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ATU Local 757 News & Info

Can’t Trump Oregon

We are proud to announce the launch of a new website from the Oregon AFL-CIO called Can’t Trump Oregon! This page will serve as a way for working people to learn about the threats we [...]

By | April 20th, 2017|Categories: ATU 757|Tags: |Comments Off on Can’t Trump Oregon

Union-Made in America Easter

Here is a list of union-made in America treats to fill an Easter basket and other holiday accoutrements brought to you by the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor's resource site, Labor 411. These Easter shopping list [...]

By | April 13th, 2017|Categories: ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Tags: |Comments Off on Union-Made in America Easter

Workers Memorial Day

On April 28, the labor movement will observe Workers Memorial Day and the passage of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, to remember those who have suffered and died on the job. While unions and [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Categories: ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Tags: |Comments Off on Workers Memorial Day

ATU Report – Abandoning Paratransit Service to Save It

Dear Local officers, As you are well aware, Uber, Lyft, Bridj and other transportation network companies (TNCs) continue to expand and grow across North America. Unfortunately, companies like Uber are “disrupting” public transit in all [...]

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: ATU 757, ATU International, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Tags: |Comments Off on ATU Report – Abandoning Paratransit Service to Save It

Trouble Makers School This Week! Sign Up for FREE!

This is a reminder to be sure to sign up for the Troublemakers School this week!  This is a great training, put on by many of the Labor Organizers in the area. There will be [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|Categories: ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Trouble Makers School This Week! Sign Up for FREE!

Oregon AFL-CIO RESIST GORSUCH FOR SCOTUS

A thorough review of Judge Gorsuch’s record demonstrates he is far more likely to rule in favor of corporate interests and against the interests of working men and women. He has ruled against workers with [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|Categories: ATU 757|Tags: |Comments Off on Oregon AFL-CIO RESIST GORSUCH FOR SCOTUS
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Calendar

All ATU 757 Events

  1. Retirees’ Meeting

    May 3 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am PDT
  2. Charter Meeting

    May 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
  3. Charter Day Meeting

    May 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT
  4. Salem Transit/MV

    May 16 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm PDT
  5. Lane Transit District

    May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT

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.