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December 23, 2013

NFTA officials announce union contract

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority's Board of Commissioners announced Monday that it has approved a five-year collective bargaining agreement between the agency and Teamsters Local 264-Transportation Supervisors.

The agreement covers the period between April 2, 2012 and March 31, 2017. 

Teamsters Local 264 represents transportation supervisors who are responsible for frontline supervision of Metro's bus and rail operations. Under the terms of the agreement, members of the bargaining unit will receive and equity adjustment Jan. 1, 2014, and a salary increase of 2 percent for each of the next three fiscal years starting April 1, 2014. 

"I am pleased that we are able to reach an amicable agreement that provides both an equity adjustment and annual raises for the hard-working members of this union, while protecting the financial stability of the authority going forward," said the NFTA's Executive Director Kimberly Minkel. 

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