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ATU Local 757 News & Info

ATU CentenniaI Banquet RSVP

ATTENTION ATU-757 MEMBERS 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 [...]

By | May 16th, 2017|Categories: ATU 757|Tags: |Comments Off on ATU CentenniaI Banquet RSVP

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 | May 7th, 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|Comments Off on SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE

Overtime Pay

Do you get paid for overtime work? The House of Representatives just passed a bill you may want to know about. The measure, backed by Republicans, would let employers give workers paid time off instead [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Categories: ATU 757|Comments Off on Overtime Pay

Trolley Days

Talk about a labor of love. Dozens of volunteers make each trip on the Willamette Shore Trolley a fun, safe and memorable adventure with a little history thrown in for  measure. Come see and enjoy the [...]

By | April 28th, 2017|Categories: ATU 757, Retirees|Tags: |Comments Off on Trolley Days

Can’t Trump Oregon

We are proud to announce the launch of a new website from the Oregon AFL-CIO called Can’t Trump Oregon! This page will serve as a way for working people to learn about the threats we [...]

By | April 20th, 2017|Categories: ATU 757|Tags: |Comments Off on Can’t Trump Oregon

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 | April 13th, 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|Tags: |Comments Off on Union-Made in America Easter
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All ATU 757 Events

  1. Retired Member Chapter meeting

    November 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am PDT
  2. Portland Veteran’s Day Parade

    November 11 @ 8:15 am - 11:00 am PST

Meet Your Full Time Officers

SHIRLEY BLOCK

President – Business Representative

ATU 757
1801 NE Couch Street
Portland, OR 97232

Phone: 971-300-2780
Email: president@atu757.org

Shirley is the first woman, and the first African-American, to be elected President – Business Representative of Division 757 since it began in 1917. She grew up in Florida and Michigan, the daughter of migrant laborers. Once she graduated from university with her nursing license she worked in Detroit’s Henry Ford Hospital before moving to Portland in 1974 for the weather.

She worked as a nurse, and then got a job as a TriMet bus operator in 1981. She also married and raised children of her own, as well as 11 foster children. Her daughter currently works at TriMet, as did her husband, now retired. In the 34 years Block worked at TriMet, she’s been a bus operator, fare inspector, field operations coordinator, and road supervisor. She’s also served several terms as a member of the Union Executive Board.

JONATHAN HUNT

Vice President – Assistant Business Representative

ATU 757
1801 NE Couch Street
Portland, OR 97232

Office Phone: 503-232-9144
Cell Phone: 503-780-2263
E-Mail: vpresident@atu757.org

Jon Hunt grew up in a union household. His father was an ATU Executive Board Officer for over eight years before retiring from TriMet. Jon served as a noncommissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps. He worked for the Burlington Northern Railroad and started out at TriMet as a mini-run bus operator. He moved to become a maintenance helper, completed the diesel mechanic apprenticeship program, and was a journeyman mechanic for the last three years before his election as Vice President-Assistant Business Representative for the first time in August 2002.

While in TriMet maintenance, he became a Shop Steward and was an Executive Board Officer for two years. In August 2003 he received a certificate of graduation from the University of Oregon Labor and Education Research Center 56 hour U-Lead certificate program.

Jon is married to Joyce and has two children: Jake and Joshua.

MARY LONGORIA

Financial Secretary Treasurer-Recording Secretary

ATU 757
1801 NE Couch Street
Portland, OR 97232

Office phone: 503-232-9144
Cell Phone: (971) 300-2778
E-Mail: fstreasurer@atu757.org

Mary is married to Jamie Longoria, he started working for TriMet as a helper in the Maintenance Department and moved on to the Field Equipment Maintenance where he currently works as a Journeyman Fare Maintenance Technician.

Before being elected as Financial Secretary, Mary worked as a Fare Revenue Specialist. She has worked in all of the specialized sales programs, with progressive responsibility including: Online Sales, Pass by Mail, TriMet Ticket Office, and the Outlet Sales Department. She has been Shop Steward in the department for 6 years and is involved in outside union activities including being a member of Jobs with Justice

Jamie and Mary have been married for 23+ years and have two adult children, Nicole and Derek. They enjoy hiking, walking, running, and taking their dog to the dog park.