UPDATE (7-22-14)

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 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.

GET Update

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Through assistance from Supervisor Leticia Perez’s office, GET officials and union officials met at 8 AM this morning.  The meeting lasted until approximately 9:30 AM. Talks are scheduled for Friday and Saturday. “We want to thank Supervisor Perez for bringing the union back to the table,” said GET spokesperson Gina Hayden. “We hope these talks … Read More

GET-A-Lift services

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Due to the reduced workforce, GET is limiting GET-A-Lift service to ONLY those with serious medical needs. Service will be provided from 6 AM to 6 PM, seven days a week. GET-A-Lift customers who have subscription service for rides meeting the outlined criteria will continue to receive their rides as scheduled without any further action … Read More

Explanation of full time and part time employees

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  Golden Empire Transit District – Explanation of full time and part time employees   Many organizations employ a combination of full time and part time employees. This allows the organization to balance revenue and expenses and is a common business practice within the realities of today’s economic conditions. GET employees 70 full time drivers and … Read More

CommuteKern (Car and Vanpools)

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Kern Council of Governments operates CommuteKern, a program that links those interested in carpooling or vanpools as well as other alternative forms of transportation. For more information about these programs, call 861-2191.

GET STRIKE

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News Release FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Gina D. Hayden (661) 324-9874 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 14, 2014 Golden Empire Transit District prepares for strike on Tuesday, July 15 Golden Empire Transit District, (GET) negotiated with union officials through the weekend. However, late Sunday evening union officials ended talks and indicated GET employees would strike at … Read More