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City of Guelph and Guelph Transit union reach tentative agreement

GUELPH, ON, November 6, 2017 — The City of Guelph and Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1189, representing the City’s full- and part-time transit employees, have reached a tentative collective agreement. “We’re pleased to reach this agreement without any disruption to City transit services,” said David Godwaldt, Guelph’s general manager of Human Resources. “We want to thank the union for working with us to negotiate an affordable settlement that protects taxpayers’ interests and provides fair, equitable and competitive compensation to employees.” Details of the settlement will not be released until the union and Guelph City Council vote to ratify the tentative agreement. The agreement goes to City Council for ratification on November 13, and the union will hold a ratification vote on November 19. “During… Continue reading City of Guelph and Guelph Transit union reach tentative agreement

Guelph Transit picks up new general manager

Guelph, Ont., November 17, 2016 – On Monday, November 21, Guelph Transit will have a new general manager leading the team. Mike Spicer joins the City of Guelph after spending more than 17 years in transit management. “Senior management’s vision for Guelph Transit remains consistent: the reliable, efficient delivery of public transit to the Guelph community; and we know Mike will continue to build on that vision here at the City,” said Colleen Clack, Deputy CAO of Public Services for the City of Guelph. Mike’s leadership experience as director of transit at the City of Burlington, and as former transit operations manager with Brantford Transit, will help refocus Guelph Transit and guide its team of skilled, supportive, customer-focused employees in providing solid, sustainable service to… Continue reading Guelph Transit picks up new general manager