May 10, 2013
By Neal Tepel
Boston, Massachusetts – Bus drivers and bus monitors of the Lower Pioneer Valley Educational Collaborative have voted to become part of AFSCME Local 93. After considering several option the 224 workers decided that AFSCME made the most sense for their group.
“We’re very glad to welcome the bus drivers and bus monitors,” said Frank Moroney, Council 93 executive director and also an AFSCME International vice president. “As the hard-working public employees that they are, they deserve the best collective bargaining representation out there, which is what we’re going to give them.”
At Council 93, they join more than 45,000 who are state, county, and municipal employees in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. Members of Council 93 work in a wide range of fields and include corrections officers, school cafeteria workers, airport employees and municipal highway employees.