New York City Braces for Strike by Private Bus Employees
officials and bus riders in Brooklyn and Queens scrambled to make
alternative travel arrangements last night after a midnight strike
deadline for the city and two private bus lines passed without
Workers at Command Bus Company of East New York,
Brooklyn, and Green Bus Lines of Jamaica Queens, which have about 30
routes and 70,000 riders daily, threatened to strike at 12:01 a.m.
today if the city did not meet with union officials to discuss wages,
health insurance and job security.