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Toronto school bus drivers vote for strike

Job action could be taken Thursday

School bus drivers in Toronto could be on strike as early as Thursday. Members of CAW, local 4268, have voted 91 per cent in favour of job action. According to CAW, which represents more that 600 drivers, who work for the privately owned Stock Transportation, the dispute is centred over discrepancies between total hours worked and compensation. Stock provides bus services for schools in Toronto’ north and east regions. “Our members deserve to be treated fairly. They provide a crucial service for the city’s education system, including for the largest school board in the country,” union president Debbie Montgomery said.

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