400,000 Los Angeles Students Missed School As Union Employees Launch 3-Day Strike

  • “Some of our bus drivers are actually homeless, some of them can’t pay their bills,” Lynneier Boyd-Peterson, a bus driver employed with the Los Angeles Unified School District, told KTLA.
  • “They can’t even pay their mortgage — it’s impossible.”
  • Boyd-Peterson is one of many employees represented in the strike organized by The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 99 union or United Teachers Los Angeles (UTA), which includes educators and other school districts employees, like bus drivers, custodians, cafeteria workers, and teaching aids.
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