Ahead of Transit Worker Assault Awareness Day, ATU Local 113 released a member survey that assessed how respondents experienced and reported violence on the system. 73% of respondents have been witness to a form of violence, and most of them didn’t report it. Why? Because they felt they wouldn’t be supported by the TTC.
With the continued pattern of assaults and attacks on our members and passengers, Local 113 President Marvin Alfred spoke to media today to advocate for the rights of our workers. No one should have to go to work in fear of their lives. A clear call to action was emphasized in every media interview. The TTC and the City of Toronto must do more to protect our workers and make public transit safer.
ATU Local 113 will continue to stand up for members and riders.
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