Toronto’s 12,000 public transit workers continue to grieve for Brother Tom Dedes, who tragically died in 2017 after suffering fatal injuries on the job. ATU Local 113 offers its deepest condolences and support to his family, friends and co-workers as the TTC finally pleaded guilty to one count of failing to ‘take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of a worker at a workplace’ for their role in this tragedy.
You can find the news coverage of the TTC’s guilty plea in the Toronto Star and CP24 below. You can read ATU Local 113’s full statement on the matter here.
- TTC fined more than $330,000 in track worker’s 2017 death (Ben Spurr, Toronto Star, September 3, 2019)
- TTC pleads guilty to 1 of 3 charges laid in connection with death of employee in 2017 (Codi Wilson, CP24, September 3, 2019)