PPS 2017-11-27T13:29:31+00:00

Portland Public Schools

Officers & Contracts

Your Officers

Charisse Wall

Executive Board
Portland Public Schools
501 N Dixon
P.O. Box 3107
Portland, OR 97208
Phone: (360) 798-9843
charisse_w21@yahoo.com

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Your Contract

Contract Details

Portland Public Schools, Student Transportation Services
716 NE Marine Dr
Portland, OR 97217
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Represents about 72 members

Property News

The latest news impacting PPS

(From PPS, the 757, National, and International)

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 a cell phone, hand-held two-way radio, or other hand-held electronic device while you're driving can earn you a huge fine - $260 [...]

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

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 | August 16th, 2017|Categories: 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
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Events

All ATU 757 Events

  1. Charter day meeting

    February 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
  2. Race and Labor: Building a More Just Economy

    February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm PST
  3. Salem Transit/MV Salem

    February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST
  4. Race and Labor: Building a More Just Economy

    February 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST