On Tuesday, January 21, members of Unifor Local 4304, Grand River Transit, initiated strike action.

Local 4304 represents approximately 730 drivers, mechanics, vehicle service attendants and dispatchers at GRT.

Throughout the negotiations, the bargaining committee has reflected member’s demands to the employer, including improvements on driver safety, and end to heavy-handed, excessive discipline and unfettered use of video surveillance, and wages.

Members can check back here for updates throughout the dispute.