Outaouais transit workers vote 68 per cent in favour of new contract
Ottawa Citizen

By the Ottawa Citizen, September 16, 2017

Unionized drivers and maintenance workers for the Société de transport de l’Outaouais transit system have voted to accept a new contract offer from the employer.

Some 526 employees voted by more than two-thirds majority to accept the four-year deal, retroactive to Jan. 1, 2015 and ending Dec. 31, 2019.

The new contract offer represents a wage increase of 9.8 per cent over the four-year term, in addition to a two-per-cent signing bonus and other bonuses, including an increased contribution to the union’s pension fund.


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