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President Donald Trump used executive orders to put up roadblocks for unions representing federal employees, and now President-elect Joe Biden seems poised to reverse those moves.

Regional Transit Service has taken steps in recent weeks to try to protect employees and riders from the spread of coronavirus, but the president of the union representing RTS workers says more nee

With the Spring 2020 work pick starting on Monday March 9th. Here are some tips to remember.

ATTENTION!!!

Work Schedules Pick will start @ 5:30 PM!
Please tell your fellow Operators!

Know WHEN you pick! YOU are responsible for knowing what you pick. If you're working, contact dispatch ahead to arrange you being present.

FROM:  Mario Cilento, President

DATE:    January 14, 2019

RE:         UNION DUES DEDUCTION

Collective bargaining is the process in which working people, through their unions, negotiate contracts with their employers to determine their terms of employment, including pay, benefits, hours, leave, job health and safety policies, ways to balance work and family, and more. Collective bargaining is a way to solve workplace problems. It is also the best means for raising wages in America.

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced a multi-agency plan to address the school bus driver shortage affecting schools across the state. The plan includes short-term steps to remove barriers and recruit traditional and non-traditional Commercial Driver's License holders, expand CDL testing opportunities, and enhance processes all designed to get more drivers into school buses. Additionally, New York State is launching outreach to more than 550,000 CDL license holders in New York State.

The vote for the tentative agreement with RTS on the Reimagine Project and Collective Bargaining Agreement(Contract) has passed. 174 Yes to 46 No.