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Memorial Service for Stanley “Big Stan” Wheeler

We know many of our members have been asking for information about memorial services for Stanley Wheeler, also known as Big Stan, who passed away earlier this month. Stan retired in 2014 as a Road [...]

By | 2018-02-12T09:05:02+00:00 February 12th, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Memorial Service for Stanley “Big Stan” Wheeler

Memorial Service for Edward Phillips

Sisters & brothers, we want to pass along information about services for retired ATU 757 member Edward Phillips, who passed away late last month. The public viewing will be held 10:00 - 10:45am on Saturday, [...]

By | 2018-02-08T08:35:07+00:00 February 8th, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Memorial Service for Edward Phillips

Mistake in February edition of Retirees’ Corner in NW Labor Press

Retired sisters & brothers, please be advised that we made a mistake in the Retirees' Corner in this month's edition of the NW Labor Press. In the birthdays section, we accidentally repeated the list of [...]

By | 2018-02-06T10:22:19+00:00 February 6th, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Mistake in February edition of Retirees’ Corner in NW Labor Press

Independent Auditor’s Report on ATU 757 Finances

Brothers and Sisters, below you will find the independent auditor’s opinion of the financial statements of ATU 757, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017. Below that, for your convenience, you will find a [...]

By | 2018-02-05T13:54:17+00:00 February 5th, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Independent Auditor’s Report on ATU 757 Finances

Safety Violations in Central Oregon

We've got good news out of Central Oregon - Oregon OSHA has issued a citation to the Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council (COIC) requiring the company to improve working conditions for ATU-represented workers! Over the summer, [...]

By | 2018-02-02T11:09:50+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Safety Violations in Central Oregon

Black History Month events with LERC

February is Black History Month, and our friends at the Labor Education and Research Center (LERC) are hosting three FREE events, in Portland and Eugene, to celebrate and honor the occasion. We hope to see [...]

By | 2018-01-10T10:42:40+00:00 January 31st, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Black History Month events with LERC

UPDATE: TriMet to end practice of stranding sick operators

Good news, sisters & brothers - TriMet has officially announced it will end the practice of stranding sick operators on the side of the road when they call in during their shifts. Check out Elliot [...]

By | 2018-01-30T08:38:55+00:00 January 30th, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on UPDATE: TriMet to end practice of stranding sick operators

ANOTHER TriMet Bus Operator Stranded on the Side of the Road

It's happened again - an ill TriMet operator has been forced to find her own way back to the garage after being denied road relief by management. Sandy Guengerich is a TriMet bus operator out [...]

By | 2018-01-26T15:17:09+00:00 January 26th, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on ANOTHER TriMet Bus Operator Stranded on the Side of the Road

“Just Like You” – song from brothers Carl Faddis & Richard Shrope

Transit workers are a creative bunch. Throughout ATU 757, we've got authors - please check out Deke N. Blue's excellent book, "Just Drive - Life in the Bus Lane" if you haven't already - dancers, [...]

By | 2018-01-26T10:55:15+00:00 January 26th, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on “Just Like You” – song from brothers Carl Faddis & Richard Shrope

ATU 757 Endorses a YES Vote on Measure 101

ATU 757 is proud to endorse a YES vote on Measure 101 for the January 23rd Special Election in Oregon! Measure 101 is a temporary fee on some hospitals and insurance companies that would help [...]

By | 2018-01-23T09:44:59+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on ATU 757 Endorses a YES Vote on Measure 101

Changes to USDOT drug testing guidelines

Sisters & brothers, please be advised that the US Department of Transportation has changed its drug testing rules, and will begin testing for four synthetic opioids in DOT drug tests: oxymorphone, oxycodone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone. [...]

By | 2018-01-22T16:35:32+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Changes to USDOT drug testing guidelines

Union Hall holiday closures

Please note that the ATU 757 Union Hall will be closed Friday December 22nd and Monday December 25th in observance of Christmas. We will reopen on Tuesday December 26th - happy holidays, sisters & brothers!

By | 2017-12-21T10:08:08+00:00 December 21st, 2017|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on Union Hall holiday closures

2017 Santa Party photos

Happy holidays, sisters & brothers! Check out the joy on everyone's faces at this year's Annual ATU 757 Santa Party! Thanks for joining us to spread the holiday cheer far and wide this year, and [...]

By | 2017-12-19T12:04:36+00:00 December 19th, 2017|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Hood River, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on 2017 Santa Party photos
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