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Safety Violations in Central Oregon

We've got good news out of Central Oregon - Oregon OSHA has issued a citation to the Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council (COIC) requiring the company to improve working conditions for ATU-represented workers! Over the summer, [...]

Black History Month events with LERC

February is Black History Month, and our friends at the Labor Education and Research Center (LERC) are hosting three FREE events, in Portland and Eugene, to celebrate and honor the occasion. We hope to see [...]

UPDATE: TriMet to end practice of stranding sick operators

Good news, sisters & brothers - TriMet has officially announced it will end the practice of stranding sick operators on the side of the road when they call in during their shifts. Check out Elliot [...]

ANOTHER TriMet Bus Operator Stranded on the Side of the Road

It's happened again - an ill TriMet operator has been forced to find her own way back to the garage after being denied road relief by management. Sandy Guengerich is a TriMet bus operator out [...]

“Just Like You” – song from brothers Carl Faddis & Richard Shrope

Transit workers are a creative bunch. Throughout ATU 757, we've got authors - please check out Deke N. Blue's excellent book, "Just Drive - Life in the Bus Lane" if you haven't already - dancers, [...]

Changes to USDOT drug testing guidelines

Sisters & brothers, please be advised that the US Department of Transportation has changed its drug testing rules, and will begin testing for four synthetic opioids in DOT drug tests: oxymorphone, oxycodone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone. [...]

Union Hall holiday closures

Please note that the ATU 757 Union Hall will be closed Friday December 22nd and Monday December 25th in observance of Christmas. We will reopen on Tuesday December 26th - happy holidays, sisters & brothers!

Union Hall phone and fax outage

UPDATE at 10:00am on December 8th: the service outage has been resolved, and email/phones/fax are working just fine. Thank you for your patience. Sisters and brothers, due to an intermittent service outage, phones, internet, and [...]

ATU Santa Party this Saturday, December 9th!

Don't miss out - ATU 757's Annual Santa Party is THIS SATURDAY, December 9th! We hope to see you and your families at the Salvation Army Rose Center (211 NE 18th Ave, Portland, OR 97232) [...]

Now available: “JUST DRIVE – Life in the Bus Lane”

We know a lot of members have already seen From the Driver Side, Deke N. Blue's blog about life as an operator in Portland. But have you heard about Deke's new book? JUST DRIVE: Life [...]

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