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NYC School Buses Rolling Again After Monthlong Strike

Regular bus schedules resumed on all 7,700 routes Wednesday morning. Around 5,000 of those routes and 152,000 students were affected by the strike.

02/20/2013

A school bus drives down a street in New York City (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Union Following School Bus Crash: ‘Non-Union Drivers Are Not Safe’

Striking school bus drivers were blaming non-union drivers Wednesday for a school bus crash in Bushwick, Brooklyn that left 14 people injured – including 11 children.

02/13/2013

Strikers stand in the rain outside of the Atlantic Express Transportation Crop. after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on January 16, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Striking School Bus Drivers Protest, Call Mayor Bloomberg ‘Heartless’

Thousands of striking school bus drivers and their supporters held a protest Sunday, calling Mayor Michael Bloomberg “heartless” as the city prepares to open competitive bidding for new contracts.

02/10/2013

Larry Hanley and Michael Cordiello of the ATU Local 1181 (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Union: City Rejects Latest Offer To End School Bus Strike

Michael Cordiello of Local 1181 of the Amalgamated Transit Union said the union had requested a “cooling off” period of up to three months if the city was willing suspend the opening of the special education bid and come to the table.

01/30/2013

A school bus drives down a street in New York City (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

School Bus Companies Using Replacements As Strike Continues

Dozens of buses rolled out Tuesday on Staten Island amid jeers, boos and shouts of “scab” from striking school bus drivers and matrons.

01/29/2013

A worker with Atlantic Express closes the gate for school buses after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on January 16, 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC School Bus Companies, Union Meet On Eighth Day Of Strike

The walkout began on Jan. 16, triggered by the city’s plan to put bus contracts out to bid to lower costs.

01/28/2013

Scabby is shown in this file photo. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Is The Giant Inflatable Rat An Endangered Species?

The giant, inflatable rat familiar to New Yorkers at union protests is apparently on the way out, according to a report.

01/28/2013

Strikers stand in the rain outside of the Atlantic Express Transportation Crop. after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on January 16, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Organizes Meeting Between School Bus Companies, Union Leaders

Bloomberg is hoping the two sides can come to an agreement to end the strike which entered its seventh day on Friday.

01/25/2013

Strikers stand in the rain outside of the Atlantic Express Transportation Crop. after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on January 16, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Federal Intervention Could End Bus Strike As Early As Tuesday

The National Labor Relations Board is expected to take a formal complaint about the strike from private bus companies who are calling the strike illegal. A ruling by the board could end the strike as early as Tuesday.

01/19/2013

Strikers stand in the rain outside of the Atlantic Express Transportation Crop. after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on January 16, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Parents Scramble To Get Kids To Class On 2nd Day Of NYC School Bus Strike

Michael Cordiello of Local 1181 of the Amalgamated Transit Union said the drivers will strike until Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city agree to put a job security clause back into their contract.

01/17/2013

Tameka Carter takes her daughter to school on Wednesday, the first day of the school bus drivers strike. (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Bus Drivers Strike Creates Transportation Frustrations For Parents

It was a frustrating day for parents and students across New York City as the school bus drivers strike forced thousands to find a new way to school.

01/16/2013

Credit WCBS880 Reporter Jim Smith

City Officials Blast Mayor Bloomberg’s Removal Of Employee Protection Provision From School Bus Contracts

Former Comptroller Bill Thompson blasted Mayor Bloomberg for removing employee protection provisions from the latest school bus contracts that are being sent out for bids.

12/23/2012

JFK Airport

Nonunion JFK Airport Security Workers Vote To Authorize Strike

The main points of contention for the workers include better training and equipment, which they say are related to safety concerns for passengers and themselves.

12/13/2012

Union members from 32BJ SEIU rally in front of The Broadway League. (credit: Marla Diamond, WCBS 880)

Broadway Faces Potential Holiday Headache As Labor Union Votes To Authorize Strike

Members of the 250-person 32BJ union voted during a noisy rally on the street outside the Times Square offices of the Broadway League, which represents producers and theater owners.

12/12/2012

Workers protesting at JFK Airport - Nov. 21, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

JFK Airport Security Officers To Hold Strike Authorization Vote

Airport security officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport were expected later in the week to vote to authorize a strike.

12/11/2012

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