Grt Collective Agreement
KITCHENER, ON, Jan. 13, 2020 /CNW/ – Unifor Local 4304 and Grand River Transit have negotiated a provisional collective agreement to avoid a strike at the transportation company. «I am extremely disappointed that union members have not ratified the draft collective agreement recommended by their bargaining team,» said Mike Murray, Chief Administrative Officer. «Along the line and throughout the negotiations, members agreed in their call for improved safety and working conditions. This message has been clearly heard,» said Unifor President Jerry Dias. I would like to thank the bargaining committee for the work they have done to reach this agreement. Details of the new collective agreement will be announced to members during Sunday`s ratification votes. Follow the details. Local Bargaining Committee 4304 unanimously recommends the provisional ratification agreement. Details of the new collective agreement will be published pending ratification. Unifor represents drivers, mechanics, transportation service agents and distributors at GRT. The collective agreement has expired and is being renegotiated by the Government of Alberta and the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees.
Therefore, printed copies of the agreement are not currently distributed. «This new collective agreement addresses members` top concerns and ensures buses will be on their way Tuesday morning,» said Unifor National President Jerry Dias, who was present Monday at the discussions. He also said he would not release details of the preliminary agreement that was rejected on Sunday. Local 4304 TSO members went on strike on January 21, after workers voted to abandon a preliminary preliminary agreement. A vote to ratify the new treaty will take place on the 30th In the meantime, the strikes will continue. You can view the agreement on the following pages. You will also find here a PDF of the full agreement. «Transit traffic workers appreciate the support they have received from the public during this time,» said Tim Jewell, local president of Local 4304. «We look forward to resolving this dispute to serve the people of Waterloo Region again.» In a statement, the region said it hoped to negotiate a fair economic and safety package for TSO workers. Continuous work schedules for staff listed in Annex «A-1» Long-Term Disability Income Progress Plan Review Unifor represents drivers, mechanics, vehicle service agents and distributors at GRT.
. The comparison also included a 15 percent pay increase over three years for mechanics, the statement said. «Over the past three months, and in particular over the past two weeks, we have worked hard to identify and address the concerns expressed by the Union, including those related to security.» Paid Up Life Insurance Plan. Learn more about the collective agreement, rights, and bargaining unit claims To post on your LinkedIn account, you must first give permission to post LinkedIn.com original content: www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2020/13/c2384.html. . . .