Metro Transit workers reject contract offer, authorize strike during Super Bowl

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Brian Lambert The Star Tribune's Janet Moore says, “Unionized bus drivers, LRT operators and others at Metro Transit voted overwhelmingly to reject a final contract offer and authorize a strike during Super Bowl festivities next year. The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1005, which represents about 2,500 workers at Metro Transit, voted 93 percent in favor of rejecting the Metropolitan Council’s last contract offer and authorizing a strike during the period leading up to the Super Bowl.” Lawsuit coming? Brian Bakst and Tim Pugmire at MPR say: “A lawyer on Monday instructed the Minnesota House and Rep. Tony Cornish to preserve any possible evidence related to sexual harassment allegations against Cornish. The lawyer represents...

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