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First Transit Portland

Officers & Contracts

Your Officers

Kathleen Brown

Liaison Officer, Region 1[restrict level=”all-members”] First Transit Region 1
2800 NE Nela Street
Portland, OR 97210
Phone: (503) 819-9065
kahtirojas@aol.com[/restrict]

Cathy Redwine

Liaison Officer, Region 2[restrict level=”all-members”] First Transit Region 2
2055 SW Merlo Ct
Beaverton, OR 97006
Phone: (503) 332-6133
cathy.redwine@live.com[/restrict]

Matt Leist

Liaison Officer, Region 3[restrict level=”all-members”] First Transit Region 3
3705 SE 99th Avenue
Portland, OR
Phone: (503) 454-8280
marwmatl@gmail.com[/restrict]

Property News

The latest news impacting First Transit Portland

(From First Transit Portland, the 757, National, and International)

“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 | October 5th, 2017|Categories: 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 | October 2nd, 2017|Categories: 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 | September 12th, 2017|Categories: 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 | September 12th, 2017|Categories: 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 | September 1st, 2017|Categories: 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 | August 31st, 2017|Categories: 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
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Your Contract

Contract Details

First Transit, Region 1
2800 NW Nela
Portland, OR 97210[restrict level=”all-members”]Contracts (PDF):
First Transit R1[/restrict]

First Transit, Inc. Region 2/Tri-Met Lift
16400 SW Merlo Rd
Beaverton, OR 97006[restrict level=”all-members”]Contracts (PDF):
First Transit R2[/restrict]

First Transit, Inc. Region 3
3705 SE 99th Avenue
Portland, OR[restrict level=”all-members”]Contracts (PDF):
First Transit R3

Represents about 383 members[/restrict]

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