February 28, 2015

Officers are here to help, membership comes first

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By Adhi Reddy, Transportation Division Vice President – Bus –  The year 2015 is a special one for our organization because we left our First SMART Convention as a united membership. Together, with one voice, we are a stronger body throughout the nation. All of our newly elected representatives from the 2014 conventions have now taken [...]

Santa Monica drivers ratify new contract

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. – UTU members employed by Santa Monica Regional Bus Lines (UTU Local 1785) have ratified a new three-year contract by a three-to-one margin. The contract, which expires June 30, 2014, includes pay raises, maintains and improves work rules, retains full-coverage health care insurance, and provides that discipline for using cell phones on [...]