Some info on restoring locked out drivers and matrons  

Saturday, March 30, 2013 5:58:00 PM
On Wednesday February 20, 2013, public schools were back and so were MOST school bus drivers and matrons who had been on strike. However, it took until the end of the week for owners at Jofaz Transport/Boro Wide Buses/Canal Escorts in Brooklyn,... read more

Report from Parent Speak out 2/21/13 

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 7:39:00 AM
The strike was a confrontation between the business approach of the mayor which is that ‘companies should be able to hire whoever they want’ versus the union’s approach that ‘experience counts’. The use of replacements and the attempted lockouts... read more


Thursday, February 21, 2013 3:37:00 PM
OL BUS FAMILIES CONDEMN POST-STRIKE ATTACKS ON MATRONS’ AND DRIVERS’ JOBS Call for City Investigation Into Bus Company Violations of the WARN Act FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tony Murphy 347-602-1584 PIST hotline:... read more

Advocate groups going forward with 2/21 meeting 

Sunday, February 17, 2013 11:11:00 AM
The ARISE Coalition & The Citywide Council on Special Education present - Where Is The Bus? Is your child missing instruction because of the bus strike? Is your child missing other services? After school programs? How do you... read more

School bus strike declared over Feb 15 

Sunday, February 17, 2013 10:59:00 AM
Please check back for a more comprehensive statement in English and Spanish after Monday 2/18 On Feb 15, after the five Democratic party mayoral candidates issued an appeal to the union*, the executive board of ATU 1181 voted to suspend the... read more

PIST shows some love to bus workers on Valentine's day 

Sunday, February 17, 2013 10:50:00 AM
Two PIST members delivered Carnations and bags of chocolates to the matrons and drivers picketing at Liberty and Sheffield Avenues in Brooklyn at the 8:00 a.m. shift change. A picture is below--see PIST NYC on Facebook for more. Another PIST... read more

Accidents with non union 'replacement' buses Feb 12 and 14 

Sunday, February 17, 2013 10:48:00 AM
Please see press release we sent out on 2/13, far below with picture from accident on 2/12. Please note first picture from accident that occurred yesterday 2/14 in Park Slope, Bklyn, 5th Ave. & 14th Street. Victim was taken by ambulance... read more


Sunday, February 17, 2013 10:43:00 AM
Well six parents went inside the bid for a couple hours and sat right behind the OPT gang. Behind us were lots of ATU members. We saw figures go onto a big spreadsheet, we saw some press and we saw a lot of security telling us to put down our... read more

Coverage of Feb. 10 march and rally 

Sunday, February 17, 2013 10:20:00 AM Strikers and parents march across the Brooklyn Bridge This is a nice slide show of the Brooklyn Bridge march ... read more
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