ATU Local 265 Contract Negotiations 2018-2019

On August 29, 2019 ATU Local 265 members cast their vote on the tentative agreement reached with VTA just twenty days earlier. Out of 1,106 votes cast, 594 members voted ‘yes’ and 512 members voted ‘no’, meaning that ATU had ratified a new three-year successor agreement.

The term of the agreement is from September 9, 2019 through September 8, 2022 and will cost $37.4 million over the next three years.

This agreement consists of a net 9% wage increase over a three-year period:

  • A 3.0% increase (4.5% wage increase less 1.5% towards additional pension contributions) in year one
  • A 3.0% increase...

On August 29, 2019 ATU Local 265 members cast their vote on the tentative agreement reached with VTA just twenty days earlier. Out of 1,106 votes cast, 594 members voted ‘yes’ and 512 members voted ‘no’, meaning that ATU had ratified a new three-year successor agreement.

The term of the agreement is from September 9, 2019 through September 8, 2022 and will cost $37.4 million over the next three years.

This agreement consists of a net 9% wage increase over a three-year period:

  • A 3.0% increase (4.5% wage increase less 1.5% towards additional pension contributions) in year one
  • A 3.0% increase in year two
  • A 3.0% increase in year three

In addition to the wage increase, ATU employees will receive a slight increase in:

  • Vision plan coverage
  • A shift differential
  • Bilingual pay

The VTA Board was set to vote on the agreement at their next meeting on September 5, 2019.

Timeline

Title
Negotiations
Phase Date Range
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Last and Final (Passed on May 10, 2019) VTA Total Package
Milestone Date
ATU Local 265 Union Votes ‘Yes’ to Ratify New VTA Contract
Milestone Date
On August 29, ATU Local 265 members cast their vote on the tentative agreement reached with VTA just twenty days earlier. Out of 1,106 votes cast, 594 members voted ‘yes’ and 512 members voted ‘no’,...