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Contract Ratification

Canby members have ratified their contract.

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

Contract Ratification

Corvallis members have ratified their contract.

By | 2017-04-14T19:34:42+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 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 [...]

House Bill 2717

Increases penalties for assault committed against employee of mass transit district or transpor-tation district if employee is assaulted while acting within scope of employment. Punishes by maxi-mum of five years’ imprisonment, $125,000 fine, or both. [...]

Know Your Rights — Your Rights in Oregon

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS -- YOUR RIGHTS IN OREGON ¿Prefiero leer esto en español? Haga clic aqui The info below can also be found on our free smartphone app. Download “Mobile Justice Oregon” the ACLU police [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:50:57+00:00 March 6th, 2017|ATU 757|

Portland Troublemakers School

Mark your calendar for April 8th, 2017 and register to join union members, labor activists, and community organizers for a day of skill-building and strategy discussions to create a stronger workers’ movement in Portland. Registration [...]

By | 2017-03-18T12:02:59+00:00 March 5th, 2017|ATU 757|

Quick update from the Oregon State Senate

OLIS. The Oregon Legislature has been in session for a month. We are certain you have seen the news on a variety of bills. Due to Committee assignments, many of us may not know what is happening [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:50:57+00:00 March 4th, 2017|ATU 757|

Oregon AFL-CIO Lobby Day March 10th

Join Union members and advocates from across Oregon to meet with legislators, speak up for working people, and make our voices heard in Salem. If you haven't met with your legislator before, don't worry - [...]

By | 2017-03-03T16:35:15+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|ATU 757|

ATU vs. TriMet Case Headed for Oregon Supreme Court

ATU757 and TriMet is going before the Oregon Supreme Court on June 14, 2017. In accordance with ORS 192.660(3) ATU757 believes the press and members of the public should be able to observe contract negotiations between the [...]

By | 2017-03-03T17:02:44+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|ATU 757|


Oregon’s Senate is expected to consider SB 828 on fair scheduling.  A new report released last week from the Labor Education Research Center of the University of Oregon and Portland State University, “The Impact on Oregonians of [...]

By | 2017-03-01T19:04:55+00:00 March 1st, 2017|ATU 757|
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