OH: RTA Workers Threaten Strike

Oct. 26, 2016
Union members and RTA leadership are at odds over health insurance.

The threat of a strike looms over a contract dispute between Greater Dayton RTA union workers and the agency’s executive leadership.

Members of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1385 object to proposed changes to their health care plans and have called for “better” working conditions and raises.

The union does not want to strike but members may decide it is necessary because RTA leadership has not meaningfully budged on its offer and has been unwilling to try to resolve the dispute in binding arbitration, said Glenn Salyer, president of the ATU Local 1385.

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