MCTS, transit system union reach 3-year agreement with new contract
Posted: Nov 15, 2019 8:29 PM CDT
MILWAUKEE COUNTY (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) and Milwaukee County Transit System Union (ATU) Local 998 and have reached an agreement on a new contract.
The agreement made Friday, Nov. 15 is for a three-year contract that includes salary increases, signing bonuses and a generous healthcare plan.
MCTS President and Managing Director, Dan Boehm sent the following statement:
We acknowledge that this has been a long process and we thank our dedicated employees for being patient while we worked out a deal. We are pleased that we’re now able to move forward and give workers a much-deserved raise.
The men and women of MCTS and ATU Local 998 all share a passion for public transportation. This milestone allows us to come together to do what we do best – connect people in our community to work, school and life.
We encourage anyone who supports transit to speak up on the need for a long-term funding solution. Please contact business leaders and elected officials to tell them how important public transportation is to you, your family and your neighbors.