Please read this press release about Canada’s Transit Union Calls for Federal Payroll Subsidies in Transit Industry by John Di Nino sourced by ATU Canada.
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As transit systems shut down workers battle virus and job loss
on March 31, 2020 at 2:18 pm
As transit systems nationwide cut down trips, mothball buses and close stations to help combat the coronavirus pandemic nationwide, the nation’s mass transit workers face two threats.
TriMet bus drivers call in sick by the dozen, union cites frustration over coronavirus response
on March 31, 2020 at 12:30 pm
The calls were a dramatic increase that came on the tail end of two long, surreal and frustrating weeks for many transit operators who are still showing up during the coronavirus pandemic and despite their concerns about personal safety.
Is Your Grocery Delivery Worth a Worker’s Life?
on March 31, 2020 at 12:29 am
Workers around the country are walking off the job to protest a lack of protective equipment, safety measures, even soap.
Coronavirus in Worcester: WRTA bus drivers picket, ask for rear-entry boarding to ensure social distancing; most routes now at fewer than 6 riders
on March 30, 2020 at 5:41 pm
Bus drivers picketed with signs outside the Worcester Regional Transit Authority on Monday calling for the administration to require rear-entrance boarding amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Kelowna bus driver assaulted and tested for COVID-19
on March 30, 2020 at 5:15 pm
According to Scott Lovell, the Chairman of the Transit Union's Covid-19 Committee in Kelowna, a bus driver is being tested for Covid-19 after being assaulted.