Wednesday, January 10, 2018 2:33:00 PM
School Bus Bill of Rights referendum campaign
Our new year’s resolution: get enforcement of school bus rights on the 2018 NYC ballot!
How you can help: Spread the word, collect signatures, write grant proposals, connect us with student... read more
Car Seats, Communication, GPS, Workforce status, Outreach, Bill of Rights
Saturday, September 02, 2017 4:57:00 PM
The August PIST meeting was attended by current and former school bus parents, education activists, school bus union delegates, and campaigners for fair wages/seniority for the school bus workforce. Two leaders of NY chapter of Comite Timon... read more
Saturday, September 02, 2017 4:55:00 PM
We Will Defend Special Ed & Busing Rights
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:05:00 PM
1) This coming Saturday morning, March 18, PIST NYC and Comite Timon/NY Chapter are co-sponsoring an organizing workshop at Hostos College titled WE WILL DEFEND SPECIAL EDUCATION & BUSING RIGHTS.
Everything will be in both English and... read more
under construction - check back after 3/18/17
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 9:50:00 PM
Urge him to sign A 8019 C the School bus bill
Friday, November 18, 2016 7:36:00 AM
NYS School Bus bill A8019C/S5984C is on the desk of Governor Cuomo and he will either sign it or veto between now and Weds 11/23.
The bill makes Employee Protection Provisions law so that bus companies cannot drive down wages, benefits, and ... read more
Guarantee decent standards for NYS school bus workers
Saturday, October 29, 2016 4:10:00 PM
Urge Governor Cuomo to sign NYS legislation A.8019C / S.5429C on Employee Protection Provisions to retain experienced school bus personnel, which passed both houses in summer 2016 but has yet to reach Cuomo's desk as of this writing.
You can use ... read more
Parents can still influence the company
Saturday, October 29, 2016 4:07:00 PM
Update: Teamsters L. 553 tells us that since the strike vote, Jofaz/ Y&M management now wants to negotiate again on Monday 10/31. PIST had asked parents to call the co., but apparently they just hang up on callers. Instead we can express... read more
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Monday, October 10, 2016 6:24:00 PM
SCHOOL BUS ADVICE courtesy of Parents to Improve School Transportation* updated Oct. 2016
(1) If your child is on a bus longer than is allowed, always file a complaint with OPT.
Maximum times your child is allowed to spend on special ... read more
The HIPAA is needed when requesting busing accommodations
Sunday, October 09, 2016 1:13:00 PM
To anyone whose child uses a 504 for accommodations in school, be aware that the form has changed for 2016-17. There is a new format on the HIPAA so that parents do not have to separately initial their consent to discuss info when they sign their... read more