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Oregon Alliance Prescription Drug Program

Subject: Oregon Alliance Prescription Drug Program Greetings Affiliates and Friends: Mark your calendars and plan to attend the next Seniors and Aging Issue Series program on medication and prescription safety June 15, 2017. Presented by Oregon Alliance for [...]

By | 2017-05-16T10:10:15-07:00 May 16th, 2017|Retirees|


A special meeting will be held following the regular scheduled Union meetings the week of May 15, 2017 through May 21, 2017. This special meeting will be to consider and vote on the Trial Board's [...]

ATU 757 Wage Committee Negotiations Update

Dear Members, Today the ATU 757 Wage Committee met with the TriMet negotiating team.  The Union offered a package proposal and will keep you updated on any District responses. Please be aware that a package [...]

By | 2017-05-07T14:37:05-07:00 May 6th, 2017|TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|

Overtime Pay

Do you get paid for overtime work? The House of Representatives just passed a bill you may want to know about. The measure, backed by Republicans, would let employers give workers paid time off instead [...]

By | 2017-05-03T15:36:47-07:00 May 3rd, 2017|ATU 757|

Drivers Be Prepared

Saturday April 29, 2017, between the hours of noon-4pm there is going to be a climate rally and march in north Portland. Participants will be meeting in Dawson Park from noon-1 :30pm, then marching to [...]

By | 2017-04-29T08:12:19-07:00 April 28th, 2017|TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|

Trolley Days

Talk about a labor of love. Dozens of volunteers make each trip on the Willamette Shore Trolley a fun, safe and memorable adventure with a little history thrown in for  measure. Come see and enjoy the [...]

By | 2017-04-28T07:13:17-07:00 April 28th, 2017|ATU 757, Retirees|

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 | 2017-04-20T17:22:30-07:00 April 20th, 2017|ATU 757|

Contract Ratification

Canby members have ratified their contract.

By | 2017-04-14T19:36:16-07:00 April 14th, 2017|MV Canby|

Contract Ratification

Corvallis members have ratified their contract.

By | 2017-04-14T19:34:42-07:00 April 14th, 2017|Corvallis|

Contract Negotiations Update

The ATU 757 TriMet Wage Committee met with the TriMet negotiations team today, April 14, 2017.  While the Union remains hopeful that the parties will reach an agreement, it is clear that Randy Stedman, TriMet's [...]

By | 2017-04-14T19:25:47-07:00 April 14th, 2017|TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|

Local School Bus Drivers place 3rd Nationally

Exciting News from the Operations Team at Portland Public Schools. School Bus Drivers Vicki Bakoczy and Lorena Botello recently placed in 3rd place at a national bus rodeo. A School Bus Safety Exercise (affectionately known [...]

By | 2017-04-13T13:27:58-07:00 April 13th, 2017|PPS|

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 [...]

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 [...]

Centennial Celebration

ATU 757 invites you to join us on Friday, June 23rd for our semi-formal banquet at the DoubleTree by Hilton Portland. The no-host bar opens at five and dinner begins at six. There will be [...]

By | 2017-04-06T10:55:50-07:00 April 6th, 2017|Retirees|

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 [...]

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 [...]

Union Officer Retirement

Celebrating the retirement of Cherriots union officer Gary Spore are Cherriots COO David Trimble and David Kay.

By | 2017-04-03T13:32:53-07:00 April 3rd, 2017|Salem|


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 | 2017-03-29T17:59:19-07:00 March 29th, 2017|ATU 757|


Governor Kate Brown released a report last week, showing how much a repeal of the Affordable Care Act will cost Oregon. The report found that 23,000 healthcare jobs will be cut, and the rate of uninsured [...]

House GOP Health Plan Threatens Nearly One Million Oregonians

A Republican proposal to cut Medicaid recently unveiled in a congressional committee led by U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (OR) would likely cause hundreds of thousands of Oregonians to lose health insurance, undermine coverage for many [...]

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