RTC bus drivers’ union reaches tentative contract agreement following months of negotiations, sources say

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The union that represents RTC bus drivers has reached a new tentative contract agreement following months of negotiations, threats of a strike, and a previous tentative contract agreement, according to a union source.

Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1637 members will vote on the contract on Tuesday, March 19. No details about the agreement have been released.

RTC bus drivers union back to drawing board in negotiations

ATU members voted against a previous tentative contract agreement on Feb. 16.

In January, the union voted to authorize a strike vote. RTC workers cite safety concerns following several recent violent incidents on local buses including multiple shootings and a murder. Workers are seeking better pay and increased safety while on the job.

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