Members of the First Student bus union threaten to strike Thursday morning

Source: Gina Marini, NH1, November 14, 2016

Parents across the state could be scrambling to find their children rides to school this week as bus drivers threaten to strike. Buses were screeching to a halt as they arrived to schools this afternoon picking kids up to bring them home, but as early as Thursday morning, workers of the First Student bus union say they might strike. “They first sent out an email notification to parents on Nov. 3 just to notify them of a potential work-stoppage,” said Michael Tori, Superintendent of Belmont schools. First Student told NH1 News, “There is a labor dispute out of Belmont right now. We’re actively working with the union to solve that.” If the strike does happen, it will directly affect schools across the state. Some of those schools are in Canterbury, Alton, Gilford, Laconia, and Belmont. Superintendent Tori says he has a plan in place. …