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Rhode Island School Bus Driver Strike Ends

First Student and the drivers’ union agree on a contract that includes enhanced healthcare and retirement benefits as well as increased wages, ending an 11-day strike.

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Seattle School Bus Strike Ends

First Student and the drivers’ union agree on a contract that includes expanded health care coverage for bus drivers and their families and a pension plan, ending a nine-day strike.

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Seattle School Bus Drivers Go on Strike

The drivers say they are calling for a retirement and health care package that is affordable enough to include their families. First Student says the contract it is offering the drivers is fair.

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District scrambles to staff bus routes after driver no-shows

About a dozen Boston Public Schools bus routes were unstaffed Monday morning, leaving 400 students stranded. The bus contractor dispatched supervisors to drive buses Tuesday morning, “due to a continued shortage of union drivers willing to work,” but was able to cover all routes. The no-shows are related to a labor dispute that led to a strike last October.

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