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NYC Contract Agreement with Traffic Enforcement Agents

December 14, 2019

By Bob O'Neill

NEW YORK, NY — New York has reached contract agreements with the Communication Workers of America (CWA) Locals 1181 and 1182, which together represent approximately 2,700 Traffic Enforcement Agents and Associate Traffic Enforcement Agents. The pattern wage increases include 2.00%, 2.25% and 3.00% through November 2021.

“This agreement provides the hard-working men and women who keep our roads moving and our pedestrians, bikers, and drivers safe with the wages they deserve,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio. “Seventy percent of city workers are now under contract during this round of negotiations, continuing our commitment to bring workers to the bargaining table.”


CWA Local 1181 represents approximately 400 Associate Traffic Enforcement Agents. The contract term is just over 53 months, is retroactive to June 6, 2017, and expires in November 2021. The agreement includes pattern wage increases of 2.00%, 2.25%, and 3.00%. The City and CWA Local 1181 have also agreed to use available funding and a contract extension to fund an annuity along with an additional general wage increase of 1.63%.  
The total cost of the contract through Fiscal Year 2023 is $11.5 million and is covered by the labor reserve. This agreement has been ratified by the local’s membership.

CWA Local 1182 represents approximately 2,300 Traffic Enforcement Agents Levels 1 and 2. The contract term is just over 46 months, is retroactive to December 31, 2017, and expires in November 2021. The ratified agreement includes pattern wage increases of 2.00%, 2.25%, and 3.00%.

The City and CWA Local 1182 have also agreed to use available funding and a contract extension to fund an annuity increase along with adding an additional salary step to the TEA Level 2 step plan at the beginning of an employee’s 11th year of service. The total cost of the agreement through the Fiscal Year 2023 is $40.8 million and is covered by the labor reserve.

December 14, 2019

ONE COMMENT ON THIS POST To “NYC Contract Agreement with Traffic Enforcement Agents”

  1. Guadalupe Rubino says:

    What about levels 3 & 4’s?

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