Transport Workers Union Local 234

(credit: Mark Abrams)

Union Members Vote In Favor Of New, 2-Year Contract With SEPTA

Transport Workers Union Local 234 members have voted in favor of ratifying a new, two-year contract with SEPTA.

11/07/2014

(credit: Mike DeNardo)

SEPTA, Union Reach Tentative 2-Year Deal, Avoiding A Strike

SEPTA officials joined leaders from Transport Workers Union Local 234 late Friday night to announce that a deal had finally been reached.

10/31/2014

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SEPTA Trolley, Bus, Subway Operators Give Union Leadership Authorization To Strike

Members of SEPTA’s largest labor union – which represents subway, bus, and trolley operators – have voted to give its leadership the authorization to call a strike.

10/26/2014

(A Septa subway train pulls in.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

SEPTA Makes ‘Final Offer’ As Philadelphia Hopes To Avert Mass Transit Strike

Now the question is whether the next step is cementing a deal, dealing with a job action, or continuing in limbo.

04/07/2014

(File Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Septa Still Running, Commuters Still Smiling — For Now

Commuters know they can’t abandon Plan B yet.

04/07/2014

(credit: Mike DeNardo)

As Midnight Deadline Looms, Union Members Say No Plan For SEPTA Strike

The TWU represents 5,200 workers in SEPTA’s City Division, including bus, subway, and trolley operators. Its members say they do not plan to strike, but SEPTA has a contingency plan in effect nonetheless.

03/14/2014

(File photo. Credit: John Ostapkovich)

SEPTA, Local 234 Begin Contract Talks Well Ahead Of Expiration Date In March

The union representing thousands of transit workers in Philadlephia says they’re starting contract talks with Septa well in advance of the expiration date of their current contract.

08/28/2013

(File photo. Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Study: Obesity Rates Highest Among Transportation Workers

Transportation workers have the highest obesity rate, at more than 36 percent, followed by manufacturing and production workers at 30 percent.

05/21/2013

Transport Workers Union Local 234 President John Johnson (credit: Mark Abrams)

Union Representing SEPTA Employees Aims For Early Contract Talks

The union representing SEPTA’s bus drivers, train operators, mechanics and support staff wants to start contract talks early with the transit agency.

03/25/2013

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Attacks On SEPTA Bus Drivers Continue To Grow

Eyewitness News has learned there have been 152 assaults against SEPTA bus drivers since 2009, 100 of them were forced to take off from work, as a result of their injuries.

03/19/2012

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