NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York City school bus companies and union leaders met at Gracie Mansion in an effort to resolve the strike.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg organized the meeting last week. It was conducted by a mediator.READ MORE: Exclusive Video: Good Samaritans Rescue Wheelchair-Bound Man Who Somehow Fell On Union Square Subway Tracks
Bloomberg hoped the two sides can come to an agreement to end the strike, which entered its eighth day on Monday.
The walkout began on Jan. 16, triggered by the city’s plan to put bus contracts out to bid to lower costs.