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COTA Workers Reject Contract Offer

Jun 28, 2018

Credit nacentralohio.com

The union representing Central Ohio Transit Authority bus drivers, mechanics and other workers has rejected the agency's three-year contract offer. 

Union members are concerned about seniority and training requirements, and the agency's plan to use driverless buses. The deal provided annual raises of 3 percent and increases in health care costs. Employees, who are also seeking higher pay increases, have been working under terms of a contract that expired in December. The union expects both sides to return to the barganing table soon.