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Feb 22, 2017, 14:05 ET Reinstated President of Toronto Transit Workers condemns International union defiance of Ontario high court order

DOWNSVIEW, ON, Feb. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - The President of ATU Local 113, Bob Kinnear, who has been reinstated to his position by yesterday's Superior Court of Ontario decision lifting the trusteeship of...


Dec 11, 2014, 12:29 ET Stop public-private partnerships "immediately" says Toronto transit union

DOWNSVIEW, ON, Dec. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Following is a statement by Bob Kinnear, President of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113, which represents over 10,000 workers at the Toronto Transit Commission...


Nov 10, 2014, 11:00 ET "Stop begging - start demanding federal transit funding" says TTC union as it issues major report on state of Toronto transit and what must be done to fix it

TORONTO, Nov. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The union that represents 10,000 Operations and Maintenance workers at the Toronto Transit Commission today presented a 160-page report – Toronto's Transit Future –...


Nov 10, 2014, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Toronto Transit Workers Union President Bob Kinnear to release report on the TTC

TORONTO, Nov. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 President Bob Kinnear will be releasing a comprehensive plan for the future of transit in Toronto, including remarks on Mayor-elect...


Nov 07, 2014, 11:18 ET Media Advisory - Toronto Transit Workers Union President Bob Kinnear to release report on the TTC

TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 President Bob Kinnear will be releasing a comprehensive plan for the future of transit in Toronto, including remarks on Mayor-elect...


Aug 01, 2014, 14:43 ET Large majority of Torontonians oppose firing of bus operator

TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Sixty-six percent of Torontonians polled about the TTC's firing of the Bus Operator who went through a red light last week said she should be penalized but not fired...


Jul 30, 2014, 14:10 ET Man who shot video of bus operator running light "remorseful." Wants operator to stay with TTC.

TORONTO, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Toronto man who shot the video of the TTC Bus Operator going through a red light is very remorseful that he caused the single mother of two to lose her job. He says ...


Jul 29, 2014, 15:01 ET Apologetic letter from TTC bus operator tells full story of the "red light incident"

TORONTO, July 29, 2014 /CNW/ - ATU Local 113 is asking TTC management to give a "compassionate penalty to the Bus Operator who was fired yesterday for running a red light on Eglinton. The incident...


Jul 28, 2014, 17:36 ET Toronto transit union chief asks for "compassionate penalty" for bus operator's red light infraction

TORONTO, July 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The head of the union that represents TTC workers says that the union will not contest the firing of the Bus Operator who ran a red light but will ask TTC management to ...


May 05, 2014, 13:58 ET Liberals intent on privatizing new transit lines through P3s says transit union head

TORONTO, May 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Bob Kinnear, president of ATU Local 113, confirmed today that both Glen Murray, Minister of Transportation and Premier Kathleen Wynne told him last summer that new...


May 02, 2014, 09:00 ET Premier Wynne jogs past P3 failures in mocking TV ad by Toronto transit union

TORONTO, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The union that represents 10,000 Toronto Transit Commission workers is stepping up its pre-election campaign against the Wynne Liberal government's plans to make all new...


Apr 22, 2014, 08:00 ET Transit union anti-privatization campaign to challenge provincial government: #P3fail

TORONTO, April 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Toronto's Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 113 has launched a public awareness campaign to help make the Ontario Liberal government's plans to privatize all new...


Jul 22, 2013, 13:05 ET Statement by Bob Kinnear, President, ATU Local 113 on the TTC "Whistleblower Hot Line"

TORONTO, July 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Following is a statement by Bob Kinnear, President of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 on the TTC "Whistleblower Hot Line." "During my ten years as President of...


Nov 16, 2012, 11:16 ET Toronto Transit Union Media Conference regarding Operator suspended for chasing sex assault suspect.

DOWNSVIEW, ON, Nov. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Local 113 of the Amalgamated Transit Union will be holding a media conference to discuss issues arising from the suspension of a streetcar Operator who left his...


Oct 09, 2012, 11:15 ET ATU Local 113 launches major public awareness campaign about the behind-the-scenes workers who maintain the TTC as one of the world's safest transit systems.

TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Today, Bob Kinnear, President of Toronto's Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 launched at City Hall a major multimedia public awareness campaign about the workers who...


Oct 09, 2012, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Toronto Transit Workers Union President Bob Kinnear to make announcement related to the TTC

TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 President Bob Kinnear will be making an announcement about a union-sponsored public awareness campaign related to the TTC. Date:...


Sep 14, 2012, 07:54 ET Transit union president at scene of TTC fatality

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Toronto transit union president Bob Kinnear is at the scene of the accident near the Yorkdale subway station in which one TTC worker was killed and another seriously...


Jun 05, 2012, 14:18 ET Toronto transit union reacts to TTC arbitration decision

TORONTO, June 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Following is a statement by Bob Kinnear, President of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 on the arbitration award relating to Toronto Transit Commission workers. "The...


Mar 13, 2012, 15:00 ET "We'll work with new TTC head" says Toronto transit union leader

DOWNSVIEW, ON, March 13, 2012 /CNW/ - The head of the union that represents 10,000 operating and maintenance staff of the Toronto Transit Commission says his union looks forward to working with...


Mar 06, 2012, 10:40 ET Toronto transit union leader endorses Thomas Mulcair for Federal NDP Leader

TORONTO, March 6, 2012 /CNW/ - The leader of Canada's largest public transit union has come out in support of NDP Member of Parliament Thomas Mulcair as the next Leader of the New Democratic Party of ...


Feb 17, 2012, 14:57 ET Toronto transit union lauds TTC Chair for "Undercover Boss" appearance

TORONTO, Feb. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - The union that represents nearly 10,000 workers at the Toronto Transit Commission has praised TTC Chair Karen Stintz for showcasing the skill and dedication of the...


Jan 26, 2012, 15:51 ET York Region Viva workers ratify new contract by 77 per cent

DOWNSVIEW, ON, Jan. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - York Region Transit workers who work for Veolia Transport's Viva division have voted to end their three-month-old strike by accepting the contractor's latest...


Jan 24, 2012, 21:07 ET Tentative settlement in York Region Viva bus strike; ratification vote on Thursday

TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - Three months to the day after the strike began, a tentative settlement to end the Viva bus strike in York Region was reached earlier this evening between Local 113 of...


Jan 19, 2012, 15:18 ET York Region transit workers condemn Regional Councillor Emmerson for "unbelievable hypocrisy" on his 43% pay raise; predict Chairman Fisch will say nothing to avoid examination of his own $200,000

TORONTO, Jan. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - The unions representing 600 striking York Region transit workers have responded with anger to a York Regional councillor's claim that he is entitled to a 43 per cent...


Jan 17, 2012, 08:00 ET Defiant York Region transit workers to vote today on Veolia's final offer to end 13-week strike; union president Bob Kinnear to speak to media following results.

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - The 220 members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 who operate and maintain Veolia's Viva buses in York Region will vote today on the French-owned multinational's...