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“Right-to-work,” the Supreme Court, and ATU 757

Earlier this week, the US Supreme Court kicked off its new term, and they've agreed to hear a case that will likely make the entire country "right-to-work" for public-sector union members, like most of the [...]

By | 2017-10-05T10:42:33+00:00 October 5th, 2017|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on “Right-to-work,” the Supreme Court, and ATU 757

What Oregon’s new distracted driving law means for transit workers

Oregon's new distracted driving law took effect yesterday, and it means that using any cell phone, two-way radio, or other hand-held electronic device while you're driving can earn you a huge fine - $260 for [...]

By | 2017-10-02T08:31:41+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Safety - Public, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on What Oregon’s new distracted driving law means for transit workers

C-TRAN bereavement leave policy

We've gotten some questions from our C-TRAN members about the policy on bereavement leave. Here's what Article 5, Section 25 of the fixed-route and paratransit operator contract says: "If a death occurs among members of [...]

By | 2017-09-25T13:37:39+00:00 September 25th, 2017|C-TRAN|Comments Off on C-TRAN bereavement leave policy

New USDOT drug testing guidelines

Sisters & brothers, please see an advisory from ATU International below - the US Department of Transportation is expected to add four semi-synthetic opioid painkillers (hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone, and oxymorphone) to DOT's drug-screening list, the [...]

By | 2017-09-12T08:28:19+00:00 September 12th, 2017|ATU 757, ATU International, ATU National, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Lane Transit, MV Canby, PPS, Rogue Valley, Safety - Public, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on New USDOT drug testing guidelines

Stress & stress-related illness are epidemic among transit workers

We're still gathering the facts about reports of an altercation between a bus driver and passenger in Estacada which appeared on social media this week. It would be inappropriate for ATU to comment on this [...]

By | 2017-09-01T13:23:55+00:00 September 1st, 2017|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Safety - Public, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Stress & stress-related illness are epidemic among transit workers

TriMet Lift driver fired for answering call of nature

We've said it before and we'll unfortunately have to say it again - no transit worker should ever face discipline or termination for simply answering the call of nature. We encourage you to read this [...]

By | 2017-08-31T08:49:04+00:00 August 31st, 2017|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Safety - Public, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on TriMet Lift driver fired for answering call of nature

C-VAN dispatchers approve new contract

Sisters & brothers, another update from C-TRAN: C-VAN paratransit dispatchers just ratified a new contract with 100% of eligible members voting yes! Here are the key highlights your officers want you to know: Sick leave [...]

By | 2017-08-30T16:07:10+00:00 August 30th, 2017|C-TRAN|Comments Off on C-VAN dispatchers approve new contract

CTRAN contract updates

Sisters and brothers, we're pleased to announce two pieces of news out of CTRAN:   First, supervisors approved a new contract with 92.8% of eligible members voting yes! This new contract has a few important [...]

By | 2017-08-30T10:43:34+00:00 August 30th, 2017|C-TRAN|Comments Off on CTRAN contract updates

Tips & Tricks to Survive the Eclipse

Sisters & brothers, we've been getting questions about what operators should expect during the eclipse on Monday. Thankfully, AAA has put together a guide for what to expect, and we want to flag a few [...]

By | 2017-08-16T15:00:02+00:00 August 16th, 2017|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Safety - Public, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Tips & Tricks to Survive the Eclipse

ATU 757 Picnic This Saturday June 24th

June 24, 2017, 10am-4pm Blue Lake Park Chinook A & B. Come join us for food and fun! We look forward to enjoying the pleasure of your company at this year’s picnic! We will have Bingo, Softball [...]

By | 2017-06-20T13:44:48+00:00 June 20th, 2017|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on ATU 757 Picnic This Saturday June 24th

100th Anniversary Celebration

This is a call out to all members!!! Our 100th Anniversary is coming up in June, and it will be a celebration that no ATU member should miss! We will be celebrating our past members and [...]

By | 2017-05-17T16:15:15+00:00 May 17th, 2017|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on 100th Anniversary Celebration

Centennial Celebration

Our ATU-757 Centennial Celebration is rapidly approaching! The Centennial banquet will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton on June 23, 2017. Ticket cost is $25 per person. Please make checks payable to “ATU Centennial [...]

SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE

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 [...]

By | 2017-05-07T14:29:01+00:00 May 7th, 2017|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE

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 [...]

By | 2017-04-12T22:40:55+00:00 April 13th, 2017|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Union-Made in America Easter

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 [...]

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 [...]

By | 2017-04-06T10:31:37+00:00 April 6th, 2017|ATU 757, ATU International, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on ATU Report – Abandoning Paratransit Service to Save It

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 [...]

By | 2017-04-03T16:33:18+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Trouble Makers School This Week! Sign Up for FREE!

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|Comments Off on ATU-757 C-Tran Liaison Officer Posting

Voting at CTRAN Union Meeting on Sunday, October 23rd

As per the Contract, you are scheduled to receive $350 in January. There are two options: Receive the $350 as you have in the past where the money is added to your January 6, 2017, [...]

By | 2016-10-19T14:30:19+00:00 October 19th, 2016|C-TRAN|Comments Off on Voting at CTRAN Union Meeting on Sunday, October 23rd
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