PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — SEPTA employees, who are a part of the Transit Workers Union 234, are warning about a possible strike. They released a video Tuesday.
“Unions, this is something that we need,” one employee said.READ MORE: 'Most Egregious Story I've Ever Heard': Local Man Has Prostate Removed After Mistaken Cancer Diagnosis
“We need unions in America,” said another.
The workers’ contract is up on Oct. 31.READ MORE: One Of Last Marines To Leave Afghanistan Returns Home To Hero's Welcome In Ridley Township
Union members say they’re seeking a fair contract and are willing to strike until they get one.
SEPTA released a statement in response to the union’s video.MORE NEWS: WATCH: Surveillance Video Catches Olney Drive-By Shooting That Killed 1, Injured 5
It reads: “SEPTA is committed to engaging in good-faith negotiations with TWU Local 234 to reach an agreement on a new contract that is fair and responsible. We look forward to discussing all issues with union leaders at the bargaining table.”