Local 615

ATU Local 615 President Darcy Pederson has been calling on Saskatoon Transit to retrotfit the City Of Saskatoon buses with protect

Local union president says more security is still needed for workers and passengers.

City issues call for last safety barriers for Saskatoon buses

Four days after Saskatoon city councillors unanimously voted for an investigation into why there have been 

Saskatoon’s transit union is signalling a growing concern with the public transit system.

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The union representing Saskatoon Transit workers is criticizing the service’s management in light of frequent disruptions this winter.

“Transit has become completely unreliable,” wrote a spokesperson for Amalgamated Transit Union Local 615 in a media release issued on Tuesday.

Late last month, Saskatoon Transit director James McDonald told city council that a spate of route cancellations during the coldest months of the year were due to a backlog of buses needing repairs, coupled with a shortage of parts.

Widespread cancellations and disruptions with Saskatoon Transit are a result of poor maintenance and a lack of investment, according to the head of Canada’s largest transit union.

The city bus service has become completely unreliable, according to Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Canada national president John Di Nino. On some days, there are dozens of cancellations.

The union representing Saskatoon's transit drivers is calling on the city to bring in security officers to enforce the mandatory mask rule.

The union representing Saskatoon’s transit drivers wants the city to bring in security officers to enforce the mandatory mask rule.

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