Friends of “School Bus 5” Launch a Crowd-Funding Campaign to RAISE MONEY over the HOLIDAY SEASON for Illegally FIRED Boston BUS DRIVERS

by on December 2, 2013

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December 1, 2013

Boston, Mass  –  Friends, family, and community supporters make an appeal to support the “Boston School Bus 5” – a courageous group of union leaders who were unjustly fired in November after their co-workers staged a job protest against Veolia, the private company based in France that illegally locked out the bus drivers on October 8th, following repeated violations of their union contract. 

Hands Off the School Bus 5! Stop Union Busting!

 

Supporters are asked to:

1)  Make a contribution – 

An avalanche of solidarity and support in the form of $10, $50 or $100 donations will make a huge impact in the lives of these bus drivers and their families in this trying time, providing them the material support to continue to fight these unjust firings and continue to struggle for justice  and dignity for school bus drivers.
 
Solidarity to Sustain the Struggle can also be sent by check and made payable to: 
“Friends of the School Bus 5” 
P.O. Box 141 
Stoughton, MA 02072 
(These gifts to the 4 fired union leaders’ families are not tax deductible.)
 
2)  Share the fundraising link through email and social media.
Tinyurl is bit.ly/1invSKE
Full URL is www.wepay.com/donations/friends-of-the-school-bus-5
 
Sample Tweets:
 
Celebrate #WorkerPower & support the most militant community union around! #bostonschoolbus5 #holidaygiving bit.ly/1invSKE
 
Excited about the future of the labor mvmnt? Support bus drivers against retaliation! #bostonschoolbus5 #holidaygiving bit.ly/1invSKE 
 
Make your #cybermonday count! #workerpower #holidaygiving #bostonschoolbus5 bit.ly/1invSKE
 
Sample Facebook Post:
 
Instead of Cyber Monday, try Solidarity Monday – Make a holiday contribution to the WePay Campaign to support 5 illegally fired school bus drivers and their families in Boston who are fighting for their rights on the job.  https://www.wepay.com/donations/friends-of-the-school-bus-5  
#workerpower #bostonschoolbus5
 
3)  Follow developments with the Boston School Bus 5  at www.bostonschoolbus5.org, on Facebook, and Twitter.
 
Solidarity to Sustain the Struggle can also be sent by check and made payable to:
 
“Friends of the School Bus 5” 
P.O. Box 141 
Stoughton, MA 02072 
(These gifts to the 4 fired union leaders’ families are not tax deductible.)

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