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Election 2019: Building better lives through better transit

AUGUST 21, 2019 -- ATU Canada is proud to stand with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) in advocating for better transit. The Public Transit Platform, released Wednesday, echoes the message that is central to ATU Canada’s National Transit Strategy: the federal government must invest in a permanent federal funding mechanism to grow transit infrastructure and support transit operation.

HAMILTON, JULY 10, 2019 -- ATU Canada President John Di Nino is calling for reform after a vicious assault on a GO Transit bus operator in Hamilton.

TORONTO, JUNE 4, 2019—The Getting Ontario Moving Act was passed in the Ontario legislature today and the President of the Amalgamated Transit Union says

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ATU Canada hosts a conference annually; the 2019 Conference was held in Winnipeg, Manitoba in May. 

Thank you to the delegates in attendance, the Host Local ATU 1505, and the fantastic speakers, sponsors, and friends of labour and transit!

The ATU Canada Gender Equity Report identifies widely-felt concerns of ATU Canada women regarding barriers to inclusivity and equity in their workplaces and their union. This initiative seeks to understand these issues in order to address and remedy them. The Report articulates key themes and patterns gathered from members’ participation in the Gender Equity Survey (2019) and related communications. It aggregates member insights and suggestions, academic research, and best practices from Canadian labour unions to make recommendations for actionable next steps for ATU Canada to create a Gender Equity Strategy. In so doing, ATU Canada’s leadership has an opportunity to gain forward momentum, to improve women's position in ATU Canada, and to build power for the union.

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