BURNABY – The union representing 400 office, administrative and support staff at Coast Mountain Bus has reached a tentative agreement with the employer.
The Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union, local 378 (COPE 378) had recently been granted a 91 per cent strike vote by its members at Coast Mountain Bus, due to an attack on health and other benefits in retirement.
COPE 378 President David Black and Vice President Heather Lee attended the TransLink Annual General Meeting on May 30. Since its inception TransLink struggled to find a sustainable, long term funding formula. Several community members and members of advocacy groups attended the meeting to query the TransLink board and executives on the future of transit services.