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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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | August 17th, 2016|TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on ATU Orientation at TriMet

TriMet Requests Two Year Extension on Union Contract

This press release regarding the ATU 757 - TriMet contract was sent out today by the Local to all our local media contacts:   We have received TriMet's request to extend the contract for two [...]

By | May 16th, 2016|TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on TriMet Requests Two Year Extension on Union Contract

TriMet Probationary Period is 120 Days

Lately we have been hearing from some of our new TriMet members that they are being provided with conflicting information regarding the length of their probationary period. The answer to how long that period lasts [...]

By | May 13th, 2016|TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on TriMet Probationary Period is 120 Days
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