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Loudoun Transit workers, on strike since Jan. 11, demonstrate Feb. 14 outside the Loudoun County Government Center. The workers are employed by Keolis, the private company contracted by the county to provide public transit service, and are asking for better benefits and working conditions.

The Loudoun County Transit workers who have been on strike since Jan. 11 will return to work Monday, March 20, according to a March 17 letter sent by the union representing the employees. 

The letter was signed by Amalgamated Transit Union negotiator John Lyons to an attorney representing Keolis North America, the private company contracted by the county to run the bus system. "On behalf of every striking [Amalgamated Transit Union] Local 689 member, our members unconditionally offer to return to work, effective Monday March 20th," the letter said. "This letter does not constitute acceptance of any contractual offers, nor does the Union hereby waive any rights under the law."

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"The strike went on for two months — it was very, very hard on workers and their families,"

How tone deaf.

How about all the commuters who were stranded without options?


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