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Local 587 – Seattle, WA*

Local 1027 – Fresno, CA

Local President Lance Norton and International Vice President Ron Heintzman report settlement between members of Local 587 and MV Transportation. Term: 3/1/07 - 2/28/13 Operator Wages Over Term: $17.90 - $23.90 wage scale compressed from 10 to 5 yrs H&W: ’ee pays $5/mo ’ee only (was $88.40) ’er pays 50% dependent coverage by end of agreement (was Ø) - add domestic partners - $50/mo opt-out LI: to $25,000 (was $10,000) SL: (was combined with vacation as PTO) <120 days - Ø; 120 days - 3 years - .615 hrs/pay period; 4 yrs svc - .923 hrs; 5 yrs svc - 1.230 hrs; 10 yrs svc - 1.538 hrs; - 10 yrs svc moves down to 7 yrs svc by end of agreement - cash out @ 50% Note: - creation of joint labor-mgt cmte - trainer pay prem $1 - ratified unanimously * A previous contract between members of Local 587 and King County Metro was inadvertently included in the Local News in the last issue of the In Transit, rather than this contract with MV Transportation. We apologize for the error.

Local 588 – Regina, SK Local President Mike Ehmann and International Vice President Randy Graham report settlement between members of Local 588 and the City of Regina. Term: Operator Wages Over Term: H&W: Holidays: Unif Allow: CDL:

1/1/07- 12/31/09 $19.75 – 22.21 100% paid by ’er - Established health spending amt for all eligible ’ees - $100/yr Add family day Parkas provided outdoor ’ees Reimbursement for Class V $25

Local President Rick Steitz and International Vice President Chuck Cook report settlement between members of Local 1027 and MV Transportation, Inc. Term: 5/12/07 - 6/30/12 Operator Wages Over Term: $15.22 - $19.66 Mechanic Wages Over Term: $18.59 - $24.58 H&W: 100% single, 85% dependent paid by ’er by end of agreement (was 70% + $17) ’er dental contribution to $30 family (was $16.42) ’er vision contribution to $15/mo (was Ø) Pension: ATU 401k - ’er match to 55% by end of agreement - 30% of annual salary cap. Vacation: PT accrual @ 75% of FT - cash out option of all hours (New) Holidays: Add birthday - work done on holiday paid at 1½ x + holiday pay Note: Add language on use of cameras - cannot be sole basis for disciplinary action - paid meal period rather that a duty-free period Ratified unanimously.

Locals 1037-New Bedford, MA 174-Fall River, MA Local Presidents John Offley and Patricia Caron, and International Vice President Larry Hanley report settlement between members of Locals 1037 and 174, and the Union Street Bus Company, Inc. Term: 7/1/06 - 6/30/10 Operator Wages Over Term: $19.45 - $21.77 Mechanic Wages Over Term: $21.20 - $23.73 Bonus: FT: $1,500; PT: $750 H&W: Eff 7/1/07 – ’ee pays 15%, ’er 85% for single, 20%/80% family - $2,400 annual opt out LI: To $25,000 Pension: 1.40% (was 1.30%) - remove cap on yrs svc Tool Allow: To $225 Unif Allow: To $230 Cleaning Allow: To $40 Note: Ratified by vote of 64 – 7.

Local 757 – Portland, OR Local President Jon Hunt and International Vice President Ron Heintzman report settlement between members of Local 757 and Laidlaw (Corvallis). Term: 7/1/06 - 6/30/09 SB Operator Wages Over Term: $11.19 - $12.29* COLA: min 3% - max 4% annual H&W: med reimbursement to $155 LI: $35,000 - transit drivers $5,000 - SB drivers Guarantee: 4 hrs during reg school yr Charter: Add sorority/fraternity party trips - paid additional 4 hrs Note: Ratified by vote of 33 - 3 * minimum rate school bus operators

Local 956 – Allentown, PA Local President Thomas Bohner and International Vice President Larry Hanley report the first agreement between members of Local 956 and First Transit, Inc. Warren County (NJ). Term: Operator Wages Over Term: LI: Vacation: Holidays: Shoe Allow: Note: Ratified by vote of 9 - 4.

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5/1/07 – 12/31/08 $10.00 - $10.77 $10,000 1 yr svc - 40 hrs 5 yrs svc - 80 hrs 10 yrs svc- 120 hrs (6) total + (3) personal days after 1 yr svc provided 25¢ pay differential for air brake endorsement

2007

Schedule of Upcoming Events September 14 - 16 Latino Caucus Las Vegas, NV September 17 - 21 55th International Convention Las Vegas, NV October 22 22nd Annual MS Golf Tournament Rockville, MD October 27 - Financial Secretary Seminar November 1 Silver Spring, MD November 13 - 17 Arbitration Seminar Silver Spring, MD *Recent Change

JULY/AUGUST 2007

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In Transit - July/August 2007  

Transit Worker Assault ATU Activists Win! Union to Celebrate Resurgence of Workers Making ‘The Right Move’ at International Convention / a u...

In Transit - July/August 2007  

Transit Worker Assault ATU Activists Win! Union to Celebrate Resurgence of Workers Making ‘The Right Move’ at International Convention / a u...