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MTA Bus Contract Update

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CONTRACT!

This morning the Union and Company signed a tentative contract agreement. 


The Ratification Vote will be administered by the American Arbitration Association.

  • The Vote will take place on Saturday, September 20, 2014, at the Community Church of Little Neck, 46-16 Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck  NY 11362. 
  • Voting will begin at 9 AM and continue through 4 PM.
  • Only Active members will be allowed to cast a ballot.
  • Please bring your Employee ID with you.

If you have any questions, please call the Union Office.

SSII Retroactive Wage Adjustment Info

*** UPDATE 9-9-2014 ***

Individual member retroactive wage adjustment (RWA) data is now available on the self service portal


The BSC has confirmed that the Retroactive Wage Adjustment (RWA) data will available to the members through the BSC portal.  Every member will be able to view and download a complete breakdown of their retroactive wage adjustments through the BSC portal.  As soon as the RWA data becomes available we will post a notice on our website.

  • RWA deferral forms will be mailed to the members on July 24th
  • Members will be able to defer up to 80% of their RWA
  • Due to the delay in mailing out the forms, they are now due back at the BSC by August 15th
  • The wages increases will be in the August 14th Pay Check
  • A Separate Retroactive Payment Check will be issued on September 11th.

CLICK HERE to go to the BSC Self-Service Home page

CLICK HERE for Info to Access and Download Data on the BSC Self-Service Portal

CLICK HERE for info on Signing in to the BSC Self-Service Portal for the First Time

If you have any questions regarding the RWA payments or need information on accessing your data, please contact the Union office.

Attention OA Supervisors Enrolled in the Local 100 Dental & Vision Plans

As you may be aware, effective September 1st TWU Local 100 will take over the administration of their members dental and vision benefits.  Their new dental and vision benefits will NOT include our members currently enrolled in their dental and vision plans.

We are currently negotiating alternate plans for our members, but until we come to an agreement our member will continue in their current plans.  If your current provider informs you that your enrollment in the plan is being terminated, please contact the BSC (646) 376-0123 and the Union office immediately.

Maximum Award To Mechanic’s Survivors Due to Diesel Fumes

By SARAH DORSEY | Posted: Monday, August 4, 2014 5:15 pm

A former Bus Mechanic’s death from lung cancer was deemed by a Judge to be related to his 28 years working amid heavy diesel fumes in a Metropolitan Transportation Authority garage, in what his widow’s attorneys believe is the first legal case to establish a link between occupational exposure to diesel emissions and cancer.

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