Students join CCTA bus drivers on picket line

Joel Banner Baird
Burlington Free Press
March 17, 2014

Bundled against the cold and clutching signs, placards and coffee about 70 Burlington High School students this morning joined striking Chittenden County Transportation Authority drivers and other community members on a downtown picket line.

The drivers’ union called for the strike last week in response to stalled contract negotiations over shift lengths and what they say is an over-reliance on part-time drivers.

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