The Canadian Press

2009-01-29 | Ottawa Transit

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The City of Ottawa and Amalgamated Transit Union Local 279 reached a tentative agreement on January 29th to end Ottawa's 51-day-old transit strike. The two sides agreed to send their dispute to binding arbitration after the federal government proposed back-to-work legislation. Union official Randy Graham said the route they had to take was clear. (About 23-hundred drivers and other workers at OC Transpo had walked out December 10th.)

Date: 2009-01-29
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 11 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we believe that it's in everybody's best interest that we would follow what would inevitably happen and have binding arbitration to all of the issues >>