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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

Report from 55th Annual Oregon AFL-CIO Convention

  This past weekend was the Oregon AFL-CIO’s 55th Convention, the gathering and business meeting of AFL-CIO member unions held every two years. We were proud to send a strong delegation to the Convention to [...]

By | 2017-09-12T11:46:12+00:00 September 12th, 2017|ATU 757, Bend, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on Report from 55th Annual Oregon AFL-CIO Convention

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

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

Contract Ratification

Canby members have ratified their contract.

By | 2017-04-14T19:36:16+00:00 April 14th, 2017|MV Canby|Comments Off on Contract Ratification

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!

Oregon AFL-CIO THE COST OF ACA REPLACEMENT IN OREGON

Governor Kate Brown released a report last week, showing how much a repeal of the Affordable Care Act will cost Oregon. The report found that 23,000 healthcare jobs will be cut, and the rate of uninsured [...]

By | 2017-03-22T17:18:26+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|ATU 757, Bend, 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 Oregon AFL-CIO THE COST OF ACA REPLACEMENT IN OREGON

House GOP Health Plan Threatens Nearly One Million Oregonians

A Republican proposal to cut Medicaid recently unveiled in a congressional committee led by U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (OR) would likely cause hundreds of thousands of Oregonians to lose health insurance, undermine coverage for many [...]

By | 2017-03-18T11:53:34+00:00 March 18th, 2017|ATU 757, Bend, 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 House GOP Health Plan Threatens Nearly One Million Oregonians

House Bill 2717

Increases penalties for assault committed against employee of mass transit district or transpor-tation district if employee is assaulted while acting within scope of employment. Punishes by maxi-mum of five years’ imprisonment, $125,000 fine, or both. [...]

By | 2017-03-06T11:48:37+00:00 March 6th, 2017|ATU 757, Bend, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Lane Transit, MV Canby, PPS, Rogue Valley, Safety - Public, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on House Bill 2717
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