PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The fourth day of the SEPTA strike is upon us.
The Transport Workers Union, which represents bus drivers, cashiers and trolley and subway operators — have been at the bargaining table with top SEPTA officials for days trying to hash out a deal.READ MORE: 17-Year-Old Latif Williams Turns Self In For Alleged Murder Of Temple Student Samuel Collington
That includes Thursday when they began at 11:30 a.m. and lasted well into the night.READ MORE: Off-Duty Police Officer Shot Multiple Times In North Philadelphia, Police Say
No deal yet, but a SEPTA spokesman says it’s a positive that both sides are still talking and crunching numbers.
The main issue at the table now: pensions.
A mediator is working with the two sides trying to get all the employees off the picket line.MORE NEWS: Jayson Tatum Leads Celtics Past 76ers, 88-87
SEPTA says if they file an injunction to get employees back to work for Election Day, the measure would be filed in the Court of Common Friday, but it’s a last resort as they want to continue talks and come up with a resolution.