Transit Company Reviewing Discipline for Cell Phone Infractions

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BC’s ban on the use of handheld cell phones took effect in January. But the company that runs Vancouver’s buses has banned such use since 2000. The union’s challenging the discipline imposed on drivers who violate company policy, arguing that although discipline is warranted, unpaid suspensions of three to five days are too harsh. The company’s reviewing the cell phone policy and disciplinary actions imposed for violations of it.