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New York City school bus struggle

July 11, 2013

Graphic: Kwame, PIST NYC Facebook Fighters for the rights of both New York City school bus workers and the students who need their services remain determined to keep up the struggle following a series of ups and downs in the first half of 2013. Billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s December 2012 [...]

Digamos NO a los ataques del Alcalde Bloomberg

February 19, 2013

¡ÚLTIMA HORA! El 15 de febrero, después de que los cinco candidatos a alcaldes por el Partido Demócrata hicieran un llamado al sindicato, la junta ejecutiva de ATU 1181 votó a favor de suspender la huelga y “continuar la lucha por la Disposición para la Protección de Empleados [EPP por sus [...]

Thousands of school bus workers march for their jobs

February 11, 2013

Solidarity with school bus strikers, Feb. 10, NYC.WW photo: Joseph Piette New York — When thousands of school bus drivers, matrons and mechanics marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on Feb. 10, the brutal nature of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s attacks on their jobs became even clearer. [...]

Solidarity with NYC bus strikers

February 5, 2013

WW photo Feb. 2 saw a groundswell of support for the striking school bus drivers and matrons in New York City. Rallies burst out, in both Manhattan and the Bronx, while marches through the streets as well as car caravans went to the East 79th Street mansion of billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg [...]

Unions, parents support NYC school bus workers

January 29, 2013

Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181 has been on strike since Jan. 16 against a plan by billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his billionaire supporters in the 1% to strip union protection from New York City school bus drivers and matrons. It’s a simple plan. New contracts that are up for [...]