Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement With Bus System
From MV Transportation:
RENO, Nevada, (June 23, 2012) -- MV Transportation, Inc., operator of the local RIDE bus service and the largest privately-owned passenger transportation contracting firm based in the United States, is pleased to announce that a tentative agreement has been reached with the Teamsters Local 533. The last, best and final offer was agreed upon by representatives of the Teamsters 533 and will be presented to the union membership for approval on Friday, June 29th. The terms of the agreement will be kept confidential until a vote occurs.
"Although these discussions have been challenging at times, we appreciate the willingness of the Teamsters 533 to work with us to reach an agreement that will benefit the employees and ultimately our riders," stated John Siragusa, West President of MV Transportation (MV). "We are pleased with the outcome of the labor negotiations and are hopeful that the membership will vote to support the agreement so we can get back to providing the outstanding service for which we are known."
Lee Gibson, Executive Director of the RTC commented, "We are pleased both parties have come to an agreement so that our customers will continue to receive this most important community service. I appreciate the hard work of both MV and the Teamsters to reach this agreement."
MV Transportation is the transit provider for the Reno Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County. The RTC serves the citizens of Reno and Sparks along with unincorporated areas of Washoe County.
Based in Dallas, MV Transportation, Inc. is the largest private provider of paratransit services and the largest privately-owned passenger transportation contracting firm based in the United States. The company employs more than 16,000 dedicated transit professionals and operates more than 200 paratransit, fixed-route, shuttle and Medicaid contracts in 29 states, the District of Columbia, Canada and Saudi Arabia.
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