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Raise approved for EBR bus drivers

3 years 3 weeks 2 days ago May 01, 2014 May 1, 2014 Thursday, May 01 2014 May 01, 2014 9:14 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Chris Nakamoto

BATON ROUGE- The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board approved a raise tonight for bus drivers.

Cheers of joy were heard as bus drivers clapped hands with one another as they left.

"We got a pay raise," Driver Pamela Manchester said with excitement.

The School Board listened to drivers make pleas for money before voting.  Long time drivers said they hadn't had a raise in nearly 30 years.

Details on how much money they'll get are still being finalized.

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