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Organize for stable school busing

January 6, 2014

School bus parents and unionists rally outside Education Department on Dec. 17.Photo: PIST NYC Facebook Relatives and supporters of New York City school bus riders ended 2013 expressing their determination to gain improvements for children and workers, despite the destructive chain of events set in [...]

Lessons of the NYC school bus strike: Was it worth it?

February 26, 2013

School bus workers demonstrate Feb. 10 at New York City Hall Park. WW photo: Brenda Ryan The bourgeois media made a decision to portray the end of the New York City school bus union’s four-week strike as an out-and-out victory for Mayor Michael Bloomberg. There’s no question that Bloomberg [...]

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 [...]

NYC school bus drivers forced to strike for safety, security

January 17, 2013

Jan. 14, New York. Michael Cordiello, president of ATU 1181-1061 tells how Mayor Bloomberg forced the school bus strike. WW photo: Mike Otto New York — More than 8,000 school bus drivers who transport 152,000 pupils in this city every day, many of them children with special needs, were forced to [...]