McKeesport, PA − December 28, 2020 Senator Jim Brewster today announced the Port Authority of Allegheny County approved a two-year contract with Amalgamated Transit Union Local 85.

“I am happy to support our courageous employees and our Port Authority Administration for working hard to produce a contract that is fair,” said Senator Brewster, who is also a member of the Port Authority Board. “This contract will enable us to continue providing a valuable service to the general public.”

The Port Authority’s Board approved the contract on December 23rd for the agency’s 2,300 bus and rail operators, service personnel, maintenance and administrative employees, and first-level supervisors.

“This agreement is good for the taxpayers, the riders, and the employees who have worked hard, especially during this difficult year to provide quality service,” said Brewster. “I would like to congratulate everyone who was involved in getting this done.”