Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Canada, ATU Canada has been working with our Locals to protect the health and safety of our members who are essential workers on the frontlines of this crisis. We are demanding additional urgent action to ensure employers and elected officials implement comprehensive plans to protect our members on the job and reduce the risk of exposure to the riding public.

Federal Government

Canada's Transit Union Calls for Federal Payroll Subsidies in Transit Industry, March 17, 2020

ATU Canada's Letter to Ministers regarding COVID-19, March 18, 2020

Letter to Federal Government - Frontline Transit Workers forgotten and remain at risk amid COVID-19, March 30, 2020

Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau re Press Release: Trump supports transit more than Trudeau - April 22, 2020

Letter to GTA Liberal MPs in Ottawa —Transit workers ask Greater Toronto Area Liberal MPs: Where are you? - April 29, 2020

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Adjustment Consultation, June 05, 2020

Provincial Government

Letter to Ontario Premier – COVID-19 and Windsor Public Transit  Closure, March 27, 2020

Provincial Legislation and Premiers Can Protect Transit Workers - Our Demands, April 3, 2020

Letter from Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath to Premier Doug Ford regarding transit funding, June 5, 2020

Letter to Premiers- Call for Provincial Commitment to Fund Public Transit, June 29, 2020

Transit Agencies

ATU Demands Immediate Action from employers to ensure Safe Service, April 13, 2020 

Letter to Employers urging them to adopt guidelines announced by Ministry of Transport re masks - April 21, 2020