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Portland Women’s March Tomorrow

We invite you to join us January 21st, 2017 as we march in Portland, OR. The is a fully inclusive event. All members of our community are welcome and encouraged to come. WOMEN'S MARCH ON [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:50:57+00:00 January 20th, 2017|ATU 757|Comments Off on Portland Women’s March Tomorrow

TriMet Suspending Service Downtown for Bus/Max Due to Protests

TriMet has announced that they may suspend service in downtown core for Friday afternoon due to protesting. However, we expect protesting from Friday morning to Saturday afternoon in the downtown area. Please be aware of (large [...]

By | 2017-01-19T17:06:00+00:00 January 19th, 2017|ATU 757|Comments Off on TriMet Suspending Service Downtown for Bus/Max Due to Protests

Rally & March on Saturday

Call to Labor and Community. The Oregon AFL-CIO is encouraging it's affiliates to join with other labor unions for local protest actions on Inaugural weekend. We, the undersigned, urge all union, student, community and faith-based [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:50:57+00:00 January 18th, 2017|ATU 757|Comments Off on Rally & March on Saturday

Initial ATU757-TriMet Contract Proposals

The Union met with the TriMet negotiation team this morning to exchange contract proposals.  This begins the 150 day timeline in the negotiations process. TriMet did not wish to propose or entertain any ground rules, [...]

By | 2017-01-09T14:38:49+00:00 January 9th, 2017|ATU 757, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on Initial ATU757-TriMet Contract Proposals

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|Comments Off on Event CANCELLED Due To Icy Conditions

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|Comments Off on Resolution: United Front Against the Trump Agenda

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|Comments Off on Are You Interested in Becoming a Webmaster

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|Comments Off on FTA Clarification

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|Comments Off on TriMet Attempts to Cause Chaos With Job Posting

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|Comments Off on MV Salem Contract Ratified

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|Comments Off on TriMet’s Randy Stedman Wins Scrooge Award

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|Comments Off on Donate to the Oregon Food Bank

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|Comments Off on Tracking Faster

Suspending Hours of Service

It has come to our attention that garage manager Bob Seeley has requested suspending Hours of Service due to a weather emergency and received your approval. Please see attached Memorandum of Agreement that describes how [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:50:57+00:00 December 12th, 2016|ATU 757, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on Suspending Hours of Service

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|Comments Off on Santa Photos

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|Comments Off on TriMet Not Honoring Previously Approved Vacation

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|Comments Off on Union Office Closing Early

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|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 [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:50:57+00:00 December 5th, 2016|ATU 757, ATU International|Comments Off on Letter from International President Hanley
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