Winnipeg Transit union says its reached tentative agreement with city

The union representing Winnipeg Transit workers says it’s reached a tentative agreement with the City of Winnipeg.The Amalgamated Transit Union 1505 (ATU) says through the deal has been endorsed by the union’s bargaining committee, details won’t be made public until...

University of Manitoba Labour Studies professor David Camfield talks about Winnipeg Transit contract negotiations

David Camfield, associate professor of labour studies and sociology at the University of Manitoba, speaks to Global News’ Erik Pindera about the ongoing contract negotiations between the union representing Winnipeg Transit employees and the City of Winnipeg. View original article...

Brian Mayes chastises City for ‘juvenile’ line in transit release

August 22 2019 2:29pm Councillor Brian Mayes said the City was “juvenile” when it included a line in a press release claiming the Winnipeg Transit union would go on strike when it was “most inconvenient” for riders. ' }); }...

City using ‘intimidation tactic’ in ongoing transit labour negotiations, says union

The City of Winnipeg and the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) remain at an impasse in their negotiations, but the city is pushing hard for the union to accept its latest offer.According to a release sent out Thursday, the city will...

City, transit union at an impasse after mediation

The Amalgamated Transit Union and the City of Winnipeg remain locked in negotiations without any sign of progress after two days of meditation.Statements released Tuesday morning from both parties say they’re stuck on different issues.The city said it’s hung up...

Transit union, City of Winnipeg come to impasse over contract negotiations

The city is backing out of contract negotiations with Winnipeg bus drivers, warning a strike is likely.The city’s chief corporate services officer said Monday negotiations with the Amalgamated Transit Union 1505, which represents Winnipeg Transit drivers, have come to an...

City buses to soon live-stream emergency situations back to Winnipeg Transit Control Centre

Emergency issues on board transit buses will soon be live-streamed back to transit headquarters.A security camera live-stream and real-time bus locations were two benefits City of Winnipeg officials found while testing out a pilot project with on-board WiFi over the...

Winnipeg Transit Union to ban voluntary overtime

June 3 2019 7:08pm After the Winnipeg Transit Union declined the city’s latest contract offer, the ATU announced it is banning voluntary overtime for its members. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object"...

Winnipeg Transit Union to ban voluntary overtime as fight for new contract continues

The Amalgamated Transit Union 1505 has announced it is banning voluntary overtime for its members.The ban means that ATU members cannot sign up for any additional overtime while the contract dispute carries on.This comes three days after the ATU voted...

Winnipeg transit union planning free rides as legal job action begins

May 13 2019 6:19pm Winnipeg transit employees are taking job action tomorrow after five months without a contract. As Marek Tkach reports, it could cost the city big time. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof...
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