Columbus Metropolis Universities union rallies for agreement exterior board conference

They are the first friendly experience many pupils see in the early morning, greeting them at the bus prevent as they start out their college working day.

The hours are irregular. The spend is not going to make you wealthy. And every day, you might be responsible for transporting treasured cargo.

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But whilst it truly is rough, being a bus driver is a rewarding career, said Ed Orlowski, 59, who has pushed for Columbus Town Schools for six years. And in the midst of a nationwide scarcity of bus drivers, in which numerous districts are currently having difficulties to recruit, Orlowski stated he’s worried his district could possibly make it even tougher to keep them.

About 300 supporters and users of the Columbus School Workers Association gathered Tuesday outside the district’s Southland Heart with indications to categorical their frustrations with labor agreement negotiations that kicked off final 7 days.