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Contract Negotiations Update

The ATU 757 TriMet Wage Committee met with the TriMet negotiations team today, April 14, 2017.  While the Union remains hopeful that the parties will reach an agreement, it is clear that Randy Stedman, TriMet's [...]

By | 2017-04-14T19:25:47+00:00 April 14th, 2017|TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on Contract Negotiations Update

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!

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 | 2017-03-22T17:27:08+00:00 March 23rd, 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

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

ATU 757 Wage Committee Met With TriMet for Their 2nd Negotiation Session.

Dear Members, Today the ATU 757 Wage Committee met with TriMet for the second day of contract negotiations. TriMet presented both a Package Proposal and Individual Responses to ATU Proposals. You can find a link [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:50:57+00:00 February 16th, 2017|ATU 757, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on ATU 757 Wage Committee Met With TriMet for Their 2nd Negotiation Session.

Apprenticeship Opportunities

The following apprentice positions are now open. Successful bidders will be notified by their respective Maintenance Trainer as to the Program’s actual start date. PROGRAM Bus Maintenance – BUS Facilities Maintenance – FAC Signal Maintainer [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:50:57+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on Apprenticeship Opportunities

ATU757 Testimony at TriMet Board Meeting

ATU757 President Shirley Block, Anthony Forrester, and Terrance Howard testified at the TriMet Board Meeting on January 25,2017. Feel free to join us at the next TriMet board meeting we attend and help us show solidarity. [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:50:57+00:00 January 26th, 2017|ATU 757, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on ATU757 Testimony at TriMet Board Meeting

Next Negotiations With TriMet

The next contract negotiation session between ATU757 and TriMet will be held on February 16, 2017, from 1-5pm. Our team would have like to have had a full day of negotiations, but TriMet was not [...]

By | 2017-01-24T13:26:43+00:00 January 24th, 2017|ATU 757, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on Next Negotiations With TriMet

Initial ATU757-TriMet Contract Proposals

The Union met with the TriMet negotiation team this morning to exchange contract proposals.  This begins the 150 day timeline in the negotiations process. TriMet did not wish to propose or entertain any ground rules, [...]

By | 2017-01-09T14:38:49+00:00 January 9th, 2017|ATU 757, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on Initial ATU757-TriMet Contract Proposals

TriMet Attempts to Cause Chaos With Job Posting

I write in response to your December 16, 2016 letter to ATU regarding LRV wrapping and TriMet's posting for a new position of  Light Rail Vehicle Body and Paint Technician.  ATU requests you immediately  remove [...]

By | 2016-12-22T17:06:13+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|ATU 757, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on TriMet Attempts to Cause Chaos With Job Posting

Tracking Faster

We have already experienced snow and ice conditions this year, and we anticipate more coming soon. Unfortunately, TriMet has not appropriately prepared for these bad weather conditions, and is assuming our members will bail them out once [...]

By | 2016-12-12T20:26:39+00:00 December 12th, 2016|ATU 757, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on Tracking Faster

Suspending Hours of Service

It has come to our attention that garage manager Bob Seeley has requested suspending Hours of Service due to a weather emergency and received your approval. Please see attached Memorandum of Agreement that describes how [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:50:57+00:00 December 12th, 2016|ATU 757, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on Suspending Hours of Service

TriMet Not Honoring Previously Approved Vacation

Members, It has come to our attention that TriMet is not honoring previously approved vacation and/or denying requested vacation based on business need.  Please be advised that your vacation is a bargained for right, and [...]

By | 2016-12-08T16:10:32+00:00 December 8th, 2016|ATU 757, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on TriMet Not Honoring Previously Approved Vacation

October TriMet Board Meeting

Join us at the TriMet Board meeting on October 26th at 9:00 am. Come and hear your maintenance brothers and sisters testify about their current issues. We are hoping for a big show of support [...]

By | 2016-10-19T13:02:50+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Retirees, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on October TriMet Board Meeting

ATU Orientation at TriMet

Once again, we have found ourselves in a situation where everything was going fine until Randy Stedman showed up. This morning ATU 757 President and Vice President, along with your maintenance Executive Board Officers, were [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:51:00+00:00 August 17th, 2016|TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on ATU Orientation at TriMet
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