Check this page provides all the strike updates, breaking news and stories.
Monday, Dec. 14
The strike is over. The offer was accepted by the union today by 72% and included a 13.2% wage increase. Limited bus service is expected to resume in four to five days with full service taking almost three weeks.
Friday, Dec. 11
The LTC announces a tentative deal has been reached. The union is expected to ratify the deal on Monday, Dec. 14. Read more
Monday, Dec. 7
Union rejected LTC’s ‘final offer’ of a 9.3% increase to wages, with 85 votes in favour and 322 against accepting the offer.
Saturday, Dec. 5
Union confirmed they will vote on LTC’s latest offer on Monday.
Friday, Dec. 4
Union receives “final offer” from LTC after mediate talks today. Union officials are not recommending the offer.
Monday, Nov. 30
5:40 p.m. — Talks end with no agreement. Mediator still available but no word on when another meeting could take place. Strike will enter day 16 tomorrow.
11:15 a.m. — Talks entering the second hour indicating there may be movement
10:00 a.m. — LTC and ATU Local 741 have been in a meeting with a mediator for the first time in almost a month. If the two parties do not arrive on an agreement today, the Union will not go back to the table without an arbitrator.
Thursday, Nov. 26 — 11:03 a.m.
LTC and union leaders met for an informal coffee meeting this week. Shortly after, both sides schedule a sit-down with a mediator.
Fri, Nov. 20 — 12:27 a.m.
A mediator is ready to sit with the union and management — everyone waiting for management to set a time, reports the London Free Press
Rumours and misinformation about transportation alternatives circulate around campus
Thursday, Nov. 19 — 3:31 p.m.
LTC union denies plans to ever picket at the Gates, saying they would only run information pickets
Tuesday, Nov. 17 — 3:01 p.m.
LTC union considers picketing campus. The UWO Faculty Association and the UWO Staff Association President David Empey said they will cross the picket lines.
Community struggles with transit strike
Sunday, Nov. 15 — 1:45 p.m.
LTC announces last-ditch strike talks failed, strike unavoidable
Saturday, Nov. 14 — 9:44 p.m.
USC President Emily Rowe sends out email about USC/UWO strike plan; includes carpool and ride sharing
Thursday, Nov. 12 — 8:00 p.m.
AM640 reported via Twitter that talks with mayor lasted 90 minutes., were productive on all sides. Talks set to resume Thurs. or Fri.
Thursday, Nov. 12
Strike likely as London mayor says she cannot legally interfere in strike negotiations.
Thursday, Nov. 5
Transit workers set Nov. 16 strike date
Thursday, Oct. 29
Latest LTC offer declined