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Investors Launch Petition Calling On National Express To Respect Rights Of U.S. Bus Workers


A coalition of investors in the U.K. have started a petition to pressure National Express to support better working conditions for school bus workers at its U.S. subsidiaries. The petition, which will be presented at the company’s Annual General Meeting in Birmingham, England next week, asks the Board of Directors to back shareholder Resolution 22, calling for better oversight of working standards in the U.S.

Sign the petition in support of school bus workers at National Express subsidiaries in the U.S.

Launched by the U.K. investor coalition Share Action, the petition drive points to the company’s ongoing failure to enforce responsible labor standards in the U.S. “In America, National Express is failing its staff in the school bus system and the communities who depend on this vital service,” the petition reads.

“Conditions on school buses have been found to be dangerous for drivers and children who need to get to school – and for years, they have blocked the right for drivers to form a union.”

The Teamsters’ Drive Up Standards campaign supports Resolution 22, which requests improved oversight and reporting of workplace policies and practices. National Express is the parent company of Durham School Services in the U.S. and Stock Transportation in Canada.