Fairborn cooks, bus drivers approve new union contract


UPDATE, 7:05 p.m.:

Fairborn City Schools Superintendent Mark North confirmed Wednesday night that union members ratified a new contract by a vote of 63-29.

It is a one-year deal. No details were available immediately on the terms.

EARLIER:

Members of a union that represents nearly 135 bus drivers, cooks, custodians and aides for Fairborn City Schools are voting tonight on a new contract offer.

The Dayton Public Service Union contract with the district expired June 30.

If members approve the deal, Fairborn board of education members are expected to approve a resolution to implement the agreement during a 7 p.m. special meeting.

If members reject the contract, they could authorize a strike.

Fairborn Superintendent Mark North said: “I felt we had a very positive, very up-front and transparent negotiation with their leadership team.”


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