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SOUTHFLATIGER
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Drive by Post - Regarding the school bus driver strike in New York
No link but heard on the radio that it cost $21 million to transport kids to school while the bus drivers were on strike. However, they saved $81 million b/c they didn't have to pay the bus drivers.





Radiojones
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re: Drive by Post - Regarding the school bus driver strike in New York
If true that is priceless.


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Queen
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re: Drive by Post - Regarding the school bus driver strike in New York
Haven't heard about this. Have they settled and...knowing the savings...why would they re-hire any of them?


lordguill
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re: Drive by Post - Regarding the school bus driver strike in New York


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dante
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re: Drive by Post - Regarding the school bus driver strike in New York
I hope that is true.


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THRILLHO
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re: Drive by Post - Regarding the school bus driver strike in New York
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knowing the savings...why would they re-hire any of them?


They shouldn't, but it's NY, you know that they will.


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tigeraddict
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Member since Mar 2007
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re: Drive by Post - Regarding the school bus driver strike in New York
LINK

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Walcott said that during the work stoppage, the city saved $80 million by not paying the striking workers.


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Radiojones
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re: Drive by Post - Regarding the school bus driver strike in New York
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The chancellor, however, noted that the city pays more than a billion dollars a year on school bus service


They spend over a billion dollars a year getting kids to and from school? According to this LINK they have about 600,000 students using the transportation system. That comes out to roughly $1666.67 per student. I think I have figured out where they could save some money.


Radiojones
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re: Drive by Post - Regarding the school bus driver strike in New York
With there only being about 180 school days a year that works out to about $9.25 per student per day. I'm in the wrong business.


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