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ATU 757 Picnic This Saturday June 24th

June 24, 2017, 10am-4pm Blue Lake Park Chinook A & B. Come join us for food and fun! We look forward to enjoying the pleasure of your company at this year’s picnic! We will have Bingo, Softball [...]

TriMet Contract Negotiation Update

Dear Members, The ATU Wage Committee met with the TriMet Negotiating Team on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of this week.  You should be proud of all of the hard work, long hours, and thoughtful conversation [...]

By | 2017-06-15T19:55:53-07:00 June 15th, 2017|ATU 757, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|

Misleading Headline in the Oregonian

This headline is misleading. We've said it before and we'll say it again and again: we oppose the transportation package because it is one regressive tax (a wage tax on workers) after another (a massive [...]

By | 2017-06-14T14:10:08-07:00 June 14th, 2017|ATU 757|

Boycott Nabisco

With the collective strength of more than 12.5 million working people in the 55 unions of the AFL-CIO, the BCTGM's BOYCOTT of Nabisco/Mondelez products made in Mexico and the Check the Label campaign is more [...]

By | 2017-06-12T11:45:30-07:00 June 12th, 2017|ATU 757|

Pride NW Parade

This June 18th, we are marching in the Pride NW parade to rep the Labor Movement and LGBTQ workers everywhere!  Please join us!  We are #162 in marching order, and will gather at 11 am [...]

By | 2017-06-12T11:36:56-07:00 June 12th, 2017|ATU 757|

Take as Prescribed

Skimping, modifying or delaying doses can have serious health and medical consequences. Even multiple prescriptions, each fine by themselves, can have serious consequences. Feel free to check out the Seniors and Aging Issues Series, Presented by Oregon Alliance for Retired Americans Education Fund. Read [...]

By | 2017-06-12T11:25:22-07:00 June 12th, 2017|Retirees|

Public Testimony – Joint Committee on Transportation Preservation and Modernization

ATU 757 is the labor union representing transit operators, mechanics, dispatchers, and other essential transit workers across the state of Oregon; from Portland to Medford, Tillamook to Prineville, and every major transit system in between. [...]

By | 2017-06-07T11:12:18-07:00 June 7th, 2017|ATU 757|

Contract Negotiation Update

We are disappointed to report that the TriMet negotiation team seemingly did not come to the table ready to have meaningful conversations.  The highlight of the day was when Randy directed all of the TriMet [...]

By | 2017-06-02T17:33:33-07:00 June 2nd, 2017|TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|

TriMet Rider and Community Members

Today, ATU 757 attempted for a second time in as many months to bargain in good faith with Tri Met regarding the appropriate response to operator and rider safety aboard public transit in Portland. Unfortunately, [...]

By | 2017-06-02T17:30:30-07:00 June 2nd, 2017|ATU 757|

AFL-CIO – Unionism Protects Freedom

The precious promises of our cherished Constitution were made by our nation’s founders as a bulwark for future generations. We are those generations. It’s our responsibility to use those freedoms for the benefit of all [...]

By | 2017-06-01T12:27:19-07:00 June 1st, 2017|ATU 757|

Deepest Sympathy for Victims and Survivors

Dear Union Members, Transit Riders, and the Greater Portland Community, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 757 leadership wishes to express our deepest sympathy for the victims and survivors of the brutal white supremacist assault that occurred [...]

By | 2017-05-31T19:53:45-07:00 May 31st, 2017|ATU 757|

ATU 757 – 100 Year Picnic

June 24, 2017, 10am-4pm Blue Lake Park Chinook A & B. Come join us for food and fun! We look forward to enjoying the pleasure of your company at this year’s picnic! If you are interested in volunteering, [...]

By | 2017-05-31T16:46:06-07:00 May 31st, 2017|ATU 757|

Training at Valley Transit

Detective Kevin Huxoll of the WWPD presents 2.5 hour training to ATU members from Valley Transit May 20, 2017. Huxoll has worked patrol, narcotics, is a certified trainer in many subjects, and is currently assigned [...]

By | 2017-05-23T14:49:56-07:00 May 23rd, 2017|ATU 757, Valley Transit|

Young Emerging Labor Leaders

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet fellow union members and young emerging labor leaders at the Lagunitas Community Room in Portland. All proceeds will be donated to Labor’s Community Service Agency. Union members over the age of 18 [...]

By | 2017-05-23T09:34:57-07:00 May 23rd, 2017|ATU 757|

Reminder: Oregon AFL-CIO Lobby Day

The final Oregon AFL-CIO Lobby Day is less than one week away!  Please join us at the Capitol, room 350, next Wednesday, May 24th. If you haven't met with your legislator before, don't worry - [...]

By | 2017-05-22T10:38:33-07:00 May 22nd, 2017|ATU 757|

TriMet Hop Fastpass

Click "Read More" to view full Hop Fastpass Info Flyer.

By | 2017-05-18T20:29:46-07:00 May 18th, 2017|Retirees, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|

Sunday Parkways

This Sunday, May 21st from 11am to 4pm is Southeast Sunday Parkways. Be alert and be safe if you are working or traveling in this area. For more information including route map use the link to [...]

By | 2017-05-18T20:22:36-07:00 May 18th, 2017|ATU 757|

100th Anniversary Celebration

This is a call out to all members!!! Our 100th Anniversary is coming up in June, and it will be a celebration that no ATU member should miss! We will be celebrating our past members and [...]

Centennial Celebration

Our ATU-757 Centennial Celebration is rapidly approaching! The Centennial banquet will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton on June 23, 2017. Ticket cost is $25 per person. Please make checks payable to “ATU Centennial [...]

ATU CentenniaI Banquet RSVP

ATTENTION ATU-757 MEMBERS Our ATU-757 Centennial Celebration is rapidly approaching! The Centennial banquet will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton on June 23, 2017. Ticket cost is $25 per person. Please make checks payable [...]

By | 2017-05-16T17:20:08-07:00 May 16th, 2017|ATU 757|
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