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GO strike averted

<p>Commuters who depend on GO Transit buses can breathe a huge sigh of relief — there will be no strike today.</p>

Tentative deal reached


Commuters who depend on GO Transit buses can breathe a huge sigh of relief — there will be no strike today.





A last-minute tentative agreement reached Friday night means “there will be no GO Transit strike on Monday,” the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1587 and GO Transit announced in a joint statement. The tentative deal came after the union, which represents 1,200 unionized bus drivers, ticket agents and office workers, and GO negotiators met with a conciliator.





Negotiators did not announce details of the new deal.





“The revised tentative agreement must still be ratified by GO Transit’s board of directors and in a membership vote by” union members, the joint statement said.




















talks broke off earlier


  • Discussions had broken off two weeks ago after workers turned down a contract offer by 69 per cent.


 
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