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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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:

2018 ATU 757 Elections – Request for Updated Addresses

Below you will find the official notice from ATU 757's 2018 Election Committee concerning the need to ensure that your address is up-to-date in the Union's records. If you need to reach the Election Committee [...]

ATU 757’s 2018 Election Committee – Membership

Below you will find the official notice of committee membership issued by the Election Committee conducting the 2018 ATU 757 union elections. If you need to contact the Election Committee, please call (503) 232-9144 extension [...]

In Memoriam: Ron Heintzman, 1953-2018

Today, ATU Local 757 is mourning former ATU 757 and ATU International President Ron Heintzman, who passed away on April 2nd, 2018 at age 65. Ron joined TriMet in 1982 as a Transit Police Officer, [...]

Rally in Support of Portland Public Schools Bus Drivers

Special Education bus drivers at Portland Public School transport our community's most vulnerable students while serving as essential parts of a student's educational and support team. So why do these drivers earn poverty wages?  After [...]

Happy Transit Driver Appreciation Day!

Happy Transit Driver Appreciation Day, sisters & brothers! Today, we celebrate every one of the operators who move our cities, towns, and everywhere in between. This job is hard: long hours, few (if any) meal [...]

A Snowy Weather Thank You to Transit Workers

All over Oregon and southern Washington, communities are dealing with snow, ice, and all of the nastiness that brings. Many folks in our community have gotten snow days - but transit workers everywhere are still [...]

Win a FREE copy of “JUST DRIVE: Life in the Bus Lane”

Our union is full of creative folks. We've got singers, dancers, artists, and at least one professional clown (no, we're not kidding about that). Today, we want to celebrate one of our creative folks, the [...]

Memorial service for Donald H. Phillips

ATU 757 Members are invited to attend: Service for Donald H. Phillips on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 2:30pm. Willamette National Cemetery 11800 SE Mt. Scott Blvd. Portland, OR 97086-6937 Reception to follow, VFW 7118 [...]

Memorial Service for Stanley “Big Stan” Wheeler

We know many of our members have been asking for information about memorial services for Stanley Wheeler, also known as Big Stan, who passed away earlier this month. Stan retired in 2014 as a Road [...]

Memorial Service for Edward Phillips

Sisters & brothers, we want to pass along information about services for retired ATU 757 member Edward Phillips, who passed away late last month. The public viewing will be held 10:00 - 10:45am on Saturday, [...]

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