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Event CANCELLED Due To Icy Conditions

Join Artichoke Music in honoring the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr at this community song circle and celebration on Monday, January 16, 2017, at the Lagunitas Brewing Company, 237 NE Broadway in Portland. More [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:50:57+00:00 January 5th, 2017|ATU 757|

Resolution: United Front Against the Trump Agenda

Rally and March, Saturday, January 21, 10:00 – 11:30am WHEREAS: The election of Donald Trump is dangerous for all working people, especially immigrants, people of color, women, and LGBTQ people, and WHEREAS: A president Donald Trump, coupled with [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:50:57+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|ATU 757|

Are You Interested in Becoming a Webmaster

Do you like working on computers? Blogging? Designing websites? We are looking for people who have some experience, but will also provide training to everyone who signs up. If you are interested in becoming a [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:50:57+00:00 December 29th, 2016|ATU 757|

FTA Clarification

On December 5, 2016, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx issued a guidance letter to transit agencies applauding their efforts in embracing the use of innovations in technology and new mobility concepts, but also [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:50:57+00:00 December 29th, 2016|ATU 757|

TriMet Attempts to Cause Chaos With Job Posting

I write in response to your December 16, 2016 letter to ATU regarding LRV wrapping and TriMet's posting for a new position of  Light Rail Vehicle Body and Paint Technician.  ATU requests you immediately  remove [...]

By | 2016-12-22T17:06:13+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|ATU 757, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|

MV Salem Contract Ratified

We would like to thank our  union negotiating team for standing together to achieve a positive outcome for our members at  MV Salem. Their contract was ratified with a 48 Yes to 4 No margin.

By | 2016-12-21T19:36:56+00:00 December 21st, 2016|ATU 757|

TriMet’s Randy Stedman Wins Scrooge Award

ATU 757 joined Portland Jobs with Justice at the TriMet Board meeting this morning to present the agency’s professional, taxpayer-supported union-buster, Randy Stedman, with a 2016 Scrooge of the Year Award (pictures and video coming [...]

By | 2016-12-14T13:49:24+00:00 December 14th, 2016|ATU 757|

Donate to the Oregon Food Bank

The ATU 757 Annual Oregon Food Bank Barrels will be coming soon to the garages in the metro area! We need helpers at each property, to monitor barrels, and we encourage everyone to be as generous as [...]

By | 2016-12-13T14:54:42+00:00 December 13th, 2016|ATU 757|

Tracking Faster

We have already experienced snow and ice conditions this year, and we anticipate more coming soon. Unfortunately, TriMet has not appropriately prepared for these bad weather conditions, and is assuming our members will bail them out once [...]

By | 2016-12-12T20:26:39+00:00 December 12th, 2016|ATU 757, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|

Santa Photos

President Shirley Block, Vice President Jonathan Hunt, and Mary Longoria Financial Secretary-Treasurer Welcomed ATU 757 Members and Families to the Annual Santa Party. Thank you to everyone who turned out to see Santa Claus and [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:50:57+00:00 December 9th, 2016|ATU 757|

TriMet Not Honoring Previously Approved Vacation

Members, It has come to our attention that TriMet is not honoring previously approved vacation and/or denying requested vacation based on business need.  Please be advised that your vacation is a bargained for right, and [...]

By | 2016-12-08T16:10:32+00:00 December 8th, 2016|ATU 757, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|

Union Office Closing Early

Due to the anticipated inclement weather the Union office will be closing at 11:00 AM today and is scheduled to reopen tomorrow at the regular time, weather permitting. Please be safe and stay warm. SAFETY [...]

By | 2016-12-08T10:21:29+00:00 December 8th, 2016|ATU 757|

ATU-757 C-Tran Liaison Officer Posting

The position for ATU-757 C-TRAN Liaison Officer is now open for nominations. C-TRAN members in good standing may nominate eligible C-TRAN members for this position.  

By | 2017-03-16T08:50:57+00:00 December 6th, 2016|C-TRAN|

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 | 2017-03-16T08:50:57+00:00 December 5th, 2016|ATU 757, ATU International|

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 [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:50:57+00:00 December 5th, 2016|ATU 757, ATU International|

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 | 2017-03-16T08:50:57+00:00 December 1st, 2016|ATU 757, Retirees|

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 [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:50:58+00:00 November 30th, 2016|ATU 757|

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.

By | 2017-03-16T08:50:58+00:00 November 30th, 2016|ATU 757|
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