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No Progress Reported In Bus Driver Strike

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The Anir Arbor Board of Education has until tonight to respond to proposals made by the school district's 63 striking bus drivers. No progress has been reported in efforts to reach a settlement in the strike. - f f" J AüUI A f '-IL" After the deadline, Edward Kantzler, business representative for Teamsters Local 247, says the drivers will revert to the 13 original demands the drivers made. The Board of Education met this morning in executive session to discuss the strike! According to the union representative I the sole demand the union is making is I for health insurance for the drivers. Willíam Stewart, publíiriformatidñ öfficer for the schools, says the major issues are the insurance package and a salary increment. The drivers say they will return to work immediately if the Board of Education will agree to fact-finding and binding arbitration. The bus drivers' strike began Sept. 6, the first day of school. It affects some 4,500 youngsters who ride buses to srhno]