Officials: Boston school bus drivers staging illegal work action

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October 8, 2013, 6:29 am
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(NECN) - According to Boston Public Schools, school bus drivers in the city are staging an illegal work action.

According to a statement from Boston Public Schools, "United Steelworkers of America Local 8751, which represents approximately 700 school bus drivers in the city of Boston, is staging an illegal work action this morning aimed at disrupting school bus service to students in BPS, private, parochial and charter schools."

According to the statement, all tardy students and absences are excused for Tuesday.

Automatic phone calls are being sent to all families.

Families can also check the location of their school bus in real time using the "Where's My School Bus" app.

You can read the full statement from Boston Public Schools here.





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