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Department of Education review on school bus transport threatens child safety, parental choice and low-income households

Unite launches online petition challenging ‘sham consultation’ that fails to consider alternative options including increased funding for education services December 17th: Unite Regional Officer, Gareth Scott, announced the launch of his union’s online petition opposing the current ‘Review of Home … Continue reading

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Education Authority moves to close school bus depot in Lisnaskea threatens health and safety

Proposals for school bus drivers to use commercial forecourts in Lisnaskea are unacceptable corner cutting Cost-cutting plans will force reliance on Enniskillen school bus depot to cover entirety of Fermanagh and threaten to impact children attending schools November 15th: Unite … Continue reading

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Strong showing expected for Education Authority school bus drivers march for respect

Trade unionists will join School bus drivers on march from Union Regional offices to Belfast City Hall rally  Anger palpable among drivers over management bullying and impact it is having on workers and children with special needs Education Authority representative … Continue reading

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Unite school bus drivers and Enniskillen branch launches campaign for adoption of reflective uniform strips and high-viz school passes in Fermanagh

Children in rural areas on unlit roads left vulnerable to traffic accidents School bus drivers to visit local schools to promote ‘safe uniform’ initiative in absence of Minister or action by Education Authority Unite Regional Officer, Gareth Scott, welcomed the … Continue reading

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Ulsterbus and Education Authority drivers launch joint campaign against School Bus Charges

Foyleside launch for ‘Hands Off Free School Transport’ campaign at 11am Wednesday 8th March at Pennyburn Garage March 7th: Unite the union, representing the overwhelming majority of bus drivers providing school transport services across Northern Ireland, will launch their Derry/Londonderry … Continue reading

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