SU Parking and Transit Services workers to vote this month on labor contract
SU Parking and Transit Services workers to vote this month on labor contractFebruary 10, 2009Kevin Morrowkdmorrow@syr.edu
The negotiating committees for Syracuse University and International Brotherhood of Teamsters Union Local 317 have reached tentative agreement on a three-year labor contract for SU Parking and Transit Services unionized employees.
A ratification vote will be scheduled by Feb. 28 at the Local 317 Union Hall.
A total of 39 bargaining unit members-full-time and regular part-time employees who are parking lot attendants, parking control officers, data coordinators and office coordinators-are eligible to vote on the proposed contract, which would run through Dec. 20, 2011.
SU Parking and Transit Services employees voted to join the Teamsters Union in September 2007. Contract negotiations began Feb. 15, 2008, and entailed 29 meetings.