PHOENIX — Officials told Reuters that negotiators for Phoenix's bus company and union drivers will return to the bargaining table to try to avoid a strike that could affect nearly 125,000 riders on the city's transit system.
Ninety-six percent of the system’s drivers voted late on Tuesday to reject a labor contract proposal and authorize a possible walkout. The transit union has been working without a contract since October 2010. The dispute centers on wages, health insurance and sick leave. For the full story, click here.