Green Mountain Express Drivers Unanimously Authorize a Strike
A group of Bennington Transit workers gathered on a sunny Sunday in July in Willow Park, from where the Bennington Battle monument could be seen piercing the skyline, to discuss just what to do at the Transit Agency that they work for.
The Joint Council 10 Organizing Department has agreed to run a volunteer organizer training for members of Teamsters Local 597 that might be interested. Topics will range from how to engage fellow employees at your own workplace when important issues come up to how to engage people outside the union to help them become Teamsters.
The Teamsters and GMT will go into one more round of negotiations attempting to settle the dispute with an agreement that is acceptable to both parties on the 4th of March. In March it will be one full year since we started negotiating with GMT in the hope of reaching an agreement and ending the unfair partition of compensation that exists at GMT.