Amalgamated Transit Union Local 85
Port Authority, the county and the Amalgamated Transit Union were mum on the details, issuing a joint statement saying only that they will put the tentative pact in front of the union membership a week from Sunday.
The Port Authority says drastic union concessions are needed in order to pull the transit system out of what it describes as a “death spiral” – a future of service cuts and fare hikes.
The KDKA Investigators have learned a new contract offer to Port Authority drivers calls for major changes. Under the new contract wages, benefits and health care will change dramatically.
The Port Authority is taking a closer look at the problems that occurred with service on Monday.
The latest round of Port Authority service cuts went into effect on Sunday. On Monday, commuters got their first dose of the new changes to the system.
The Port Authority’s 15 percent reduction in service went into effect Sunday, but the real impact will likely be felt in the days ahead. In all, 29 bus routes in Allegheny County were eliminated.
Despite last-minute pleas for more negotiation time, the Port Authority is now set to put in place drastic cuts to bus service beginning on Sunday.
More than three dozen members of the union representing Port Authority drivers and mechanics spent their morning rallying against a proposal to turn over two bus routes to a private operator.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The war of words continues between the Port Authority and the union that represents drivers and mechanics. They are at odds over a plan to cut service by 15 percent next month, […]