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COTA Vote On Contract Sets Up Possible Labor Dispute
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It could be a long summer for people riding the bus.
Trustees with the Central Ohio Transit Authority late Thursday voted unanimously to support a new contract offer proposed by a third-party fact finder.
The problem is unionized employees at COTA had overwhelmingly rejected the same proposal days earlier.
With a labor dispute possibly looming, WOSU’s Steve Brown spoke with Transport Union Workers Local 208 President Andrew Jordan. Click the play button above to hear Jordan’s reaction on last night’s vote, the possibility of a strike, and comments that the union did not negotiate in good faith.