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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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Drivers push for safer buses

...union says its members will refuse to drive them. Transport Workers Union Local 239 President Sallie Thomas put the school system on notice, delivering the...Terrorism training - Student discipline Source: Transport Workers Union Local 239

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/04/met_443426.shtml
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Drivers union might support council idea

...long-running disputes between the Richmond County school board and the local bus drivers union. Transport Workers Union Local 239 President Sallie Thomas said the union could consider supporting a proposed council as a means of addressing concerns...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/16/met_56990.shtml
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Across the area

...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
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Drivers' union pulls support of bus rodeo

...program it previously supported, saying safety should be mandatory rather than voluntary. Transportation Workers Union Local 239 President Sallie Thomas said Monday that members voted against the rodeo safety program when the school system surveyed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/11/met_11250.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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17-year veteran is bus union's leader

...problems. Sallie Thomas, 47, was elected president of Local 239 of the Transport Workers Union of America on Saturday...augustachronicle.com. UNION OFFICERS Here are the officers of Local 239 of the Transport Workers Union of America, who were voted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/12/met_439692.shtml
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Unionized bus drivers get county's attention

...Richmond County Board of Education. As drivers prepare to elect officers Saturday for the Transport Workers Union of America Local 239, they say the school district has been responding to their concerns about disruptive children, safety standards and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/04/met_438938.shtml
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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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Labor groups try to adapt to times

...We got together because no one was listening to us," said Ms. Thomas, the president of Transport Workers Union Local 239, which represents about 125 of the school district's 215 bus drivers. "A lot of the drivers were scared to say anything...

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