compensation and adjustments to the health and welfare program for union workers," said LACMTA General Manager Employee and Labor Relations Richard Hunt.

LACMTA and ATU reached a tentative agreement on Tuesday, August 14. ATU membership ratified the proposed contract Wednesday night and now the contract will be presented to the board of directors for its approval at the Thursday, September 27 meeting.

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