BRTA Paratransit Drivers Union Rejects Latest Proposal
The latest offer for a new paratransit driver’s contract has been rejected.
So, the paratransit strike continues into its eleventh day today.
The Berkshire Eagle reports paratransit Management of the Berkshires, which is the operating company managing the BRTA paratransit service was informed yesterday that the most recent offer for a new paratransit service labor agreement was rejected by the union representing the employees, Teamsters Local 404.
The alternative proposal would have provided for annual January 1st wage increases in addition to the July 1st increases that were included in the previously rejected proposal.
The latest proposal also included the previously offered additional paid days off and other allowances. BRTA executive director, Robert Malnati says that both of the rejected proposals remain available for acceptance.