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Strike averted for Toronto school bus drivers

Deal to be ratified on Tuesday.


 

A strike has been averted by Toronto school bus drivers, after the union reached a tentative deal with Stock Transportation. The drivers, who bus students in Toronto’ north and east regions, had voted 91 per cent in favour of strike action late last month. A strike deadline had been set for Monday at noon. “We’re pleased to have reached a tentative agreement after a challenging set of negotiation,” CAW Local 4268 president Debbie Montgomery said. Details of the agreement, which was reached on Saturday, will be released following a ratification vote by the union’s 600 members on Tuesday. Approximately 7,000 students would have been impacted by a work stoppage.


 
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