New York School Bus Drivers Strike

Sep 11, 2023, 11:28 AM

(From The Guardian) Officials from New York City Public Schools are bracing for a potential school bus driver strike as negotiations continue between Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181-1061 and school bus contractors. If the strike does occur, NYC Public Schools has established a contingency plan in which all impacted families will receive emergency MetroCards to ride public buses and subways for free during the school day. The system is also prepared to reimburse families who will have to rely on taxis, rideshares or their own vehicles due to a potential strike. The looming bus driver strike in New York comes amid similar labor disputes in various cities ahead of the new school year, including in Connecticut and Ohio.

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