Montgomery First Transit http://apr.org en Montgomery Transit Workers Threaten to Strike http://apr.org/post/montgomery-transit-workers-threaten-strike <P>Unionized bus drivers and mechanics with the Montgomery Area Transit System are threatening to go on strike.</P> <P>The Montgomery Advertiser reports <A href="http://on.mgmadv.com/12LGxXJ)"><U><FONT color=#ff0000>(http://on.mgmadv.com/12LGxXJ)</FONT></U></A> that wages and insurance costs are key issues in the dispute.</P> <P>The workers, who are part of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 765, are taking action against First Transit, a company contracted by the city of Montgomery to operate the bus system, which is also known as MATS.</P> <P>Union officials say they're awaiting an investiga Thu, 11 Apr 2013 13:14:59 +0000 The Associated Press 28336 at http://apr.org Montgomery Transit Workers Threaten to Strike