There have been 286 reported assaults on TTC workers this year, with many other incidents of abuse and harassment going unreported. The problem of systemic violence on our transit system is a longstanding issue, and one that is made worse by the TTC’s chronic lack of support for workers.

President Carlos Santos and ATU Local 113 are urging the TTC to stop pointing its finger at unionized workers who face abuse every single day and to take action to keep them safe while on the job.

Toronto Star: Poor investigative report substitutes instincts for evidence in condemning TTC constables dealing with belligerent drunk