TOPEKA, Kan., March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On Friday, March 15, at 8:30 a.m., Teamsters, a Vice President from First Student and a representative from the Kansas Department of Labor will testify at a hearing in front of the State Senate Commerce Committee. The group will be speaking to the committee about the importance of extending unemployment insurance to drivers employed by school bus contractors by passing SB 38 into law. SB 38 will improve equity, safety and retention in the school bus industry.

WHAT:

SB 38 Hearing

WHEN:

March 15, 2019

8:30 a.m. Central Daylight Time

WHERE:

Kansas State Legislature

Senate Commerce Committee – Room 548S

300 SW 10th St.

Topeka, KS 66612

WHO:

Teamsters Local 696 Secretary-Treasurer Matt Hall

First Student Driver and Local 696 Member Ray Alvarez

First Student Central Region Vice President John Billigmeier

Hall and Alvarez will be available for media interviews after the event.

International Brotherhood Of Teamsters. (PRNewsFoto/International Brotherhood of Teamsters)

Contact: 
Matt Hall, (785) 424-4831 
matthall696@gmail.com

 

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SOURCE Teamsters Local 696