CAW Members Approve Deal at Oakville Transit
October 3, 2011, 11:20 AM EST
CAW members at Oakville Transit approved a new two and a half year tentative agreement during a ratification meeting Sunday.
Workers voted 78 per cent in favour of the new deal. The agreement includes a two per cent wage increase in each year of the agreement with minor wage adjustments, retirement incentives and improvements to scheduling practices.
"I think this is a great agreement that addresses the concerns of all of our members, including injured workers," said CAW Local 1256 President Angus MacDonald. "The new agreement recognizes the important contributions our members make to the well-being of the community through public transit services."
CAW Local 1256 represents 180 workers at Oakville Transit, including drivers, mechanics and cleaners.