Ambutrans Workers in Toronto Ratify First Agreement

Members of Local 1295 in Toronto, ON, who transport non-emergency ambulatory patients for Ambutrans have ratified their first collective agreement.

The four-year agreement provides wage adjustments in the first year as well as wage increases of two percent in each year. Other agreement highlights include: paid lunch; meal allowance for long distance trips; overtime and holiday provisions and increased vacation eligibility.

The 170 members provide non-emergency ambulatory patient transfers from Toronto to Durham Region in the east, York Region in the north and Mississauga in the west.