OTTAWA, Oct. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch,
Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated
Greyhound Canada and the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU), Local 1415,
on reaching an agreement that has been ratified by the union
"I am pleased that Greyhound Canada and ATU have reached an agreement
with the help of a federal mediator," said Minister Leitch. "Strong
labour management relations are critical to maintaining healthy work
places and building a strong and prosperous Canadian economy."
Greyhound Canada Transportation is the largest provider of inner-city
bus transportation in Canada, serving nearly 1,100 locations and 6.5
million passengers each year. The previous collective agreement
covering a unit of approximately 420 bus drivers working in the Eastern
Division expired on June 30, 2013.
The Labour Program's Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service provides
dispute resolution and prevention assistance to trade unions and
employers under the Canada Labour Code.
SOURCE: Employment and Social Development Canada
For further information:
This news release is available in alternative formats on request.
For further information (media only):
Director of Communications
Office of Minister Leitch
Media Relations Office
Employment and Social Development Canada
Follow us on Twitter