Posts From December, 2013

Background info to Atlantic crisis-made for 12/17 press conference  

FACT SHEET + Busing by the Numbers
Thursday, December 19, 2013 11:52:00 PM
FACT SHEET As a result of bankruptcy proceedings by the Atlantic Express corporation, the continuation of over 1,400 school bus routes on January 2 is up in the air. This directly affects thousands of children and 2,000 NYC drivers and matrons,... read more
 

Press conference/rally set for December 17 

Upgrade, don't downgrade busing
Sunday, December 15, 2013 11:41:00 PM
Also see events page of this site. Protect School Bus Riders’ Rights! WE, THE COMMUNITY AND FAMILIES OF SCHOOL BUS RIDERS, NEED GUARANTEES THAT THE ROUTES WILL EXIST AND BE REASONABLE. NYC MUST RESPECT THE CIVIL RIGHTS OF OUR CHILDREN.... read more
 

Our top Busing Issues for incoming NYC administration 

What parents and supporters are organizing for
Sunday, December 15, 2013 11:37:00 PM
December 12, 2013 Mayor-elect Bill DeBlasio: On behalf of New York City families whose children depend on safe, reliable school transportation, we would like to share with the new administrators of our city our collective determination to ... read more
 

Atlantic Express update after contract vote 

special thanks to veteran AE worker Maria Gentile
Sunday, December 15, 2013 11:36:00 PM
On December 4, some 2000 school bus workers at Atlantic Express (including Amboy) voted down an insulting contract proposal by over 5 to 1 (1629 No votes, 281 Yes votes). The issues included a 7.5% pay cut, loss of week's wage-accrual pay normally... read more
 

Norman Siegel issues report and recommendations 

IEP violations in busing can be prevented
Sunday, December 15, 2013 11:29:00 PM
SIEGEL TEITLBAUM & EVANS, LLP 260 Madison Avenue - 22nd Floor New York, New York 10016 Telephone: (212) 455-0300 Facsimile: (212) 455-0301 November 26, 2013 Mayor Michael R.... read more
 
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