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...scholarship Richmond County's school bus drivers' union has awarded its first scholarship. Transport Workers Union Local 239 presented the Betty Lucky Scholarship to Nicholus Rouse, a senior graduating with honors from A.R. Johnson Health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/08/met_523188.shtml
Metro | Weather
School chief holds talks, keeps bus drivers on job

...union president and promising to investigate their allegations. Sallie Thomas, the president of Transport Workers Union Local 239, left Friday's meeting pleased, hopeful that problems she has seen linger in the transportation department for years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/11/met_139280.shtml
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Bus drivers plan 'sit-in'

...with us and investigate our complaints or buses won't roll. Sallie Thomas, the president of Transport Workers Union Local 239, said the union unanimously voted to hold a "sit-in" if Dana Bedden doesn't meet with her within the first week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/04/met_138405.shtml
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...according to a settlement agreement obtained by The Augusta Chronicle on Monday. In December 2005, Transport Workers Union Local 239 filed suit against the school board, alleging its members were discriminated against for being part of a union. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/19/met_132783.shtml
Metro | Richmond County Crime
Policy focuses on job security

...grievance policy is "one step in the right direction," said Sallie Thomas, the president of Transport Workers Union Local 239. "It would be a big change. It would be a lot better," she said. As it is, it's not fair to allow one person's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/18/met_89260.shtml
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...County Board of Education. The Transport Workers Union Local 239 warned school officials about the possibility of a lawsuit in September and has heard no response, said Local 239 President Sallie Thomas. She alleges that union members...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/17/met_23617.shtml
Metro | Columbia County Sheriff's Office
Bus drivers sue school board

...K. Hasan. The suit filed by Transport Workers Union Local 239 alleges union members were unfairly denied opportunities...school board Tuesday. Allegations Transport Workers Union Local 239 is alleging discrimination against its members for being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/15/met_32923.shtml
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Bus drivers can hit road, board member declares

...they're driving unsafe buses," she said. Members of the school system's bus drivers union, Transport Workers Union Local 239, have lodged several complaints in recent months, often alleging that the buses are unsafe. "We have tried and we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/08/met_30459.shtml
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Officials want board to act on stabbing

...would put them up, so someone else doesn't get hurt." Sallie Thomas, the president of the Transport Workers Union Local 239, is asking the same question. "There's a lot of these schools that have metal detectors that don't use them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/05/met_19434.shtml
Metro | Hephzibah High School
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...school board candidate A.K. Hasan was endorsed by the Richmond County bus drivers union. Transportation Workers Union Local 239 President Sallie Thomas said Thursday that the union is backing Mr. Hasan in his run for the Super District 9 seat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/04/met_19206.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission