Union: City Rejects Latest Offer To End School Bus StrikeMichael 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.
School Bus Companies Using Replacements As Strike ContinuesDozens of buses rolled out Tuesday on Staten Island amid jeers, boos and shouts of "scab" from striking school bus drivers and matrons.
NYC School Bus Companies, Union Meet On Eighth Day Of StrikeThe walkout began on Jan. 16, triggered by the city’s plan to put bus contracts out to bid to lower costs.
Bloomberg Organizes Meeting Between School Bus Companies, Union LeadersBloomberg is hoping the two sides can come to an agreement to end the strike which entered its seventh day on Friday.
Strike Gets Ugly: Tires Slashed At Private School Bus YardWith the New York City school bus strike now a week old, it's starting to get ugly. In the dead of night, buses parked in depot had their tires slashed.
NYC School Bus Driver Strike Enters Fourth DayThe strike by city school bus drivers and matrons continues with no end in sight.
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.
Thousands Of NYC School Bus Drivers Go On Strike, Cause Headaches For ParentsMore than 8,000 school bus drivers and matrons went on strike in New York City Wednesday, leaving nearly 152,000 public school students having to find other ways to get to class.
Union: NYC School Bus Drivers Will Strike On Wednesday Morning"While we remain optimistic that we can reach an agreement, we are here today to announce that Local 1181 will strike effective Wednesday morning," said union president Michael Cordiello. "It is action we must take."
Yellow School Buses Run Monday In NYC, But Possible Strike Looms Local 1181 of the Amalgamated Transit Union is furious over the details of a new plan by the city to put contracts with private bus companies up for bid.
Possible NYC School Bus Strike Looms Monday, Would Impact 150,000 StudentsThe city says it’s amazing that it has to spend an average of $6,900 a year per pupil to get students to school. It costs less than half that, $3,124, in Los Angeles, the second largest school district.