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Supreme Court Ruling in Janus Case and ATU’s Next Steps

Sisters & brothers, the Supreme Court has issued its ruling in Janus v. AFSCME, and the result is exactly what we expected: the Court held that unions can no longer collect fair-share fees from public-sector [...]

By | 2018-06-27T14:24:29+00:00 June 27th, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Supreme Court Ruling in Janus Case and ATU’s Next Steps

June 2018 e-newsletter

    View this email in your browser What's New at ATU?  June 2018 edition Welcome to the latest edition of ATU 757's e-newsletter for members, with updates about what's happening inside your union, in the world [...]

Stay Safe in the Summer Heat!

Across Oregon and southern Washington, temperatures are rising - it's going to be 90 degrees in Medford, Walla Walla, and Portland today, and the rest of the region isn't much cooler. ATU wants you to [...]

ATU on KBOO Community Radio

Last night, our LIFT Region 2 Liaison Officer Cathy Redwine, staff Communications Coordinator Andrew Riley, and ATU friend/union-side labor lawyer Barbara Diamond were on KBOO Community Radio to discuss our campaign to improve paratransit service in [...]

OSHA Citation at C-TRAN

During a recent OSHA inspection, C-TRAN in Vancouver was cited for SEVEN separate violations of safety standards, and assessed a $13,000 fine. Inspectors found that the new paint mixing room did not have ventilation to [...]

By | 2018-06-15T13:06:51+00:00 June 15th, 2018|ATU 757, C-TRAN|Comments Off on OSHA Citation at C-TRAN

ATU Election Results

TrueBallot and the Election Committee have finished tabulating the ballots in our officer elections - below you will find the official tally of votes for the "Top Three" officers, Executive Board Officers, and Liaison Officers. [...]

UPDATE: Union Hall Phones Working Normally

UPDATE at 11am on 6/7/2018: phones are back up earlier than expected. You can direct all union business to our main phone number, (503) 232-9144.

By | 2018-06-07T11:03:36+00:00 June 7th, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on UPDATE: Union Hall Phones Working Normally

Union Hall Phone Lines Are DOWN

Sisters and brothers, the Portland Water Bureau is doing maintenance work near the Union Hall, and our phones are down as a result. We don't yet know when phone service will be restored, but we [...]

Portland’s Pride Parade is coming up!

Portland's local Pride Parade is coming up on Sunday, June 17th, and we'll be marching together with our siblings in the AFL-CIO as part of a unified labor delegation! We'll gather at Portland's North Park [...]

By | 2018-05-31T10:22:08+00:00 May 31st, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Portland’s Pride Parade is coming up!

Event recap: Workers Rights Board hearing on TriMet LIFT

On May 17th, we worked with Portland Jobs with Justice to hold a hearing of the Portland-area Workers Rights Board, concerning paratransit service in Portland. Paratransit, branded in and around Portland as TriMet LIFT, is provided [...]

By | 2018-05-23T09:55:20+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Event recap: Workers Rights Board hearing on TriMet LIFT

Candidates for ATU 757 Offices

This past Monday was the nomination meeting for candidates for union office for the 2018 ATU 757 election. For your information, below is a list of all candidates for top executive office as well as [...]

Oregon Election Results and ATU Endorsements

Last night was Oregon's primary election - here's how the candidates endorsed by ATU Local 757 fared: Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor & Industries (BOLI), nonpartisan: we endorsed Val Hoyle, who WON with nearly [...]

By | 2018-05-16T08:52:17+00:00 May 16th, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Oregon Election Results and ATU Endorsements

Notice: Open Session for Candidates to View ATU 757’s Membership List

Attention candidates for Union office - Election Committee Chair John Jamison will be holding open office hours on Thursday, May 22nd for candidates to inspect the Union's membership list. He will be available from 9am [...]

By | 2018-05-15T14:58:59+00:00 May 15th, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Notice: Open Session for Candidates to View ATU 757’s Membership List

Company Policies on Campaigning for Union Office

Sisters & brothers, it's election season at ATU 757, and candidates are asking - what exactly can I do or not do on company property when it comes to campaigning for office? The ATU 757 [...]

By | 2018-05-15T14:54:39+00:00 May 8th, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Company Policies on Campaigning for Union Office

ATU 757 Endorses Candidates for the May 15th Primary Election

On May 15th, voters in Oregon will cast their ballots in the state's primary election. Because it's an election year, that means one thing: candidates for elected offices across this state are reaching out to [...]

By | 2018-05-01T12:26:22+00:00 May 1st, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on ATU 757 Endorses Candidates for the May 15th Primary Election

Celebration of Life for Ron Heintzman

Ron Heintzman’s family has asked us to share the information for his celebration of life and cordially invite all who would like to attend:   Date: Saturday, May 5th, 2018 Time: 1:00 - 3:00pm Location: [...]

Celebrating TriMet Operator Tofer Griffin

Okay, you've heard us say it before - we've got a lot of creative folks in this Union, from artists to singers to activists and everyone in between. But did you know we have a [...]

By | 2018-04-18T11:25:14+00:00 April 18th, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Celebrating TriMet Operator Tofer Griffin

2018 ATU Election Committee notice: How to Report Election Violations

Please see the notice below from ATU 757 2018 Election Committee Chair John Jamison, concerning the process for reporting alleged violations of the rules and procedures governing this year's ATU 757 elections:

By | 2018-04-17T09:35:13+00:00 April 17th, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on 2018 ATU Election Committee notice: How to Report Election Violations
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