BUS DRIVERS PROTEST * USA:
* New Hampshire - Portsmouth school bus driver says sick out was a protest
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Porsmouth,NH -13News Now -4 Nov 2014: -- Portsmouth Public Schools experienced delays after 38 bus drivers called out Monday morning... On an average day, only 10 to 15 drivers are absent, officials said... Some buses ran over 45 minutes behind schedule Monday morning... Parents question whether the drivers called in sick. A Portsmouth school bus driver confirms that nearly 40 drivers called in sick to protest for higher pay... Earlier this year, LaToria Smith organized a protest to get school bus drivers better pay and proper equipment for buses. She thinks many drivers called in sick Monday because they are all still frustrated with the job and the administration hasn't done a good job listening to their concerns...
Labels: drivers' protests