Recreational cannabis has been legal in Canada since October, yet just this past week, Metrolinx banned the use of cannabis while off-duty for several “safety-sensitive” positions.
Amalgamated Transit Union
By the end of 2016, new subway trains on the Sheppard Subway Line will have only one operator, but some critics question the safety of the system. The TTC board approved a pilot project that would have one TTC operator controlling both the doors and train movement, instead of two.
The Toronto councillor for Ward 38 does not believe that legislation being debated at Queen’s Park to make the TTC an essential service will save the city money or eliminate transit strikes.
Transit workers in York Region voted today to accept the tentative settlement reached — and turned down — earlier this month.
York Region commuters should soon know if they will be facing a transit strike.
York Region Transit workers could potentially be on strike in Vaughan on Monday after their union rejected a tentative settlement with their contracted employers, Veolia Transportation.
Toronto residents at a town hall meeting, hosted by the Amalgamated Transit Union on Sunday, were more than happy to share their thoughts on the recent behaviour shown by the TTC.
The chair of a new TTC advisory panel says that responsibility for better customer service rests with both TTC managers and workers.