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ATU Local #758 Members Approve Contract
August 29th, 2012Lakewood, WA- Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local #758 members voted to ratify the agreement that has no wage increases and redesigns medical and dental benefit plans over a three-year labor contract.
â€œI am very pleased and proud our Pierce Transit employees/ATU 758 members ratified their contract,â€ said Lynne Griffith, Pierce Transit CEO. â€œWe knew employees would recognize the importance of holding down costs so we can keep buses rolling.â€
â€œWe all worked hard to come together on a fair deal,â€ said Don McKnight, ATU Local #758 President. â€œAs I said before, this is about saving jobs, those of our customers and employees.â€
ATU Local #758 represents 708 Pierce Transit employees.
More information about Pierce Transit can be found by visiting www.piercetransit.org. More information about ATU Local #758 can be found at www.atu758.org.