Updates from URS in reference to the RTA Strike

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Thursday, January 12, 2017: RTA Buses will roll on Friday!

Tuesday, January 10, 2017: WDTN Story: RTA strike costing United Rehabilitation Services $4,000 each day

 

Tuesday, January 10, 2017:

WDTN Reports: “The Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority said Tuesday both the RTA and the Amalgamated transit Union local 1385 have contacted the mediator and that person is now scheduling a new date for negotiations to continue.

“I wanted to update you on this matter as I understand there are a variety of statements being made,” RTA CEO Mark Donaghy said Tuesday. “Our counsel advises me that both parties have been in contact with the mediator and he is in the process of scheduling the meeting to restart the mediation.”

RTA CEO Mark Donaghy said Monday the RTA is willing to negotiate at any time but any new date had to be scheduled by the mediator.

READ MORE: RTA addresses operations following strike by union

The ATU members walked off the job after the RTA was unable to reach an agreement with the union for a new contract. Representatives from both sides met with a mediator Sunday but no deal was reached.”

Monday, January 9, 2017:  In response to the Greater Dayton RTA strike, URS has prioritized the needs of the clients based on their medical needs and the personal needs of their family members who work and rely on our care. We have limited capacity to provide transportation and are doing everything possible to accommodate our clients with the greatest needs. We will increase our transportation routes and have asked families, group homes and residential facilities to transport clients when possible.

Sunday, January 8, 2017:  On Monday, Jan. 9th, the Greater Dayton RTA is threatening to strike which will impact transportation for our clients. Please watch the news for updates on Monday morning and we will update our website and social media as soon as we know something.

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