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.

Click here to read more at the Burlington Free Press.

Get Advice Join TDU Donate

Recent News

UPS Cashes in on COVID with $2 Billion Profits

UPS made $2 billion in profits after taxes in the third quarter thanks to exploding volume and excessive overtime by UPS Teamsters. Revenue for the quarter topped $21 billion.

Pension Activists Blitz White House with Calls

The National United Committee to Protect Pensions (NUCPP) is calling on all active and retired Teamsters to blitz the White House today with calls asking the President to support a pension solution and to be sure it's included in any stimulus plan that crosses his desk. They encourage members and retirees call 202-456-1414 to demand support for defending hard earned pensions that are under attack through no fault of working people. 

View More News Posts