Mayor Praises Unions and Announces Tentative Agreement with Transit Workers

Mayor Newsom Praises Unions and Announces Tentative Agreement with Transit Workers Mayor, SFMTA Also Reach Tentative Framework Agreement with TWU 250-A That Will Roll Back Muni Service Cuts Beginning September 2010

As he prepares to submit a balanced budget to the Board of Supervisors next Tuesday, June 1, Mayor Gavin Newsom today met with leaders of the Public Employees Committee (PEC) unions and thanked them for stepping up to help close the City’s projected $483 million shortfall. Joined by San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Executive Director & CEO Nathaniel Ford, Mayor Newsom also announced that the City had reached a tentative framework of an agreement with Transit Workers Union (TWU) 250-A that would roll back recently introduced Muni service cuts.

“I want to thank our public employee unions for once again being active partners in balancing the budget while saving jobs and services,” said Mayor Newsom. “Your commitment to give back wages these next two years will protect our social safety net for the most vulnerable San Franciscans and preserve thousands of jobs.”

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