Labor contract

TriMet’s Board of Directors ratifies new labor contract between agency, union employees


Labor agreement to run through November 2019; increases wages and allows agency to contract for much-needed restoration of light rail vehicles TriMet’s Board of Directors ratified a new labor contract between TriMet and its union employees, represented by the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 757, on Wednesday, December 13, 2017.  The new Collective Bargaining Agreement […]

TriMet makes last mediation offer before looming labor arbitration


In a last-ditch effort to avoid binding interest arbitration, TriMet today made a final comprehensive contract proposal to settle its labor agreement with Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 757. TriMet’s contract with ATU expired November 30, 2016. The parties met eight times to negotiate but were unable to reach agreement within the 150-day bargaining period […]