It took four votes, but union rail operators, bus drivers, supervisors and mechanics at King County Metro Transit approved a contract this month that includes 9 percent worth of inflation raises spread over three years.
The East Bay's largest public bus operator has unanimously approved a hard-fought contract with its drivers and mechanics that includes raises and requires workers to pay toward their health care premiums for the first time.
Union bus drivers and mechanics have approved a contract with AC Transit after months of tense negotiations and strike threats.
After conceding to pay a part of health insurance costs, unionized transit workers of Metro Bus and Rail are looking at potentially receiving their first pay raise in eight years.
Metro Transit union workers overwhelmingly approved a contract that will give them a 2 percent raise in each of the three years covered by the agreement.