Golden Empire Transit District Update – July 28 Golden Empire Transit District, (GET) and Teamsters Local 517 are starting the third week of the labor dispute. Golden Empire Transit District remains committed to finding a solution to this dispute. GET is willing to enter binding arbitration at any time. Binding arbitration means both sides agree…
GET will replace all 31 day, summer youth, disable and monthly passes when the strike ends. Please keep your pass to return to GET for a new pass.
The GET negotiating team met with the Teamster’s negotiating team today. GET presented a proposal. After brief discussion, the Union Team rejected the proposal, ended the meeting and indicated an impasse. The union team refused to take the proposal to the employees and refused to take a vote on binding arbitration. GET’s operating expenses (expense…
The GET board met for approximately 2 hours today. The Board discussed the proposal from the union and provided instruction to the negotiating team. The next step will be to schedule a meeting of the negotiating teams.
July 22, 2014 – 1:00 PM GET Board Room 1830 Golden State Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93301 Board of Directors Special Meeting Agenda 7-22
All Bus Services are Suspended during Strike
All bus services will be suspended during strike.
07/16/2014 5:27 pm