Chittenden County’s public bus drivers are complaining about difficult working conditions and a contract proposal that they say would require them to work lengthy split shifts, endangering both drivers and riders.
April 12, 2013: The press is reporting that Mayor Michael Bloomberg lied about the key issue behind the recent school bus strike in New York City.
January 29, 2013, UPDATE: New York school bus drivers remain on strike in a fight to protect child safety and living wages.
School bus companies will meet with the union Monday to discuss the crippling strike that has left thousands of students without rides to class - but the city won’t come to the talks.
January 16, 2013: Nearly 10,000 union school bus drivers and matrons are on strike across New York City to fight for critical safeguards that ensure children's safety and the rights of union workers.
A strike by New York City school bus drivers that had been threatened for weeks will start Wednesday morning, affecting 152,000 students, the president of the union representing the drivers announced Monday.
January 7, 2013: New York City is the latest battleground in corporate politicians’ war against workers.
July 6, 2012: New York City bus drivers and escorts went on strike in 1979 and won crucial job security protections. Now, those protections are on the line.
June 22, 2012: Thousands of New York City school bus drivers and aides safely transport kids every day. But many Teamsters work under substandard contracts with lower wages and benefits than other workers in their same industry, and even in their same union.