ROCK TAVERN – Teamsters Local 445, which represents the more than 165 Durham School Services bus employees service Dutchess County BOCES and the Spackenkill and Rhinebeck school districts, has asked the company to agree to arbitration to end the nine-month contract dispute that has led to strikes and other disruptions in recent weeks.

Local 445 Principal Officer Adrian Huff said if Durham agrees to the process, the union would “immediately pledge not to conduct another strike, and to accept in full the decision of the arbitrator.”
Teamsters seek arbitration in school bus contract dispute