Metro’s General Manager Releases Statement about Threatened Labor Action

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Metro General Manager and CEO Paul Wiedefeld has released the following statement regarding a threatened labor action directed by ATU Local 689:

“Metro is aware of a potentially unlawful and disruptive labor action threatened by the leadership of ATU Local 689. I want our riders to know we will do everything we can to minimize the impact to service while putting safety first and encouraging employees to continue working in support of our customers. Meanwhile, I am keeping every option on the table, including increasing the use of contractors and legal action to ensure full compliance with our labor agreement and the WMATA Compact.”

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