NLRB sides with Penn Hills schools in bus driver dispute
The Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board ruled that Penn Hills School District did not unfairly outsource district transportation in 2011.
Hearing examiner Jack Marino wrote in an order Tuesday that the district “made a serious effort to resolve differences and reach an agreement with the union, even though the agreement it was prepared (to) accept would not have saved the district anywhere near as much as subcontracting.”
The board dismissed a charge of unfair labor practices filed by Amalgamated Transit Union No. 1552.
The union has 20 days to file an exception to the decision.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Name dropped from Penn Hills library after pledge goes unfulfilled from donor’s estate
- Access to snacks in cafeteria rankles Penn Hills parents
- Penn Hills works on ordinance to deal with abandoned properties
- Capital program aims to improve Penn Hills’ attractiveness