Release Date: November 4,2021

METRO RTA Contract Negotiation Update: No Strike on November 4

November 4, 2021, Akron, Ohio — The Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) ended the bargaining session with METRO RTA tonight at 7:10 p.m. without a tentative agreement for a new contract.  The TWU has assured METRO that it will not be striking and/or picketing tomorrow, November 4, 2021, but the TWU stated it may strike and/or picket starting November 15, 2021.  

METRO has provided the TWU a Final Proposal and requested the TWU to have its membership vote on whether to accept METRO’s Final Proposal, which METRO is hopeful the membership will accept and ratify.

METRO encourages riders and the public to check for updates at www.akronmetro.org or call 330. 940.1236.