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.
President of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 85, Pat McMahon, joined Robert Mangino to discuss Port Authority drivers and their wages. Some drivers are said to make over $100,000 per year.
Allegheny County Council is looking to divert $5 million in excess drink tax collections to help out the Port Authority.
The Port Authority is taking a closer look at the problems that occurred with service on Monday.
Allegheny County Council President Jim Burn wants to be at the bargaining table with Pat McMahon and the Port Authority Union.
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.
Emotions are running high as the transit union and the Port Authority try to negotiate a deal that would avoid severe cuts in service.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Port Authority’s Jim Ritchie about possible union concessions that might stop planned service cuts and layoffs.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John get breaking news of a possible deal with Port Authority and their union drivers to save planned cuts in service.
When the latest Port Authority service cuts come the weekend of March 27, there will be new stops for busway buses east of town and downtown as well.
The Allegheny County Port Authority Board of Directors approved transit cuts, which doesn’t sit well with Pat McMahon. McMahon, president of Local 85 of the Almagated Transit Union, talked talked with KDKA’s Mike Pintek shortly […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It’s looking like if it weren’t for bad luck, Port Authority riders would have no luck at all. “The cuts may save them money in the long run, but it’s not going […]