Bus Cancellations: 05/29/2017

Possible walk-out from Community Living OPSEU employees

Workers who provide services to people with developmental disabilities in east Northumberland County could walk off the job this week.

Members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union, who are employed by Community Living Campbellford-Brighton, have opened a strike headquarters in Campbellford, and might take labour action at midnight Tuesday night.

OPSEU Local 3-16 Chief Steward Courtney Huycke says the bargaining team reached a tentative two-year agreement, retroactive to March, 2016, during contract talks with the employer on Monday, and the 44 full time and 52 part time workers will vote on the deal on Tuesday.

The union is making no recommendation to the employees, and the vote results are expected on Tuesday evening.

Huycke says Community Living is offering a wage increase of .75 % over the life of the contract..

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Bus Cancellations

May 29, 2017

LATE BUSES: The first run of Martin's bus 134 is running 15 minutes late to Napanee this morning.

The first run of Foley bus 487 w/c is running 20 minutes late to the Madoc-area this morning. The 2nd run of 487 is now running 15 minutes late to Marmora.

The 2nd run of First Student Canada - Picton bus 602 is running 15 minutes late to Picton this morning.

The 2nd run of C. Smith bus 893 is running 20 minutes late to Batawa this morning.