“If in-transit work is to be a permanent service that is available to the public, why should transit workers be treated as temporary workers?” added ATU, which lost its right to represent veolia`s former employees when York Region overthrew the contract to Tok Transit. EDMONTON — The head of a local transportation union says a bus driver in Edmonton was stabbed up to 13 times after… The electrities of the TTC, CUPE Local 2, are calling for free public transport and a… Law enforcement agencies are increasingly seeking access to personal information that is available on transitfahreri… It is the face of a practice known as a contract time-down, a legal vacuum in Ontario labour law that is abandoning workers. Critics say this allows employers to outsource services permanently, switch suppliers every two years to keep wages low, clean up unwanted employees and derail collective agreements. “In the meantime, brand new drivers have been hired, who have had a week of experience in transit, not prior experience,” she says. Protective shields will go a long way to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and protect transit drivers who will provide essential transportation service to York Region residents. This first agreement involves large benefits, such as a 39-hour-a-week guarantee for all full-time transit operators, as well as 24 hours per year of paid sickness.
www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/toronto/article-torontos-transit-unions-demand-better-health-precaution… We call on York Region to protect the health and safety of transit drivers who interact daily with Denern throughout the York Area. Our voice is starting to hear! Cities, cities, municipalities, transit groups and… “You love your job. All these years, you blow your back,” she says. “And then the region increases its own unemployment rate.” “It`s a unionized environment, so (workers) have their unions they can go to if they have problems,” she told Stern. Its driver, triple mother Kathy Breen, had the road down. She says she has a perfect driving record. She has more than eight years of experience with York Region Transit. Metrolinx and the construction consortium that builds the Eglinton Crosstown LRT say they have reached an agreement… As for Breen, she feels lost in a race to the bottom.