TORONTO, Jan. 4 /CNW/ - Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1587 which
represents most of GO Transit employees reached a revised tentative agreement
tonight in negotiations for a new collective agreement with GO Transit.
There will be no job action on Monday morning January 7th.
The revised tentative agreement must still be ratified by the membership
and the GO Transits Board of Directors.
The membership vote will take place at a time still to be determined and
the agreement terms are not being released at this time.
ATU Local 1587 represents about 1,170 of GO,s 1,460 employees. Unionized
staff include GO,s bus drivers, station attendants, transit enforcement
officers, maintenance personnel, and office, professional and technical staff.
For further information:
For further information: Media enquiries - Amalgamated Transit Union:
Denis Tanham, President Business Agent, ATU Local 1587, (416) 695-3896; GO
Transit: Stephanie Sorenson, (416) 869-3600 ext 5231, or Edmund Shea, (416)
869-3600 ext, 5238