Union calls strike as city eliminates job protection in new bid contracts
Members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181 and their supporters picket outside a Ridgewood bus depot Wednesday morning, as a strike called over employee protection provisions leaves 152,000 students without their usual ride to school.
Local 1181 President Michael Cordiello talks to reporters before meeting with striking workers in Ridgewood on Wednesday.
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Officials and community leaders assemble at Diversity Plaza
Groups of all ages marched down Metropolitan Avenue on Sunday during the borough’s annual Ve…