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Reno bus contractor, union trying again to settle bus strike

Oct. 07, 2021 15:49 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Union leaders and the Washoe County contractor that operates Reno's regional bus system were headed back to the bargaining table Thursday to try to negotiate the end of a nearly two-week strike, the second since August. Bus service has been limited to...

Labor shortage leaves union workers feeling more emboldened

Sep. 06, 2021 11:01 AM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — When negotiations failed to produce a new contract at a Volvo plant in Virginia this spring, its 2,900 workers went on strike. The company soon dangled what looked like a tempting offer — at least to the United Auto Workers local leaders who...

Officials: Agreement ending 10-day Reno transit bus strike

Aug. 13, 2021 10:08 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Officials says the 10-day transit bus strike in the Reno area is ending with an agreement reached late Thursday night. Teamsters Local 533 President Gary Watson said the union and Keolis Transit reached an agreement on health care, and Regional...

Most Reno-Sparks bus service suspended as strike continues

Aug. 05, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Regional transportation officials suspended bus service Thursday on all but three routes in Reno-Sparks and Carson City as a strike by about 200 union drivers entered its third day. Teamsters Union Local 533 went on strike at noon Tuesday, citing an...