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BTS Bargaining Updates

BTS officially starts bargaining on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. As bargaining updates flow down they will be posted here as quickly as possible. Our own local president Shawn Cowan is one of four members chosen to be on the bargaining committee representing Ontario (Quebec is at the same table, with it's own members).

Bulletins listed below, with the newest on top:

2018-01-16 :: Bargaining Update on Work Life Balance

2017-12-20 :: BTS Bargaining Update conclusion of Toronto bargaining session and schedule for Montreal session

2017-12-08 :: BTS Bargaining Update Dec 8, 2017

2017-12-05 :: Letter announcing bargaining opening

November 5, 2017

BTS to begin early bargaining

This is an update from Tyson Siddall the Director of Telecommunication for Unifor about the upcoming BTS bargaining

To summarize:


November 2, 2017

Settlement of National Policy Grievances and Averaging of Hours Agreement

Below are links to the minutes of the settlement of BTS national policy grievances and the new averaging of hours agreement.

National Policy Greivance Settlement

Averaging of Hours Agreement

NOTE: Both of these agreements will be explained in person, with both union and management present. Any questions will be answered then.

October 15, 2017

BTS bargaining proposal forms for 2018 contract

The bargaining proposal forms for the upcoming BTS contract in 2018 are available to be filled out by all BTS members here.

Electronically filled out forms must be printed and signed. They can then either be deposited in the box located at the BTS work centre on Dunlop or scanned and emailed to the local.

Proposals must be submitted by September 25, 2017

You could also attend the next scheduled union meeting on September 11, 2017 @ 7:00pm and drop the form off in person.

August 26, 2017

New Website

The new unifor 43 website is live, more updates coming soon.

August 23, 2017