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ATU Local 757 News & Info

TriMet ratification vote overview

Sisters and brothers, here's more detailed information about the ratification vote on the Tentative Agreement with TriMet, which you can review on our website: https://www.atu757.org/trimet-tentative-agreement/ We will be conducting this vote by mail, which we [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|Categories: ATU 757, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on TriMet ratification vote overview

Online training: Introduction to Shop Stewards Session #3

Have you ever wondered what role shop stewards play in the Union? How and when to file a grievance? Or tips and tricks to understand your local contract? ATU International has you covered with [...]

By | November 10th, 2017|Categories: ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Online training: Introduction to Shop Stewards Session #3

Online training: Introduction to Shop Stewards Session #2

Have you ever wondered what role shop stewards play in the Union? How and when to file a grievance? Or tips and tricks to understand your local contract? ATU International has you covered with [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on Online training: Introduction to Shop Stewards Session #2

Join ATU 757 for the Portland Veterans’ Day Parade!

Don't forget - this Saturday (November 11th), ATU 757 will be honoring those who have served this country by marching in Portland's annual Veterans' Day Parade! Join your sisters and brothers at the Union Hall [...]

By | November 7th, 2017|Categories: ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Join ATU 757 for the Portland Veterans’ Day Parade!
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Calendar

All ATU 757 Events

  1. Information session on TriMet tentative agreement

    November 20 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm PST
  2. 2017 Annual Retirees’ Christmas Luncheon

    December 4 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm PST

Meet Your Full Time Officers

SHIRLEY BLOCK

President – Business Representative

ATU 757
1801 NE Couch Street
Portland, OR 97232

Phone: 971-300-2780
Email: president@atu757.org

Shirley is the first woman, and the first African-American, to be elected President – Business Representative of Division 757 since it began in 1917. She grew up in Florida and Michigan, the daughter of migrant laborers. Once she graduated from university with her nursing license she worked in Detroit’s Henry Ford Hospital before moving to Portland in 1974 for the weather.

She worked as a nurse, and then got a job as a TriMet bus operator in 1981. She also married and raised children of her own, as well as 11 foster children. Her daughter currently works at TriMet, as did her husband, now retired. In the 34 years Block worked at TriMet, she’s been a bus operator, fare inspector, field operations coordinator, and road supervisor. She’s also served several terms as a member of the Union Executive Board.

JONATHAN HUNT

Vice President – Assistant Business Representative

ATU 757
1801 NE Couch Street
Portland, OR 97232

Office Phone: 503-232-9144
Cell Phone: 503-780-2263
E-Mail: vpresident@atu757.org

Jon Hunt grew up in a union household. His father was an ATU Executive Board Officer for over eight years before retiring from TriMet. Jon served as a noncommissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps. He worked for the Burlington Northern Railroad and started out at TriMet as a mini-run bus operator. He moved to become a maintenance helper, completed the diesel mechanic apprenticeship program, and was a journeyman mechanic for the last three years before his election as Vice President-Assistant Business Representative for the first time in August 2002.

While in TriMet maintenance, he became a Shop Steward and was an Executive Board Officer for two years. In August 2003 he received a certificate of graduation from the University of Oregon Labor and Education Research Center 56 hour U-Lead certificate program.

Jon is married to Joyce and has two children: Jake and Joshua.

MARY LONGORIA

Financial Secretary Treasurer-Recording Secretary

ATU 757
1801 NE Couch Street
Portland, OR 97232

Office phone: 503-232-9144
Cell Phone: (971) 300-2778
E-Mail: fstreasurer@atu757.org

Mary is married to Jamie Longoria, he started working for TriMet as a helper in the Maintenance Department and moved on to the Field Equipment Maintenance where he currently works as a Journeyman Fare Maintenance Technician.

Before being elected as Financial Secretary, Mary worked as a Fare Revenue Specialist. She has worked in all of the specialized sales programs, with progressive responsibility including: Online Sales, Pass by Mail, TriMet Ticket Office, and the Outlet Sales Department. She has been Shop Steward in the department for 6 years and is involved in outside union activities including being a member of Jobs with Justice

Jamie and Mary have been married for 23+ years and have two adult children, Nicole and Derek. They enjoy hiking, walking, running, and taking their dog to the dog park.