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The latest news from the Amalgamated Transit Union
Updated: 15 min 54 sec ago

Government to shutter the 70-year-old Saskatchewan bus service

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 13:43
The closure leaves 224 ATU Local 1374 members out of work and hundreds of communities in limbo with intercity bus service being slashed.
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Riders, workers bemoan Metro fare hikes, service cuts

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 13:04
ATU Local 689 President Jackie Jeter, said the Metro Board ignored public opposition to service cuts and significant fare increases. “They were hell-bent on doing what they wanted to do,” Jeter said.
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Edmonton bus driver's nerves of steel credited with saving lives at police shooting

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 07:32
An Edmonton bus driver is being called a hero with nerves of steel for his role in last week’s police shooting of a gunman at a busy Clareview intersection.
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Local 113: TTC employees at risk after policy change

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 06:17
Subway operator assaulted a month after TTC implemented policy requiring them to work from the sixth car instead of the fifth, which puts the safety of its employees at risk says Local 113.
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Driverless Future?

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 12:42
If they ever get the bugs out, autonomous cars will put a lot of human drivers out of work including Uber and Lyft drivers, truckers, bus drivers and many others connected to transportation service.
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Local 591 members begin rotating strikes

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:47
Gatineau bus drivers and maintenance workers will be walking off the job with rotating strikes after meetings with the Société de transport de l'Outaouais failed to resolve their differences.
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