ATU Local 757 News & Info

Union Office Closing Early

The union office will be closing at 11am today due to inclement weather. Be safe.

By | December 8th, 2016|Categories: ATU 757|Tags: |0 Comments

President Shirley Block’s Letter to International President Hanley

Thank you for your letter dated November 30, 2016 in which you state that you do not support, nor think it is wise for the members of Local 757 to seek an election to sever [...]

By | December 5th, 2016|Categories: ATU 757, ATU International|Tags: |2 Comments

Letter from International President Hanley

ATU International President Larry Hanley's letter to Shirley Block concerning the challenges confronting Local 757 resulting from the local union's large number of bargaining units spread over a large geographic area. Read International President Hanley's letter in it's [...]

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Today’s Retirees Annual Christmas Luncheon

Over 400 retirees participate in the Retirees Annual Christmas Luncheon today at the Monarch Hotel & Conference Center in Clackamas, Oregon. Thanks to everyone who participated and made this event a success. We hope to see [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Categories: ATU 757, Retirees|Tags: |1 Comment

Working and Wage Agreement Expires November 30, 2016

As you know, the Working and Wage Agreement between ATU 757 and TriMet expires today, November 30, 2016. It is important to us that each of you is aware of our next steps, and has [...]

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Bring Joy to Kids

ATU is partnering with Labor Community Services and other Labor unions to bring joy to kids this year. Bring an unwrapped gift to drop off boxes. Look for drop boxes at your work location.

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All ATU 757 Events

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  2. Valley Transit Members Meeting

    December 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am PST
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    RVTD Continuation Meeting

    December 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST
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    COIC/Paratransit Services Member Continuation Meeting

    December 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 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.