The head of the union representing Philadelphia bus, subway and trolley operators said Tuesday that a strike is not imminent, but he noted that stalled contract talks would not resume until transit officials provided key financial information.
TWU Local 234 officials have confirmed that SEPTA workers will not go on strike on Monday, and all transit lines will operate as normal.
Thousands of commuters are affected by what happens between Friday and Sunday night between SEPTA and its largest union.
The last of SEPTA’s contracts with transport workers union local 234 runs out this Sunday. Later this evening, officials from both sides will hold informal negotiations with a select group of leaders.
Local 234’s contract expired back on March 15th, and the last of the three transit workers’ contracts is set to expire at midnight on Sunday, April 6th.
SEPTA’s contingency plans and travel tips in the event of service interruption on March 15: http://www.septa.org/service/service-interruption/guide-2014.html
Dozens walked off their jobs across the United States in 100 cities.
Chris reviews the latest involving the government shutdown, Bob Costas’ commentary on the Washington Redskins, and the Eagles win yesterday in Tampa Bay. He talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup and CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger.
The Fire Marshal of Swarthmore Borough confirms a lightning strike hit a building on the campus of Swarthmore College Thursday morning.
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They’re are upset over labor issues and this year’s Thanksgiving night store opening at 8 p.m. They’re also demanding the retailer increase pay and benefits.
The workers aren’t unionized, but have gotten a lot of attention to their grievances on social media.
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330 workers at the hostess bakery at Blue Grass Road and Grant Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia have entered the second day of their strike that began at 12:01am Saturday.