Shortage of Rural School Bus Drivers

Res #: 7-22M
Number: 7
Year: 2022
Midterm: Yes
Expired: No
Responses Received: No
Departments: Saskatchewan Ministry of Government Relations

WHEREAS school bus service is important to all citizens of the Province of Saskatchewan.

WHEREAS recruitment and retention of school bus drivers proves to be difficult. Paperwork and regulations make it unattainable for some interested people.

WHEREAS rural school buses are a necessity and sometimes one of the only options for getting children to school.

BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the Provincial Government to work with school divisions to improve the recruitment and/or compensation to attract more people to this occupation.