OCTA Bus driver’s strike update – the misery continues

The OCTA bus driver’s strike continued unabated today, causing heartbreaking misery for thousands of people. But a glimmer of hope emerged, as reported in the O.C. Register, “OCTA chief negotiator Sherry Bolander and Teamster Union representative Patrick D. Kelly agreed to meet this afternoon to try and hammer out the remaining details of a settlement that would put buses back on the road for an estimated 225,000 stranded commuters.”

The strike appears to be about, “the approximately $700,000 in salary increases the union has requested beyond the $18 million OCTA has offered. How

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