October 24, 2014

SMART wins election by Brega bus operators

Bus operators employed by Brega Transport Corp. that provide service for Transport of Rockland in Rockland County, New York, have voted for representation by UTU/SMART Transportation Division.

Of the eligible voters who participated in the election, 46 selected SMART TD, 21 voted for no union representation and 11 for voted representation by another organization.

The vote brings 89 new members to the SMART TD’s Bus Department.

SMART TD’s Director of Organizing Rich Ross praised the efforts of Alternate Vice President – Bus and Organizer Calvin Studivant, along with Local 1594 officers Waverly Harris and Brian Caldwell for their efforts throughout the campaign.

“They braved the elements and put boots to the ground to get SMART TD’s message out to the drivers,” Ross said.

Ross also thanked Vice President – Bus Bonnie Morr, Rockland Coaches GO RCL General Chairperson Helaine Parsons and New York State Legislative Director Sam Nasca for their assistance with the campaign.