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...

UMSU supporting Winnipeg Transit union in labour dispute with city

The University of Manitoba Students Union is throwing their support behind the Winnipeg Transit union in their ongoing labour dispute with the city.UMSU’s board of directors said they “recognize the immense value of an improved transit system for all students.”Transit...

Man allegedly threatens Winnipeg Transit passengers with scissors

August 29 2019 6:32pm Cellphone video appears shows a man threatening transit riders with scissors after the bus they were on was evacuated Wednesday. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" ) {...

Man threatens bus passengers with scissors, homemade blowtorch on Portage Avenue

A man who was threatening passengers on a Winnipeg Transit bus Wednesday afternoon has been arrested.Police were able to board the eastbound No. 11 bus at Portage Avenue and Arlington Street and take down the man with the use of...

Students prep for Winnipeg Transit strike; labour expert warns sides far apart

In the leadup to the first week of classes, the University of Manitoba Students’ Union has prepared contingency plans for its students who bus to campus while the possibility of a Winnipeg Transit service interruption looms.“This is a very fluid...

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...

City rejects latest Winnipeg Transit union offer

The city has rejected the latest counter-offer from the union representing Winnipeg Transit employees, as the possibility of an interruption to bus service continues to loom over riders.In a release Thursday the city said negotiations with the Amalgamated Transit Union...

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...

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...

No parole for more than a decade for man who killed Winnipeg bus driver

A man convicted of killing a Winnipeg bus driver in what a judge described as a brutal and explosive stabbing will not be eligible for parole for 12 years.Irvine Jubal Fraser, 58, was at the end of his shift and...
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