Sisters and Brothers,

We received unfortunate news today that an ATU Local 113 member, a bus operator from Mount Dennis, has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19).

The member’s last shift was on Sunday, April 26 from approximately 8:50 p.m. to 4:40 a.m. The member developed symptoms on Thursday, April 30 and was tested on Tuesday, May 5. They received the positive test on Wednesday, May 6.

I spoke with the member today who is doing well and recovering at home. I wished them a full and swift recovery on behalf of all ATU Local 113 members.

Please contact your shop steward or board member for more information.

This member’s diagnosis marks the 32nd ATU Local 113 member who has tested positive for COVID-19. Seven TTC employees who are not ATU Local 113 members have also tested positive, bringing the total number of TTC employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 to 39.

Please practice physical distancing as much as possible before, during and after your shifts – and stay home if you feel unwell.

In solidarity,

Carlos Santos
President, ATU Local 113