TORONTO, Nov. 3, 2011 /CNW/ - It will be service as usual on the GO
Transit system following the early morning announcement from
Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1587 that the settlement reached late
on October 23 has been ratified by its membership.
The new three-year agreement calls for wage increases of 2 per cent in
each of the first two years, and 2.3 per cent in the third.
The union represents 650 GO vehicle Operators, as well the system's
Coach Technicians, Station Attendants, Office and Professional Staff
and Service personnel - 1530 workers in all.
GO Transit is owned and operated by Metrolinx, the Ontario government's
transit agency for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area.
SOURCE Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1587
For further information:
Ray Doyle, 416-986.4103