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LYNN: RIDE drivers threaten to strike if GLSS doesn’t provide “fair” contract, wages

LYNN — Union drivers who provide services for The RIDE, an option for people whose disability prevents them from using other public transit, are threatening to go on strike if a "fair" contract can't be reached with Greater Lynn Senior Services on Wednesday.

Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS) is one of three vendors contracted by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) that provides drivers for The RIDE, which transports many seniors and others with disabilities to essential services such as grocery stores and doctors' offices.

But according to the union that represents GLSS, International Brotherhood of Teamsters 42 (IBT42), their drivers are the lowest paid of the three vendors.

Drivers for …

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