Canada : After 'progress' Sunday, City of Saskatoon, Transit union to continue contract negotiations
After a day of negotiations where progress was made towards a new collective bargaining agreement for Saskatoon Transit workers, talks are slated to continue Monday.
The City of Saskatoon and the
- City of Saskatoon continues contract talks with transit union
- Saskatoon Transit union serves 48-hour strike notice
On Saturday, the city invited union executives back to the bargaining table and on Sunday, negotiations resumed.
Reconvening bargaining in the morning , some progress was made today. #yxe— ATU Local 615 (@ATULocal615) September 19, 2016
If strike action is taken, Jim Yakubowski, president of the transit union, said the intention wouldn't be to start with full removal of service. In its notice to the city, the union said strike action could include anything from slowdowns to overtime bans, not wearing uniforms, rotating strikes or a complete work stoppage.