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Judge tosses suit that alleged Chicago schools, bus companies bilked Medicaid for millions

By Dan Churney | Dec 6, 2018

A Chicago federal judge has kicked to the curb a suit by a former busing contracts manager for Chicago Public Schools, who alleged bus companies and school officials defrauded Medicaid in connection with transportation of special needs students.

Class action says Student Transportation of America underpaid suburban Chicago school bus drivers

By Jonathan Bilyk | Mar 17, 2016

A group of school bus drivers has delivered a potential class action lawsuit to another school bus company, claiming the provider of transportation services to school students in Chicago’s suburbs has stiffed them on wages and overtime, by allegedly paying them only for the time they were on their routes, and not for the 15-45 minutes of work they claim they did each day before and after.

Bus drivers' federal class action says First Student has shorted them wages, overtime

By Dana Herra | Oct 15, 2015

A group of 65 school bus drivers has filed a class action lawsuit against bus company First Student on behalf of potentially thousands of other bus drivers, claiming the company has made a habit of underpaying its drivers. Attorneys Karl W. Roth and William P. Foley of the Roth Law Group, of Chicago, filed the action Tuesday, Oct. 13, in federal court in Chicago.

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