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. ' }); }...

Winnipeg transit workers reject city’s offer, counter with ask for less money

Winnipeg’s transit workers have voted against the latest contract offer from the city, immediately countering with a potential deal the union says would see employees receive less money but improve working conditions.Transit workers overwhelmingly voted against the contract offer by...

Winnipeg Transit union to announce decision on latest contract offer

Bus riders in Winnipeg could soon be looking for a new way to get around the city.Members of Winnipeg’s ATU 1505 Transit Union vote this week on a new contract offer from the city, with the decision expected to be...

Driver safety paramount in contract negotiations, says Winnipeg transit union president

Winnipeg’s transit union says safety is the top priority as contract negotiations continue with the city.The union – which has been without a collective bargaining agreement since January – has also bristled against the City’s plan to add part-time workers,...

Winnipeg transit union votes to reject city’s latest contract offer

Winnipeg’s transit union offered an overwhelming ‘no’ as they rejected the city’s latest contract offer.Nearly 97 per cent of members voted against the offer.“The results of the vote tell me that the members won’t take the concessions that the city...

Transit move not a legal job action: Bowman

A threatened job action by Winnipeg Transit drivers appears to have fizzled.The transit union said Monday its drivers wouldn’t be collecting fares Tuesday in protest of the ongoing disputes over its collective bargaining agreement – calling it legal job action.According...

Winnipeg Transit Union rejects contract offer from city

Winnipeg’s Transit Union is resoundingly saying ‘no’ to a new contract offer from the city.More than 98 per cent of members rejected the deal on Friday.ATU Local 1505 president Aleem Chaudhary would not get into specifics when asked why the...

Winnipeg Transit operator safety shields clear another hurdle

January 22 2019 5:12pm Amalgamated Transit Union 1505 President Aleem Chaudhary said the drivers have been wanting the shields for some time, and are glad progress is being made. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof...

Winnipeg Transit plans to install safety shields on all buses

January 2 2019 7:00pm Winnipeg Transit plans to install safety shields on all 630 of its buses this year. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({...

Winnipeg Transit plans to install safety shields on all buses in 2019

Winnipeg Transit is planning on installing safety shields on all buses, beginning this year.The cost to purchase shields for all 630 Winnipeg Transit buses is estimated at $3.15 million.“Safety on Winnipeg Transit buses is a top priority,” said Greg Ewankiw,...
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