ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Union workers at Metro, the local transit agency, are meeting and greeting commuters this morning to call attention to their quest for a new contract.
Members of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 788 say they’ll be leafleting at several Metro stations including North Hanley and Shrewsbury.
The workers say they’ve gone years without a contract while Metro CEO John Nations is pulling down $250,000 a year.
Both sides say they’re far apart with pensions and medical coverage key concerns.
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