Winnipegers who use the bus to get to work or school are being warned that they may see disruptions in service on Monday.
A tweet from Winnipeg Transit states that transit users could see an increase in late and cancelled buses starting today.
Transit users be aware you will likely see an increase in late and cancelled buses starting today. ATU, the union representing most Transit staff, is in a legal strike position and has said their members will not work overtime. Check your schedule online: https://t.co/1eom4la3Tz— Winnipeg Transit (@winnipegtransit) November 27, 2023
On Friday, members of the Amalgamated Transit Union 1505 chose not to approve a Memorandum of Agreement put forth by bargaining parties.
The Amalgamated Transit Union 1505, representing most transit staff, is in a legal strike and has said their members will not work overtime.
A press release from the Amalgamated Transit Union says Winnipeg Transit workers face a high safety risk on the job, and there is a concern that they are not always fairly compensated for that risk. They are also fighting for a ban on voluntary overtime.
Transit users are being encouraged to check their schedule online before heading out.