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Rally in Support of Portland Public Schools Bus Drivers

Special Education bus drivers at Portland Public School transport our community's most vulnerable students while serving as essential parts of a student's educational and support team. So why do these drivers earn poverty wages?  After [...]

By | 2018-04-03T13:28:17+00:00 April 3rd, 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 Rally in Support of Portland Public Schools Bus Drivers

Demand TriMet Support Rider Advocates on March 28th!

Last week, we announced a brand-new partnership with our long-time friends with OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon and Bus Riders Unite to bring back the Rider Advocate Program. Between 1994 and 2009, Rider Advocates served as a highly-recognizable presence [...]

By | 2018-03-21T12:06:09+00:00 March 21st, 2018|ATU 757, Retirees, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on Demand TriMet Support Rider Advocates on March 28th!

Happy Transit Driver Appreciation Day!

Happy Transit Driver Appreciation Day, sisters & brothers! Today, we celebrate every one of the operators who move our cities, towns, and everywhere in between. This job is hard: long hours, few (if any) meal [...]

By | 2018-03-16T10:09:08+00:00 March 16th, 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 Happy Transit Driver Appreciation Day!

ATU Announces Partnership with OPAL Environmental Justice to Improve Safety on Transit

ATU Local 757 is excited to announce a new partnership with OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon and Bus Riders Unite to develop a new Rider Advocate program, dedicated to improving safety on transit. This partnership is [...]

By | 2018-03-16T08:32:46+00:00 March 16th, 2018|ATU 757, Retirees, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on ATU Announces Partnership with OPAL Environmental Justice to Improve Safety on Transit

TriMet Completes Sham Hiring Process, Appoints Doug Kelsey Next General Manager

Today, over ATU 757's strong objections, TriMet's Board of Directors officially appointed Doug Kelsey, current Chief Operating Officer, as the company's next General Manager. For more information about the sham hiring process and the problems [...]

By | 2018-02-28T11:52:42+00:00 February 28th, 2018|ATU 757, Retirees, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|Comments Off on TriMet Completes Sham Hiring Process, Appoints Doug Kelsey Next General Manager

A Snowy Weather Thank You to Transit Workers

All over Oregon and southern Washington, communities are dealing with snow, ice, and all of the nastiness that brings. Many folks in our community have gotten snow days - but transit workers everywhere are still [...]

By | 2018-02-21T14:27:59+00:00 February 21st, 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 A Snowy Weather Thank You to Transit Workers

Win a FREE copy of “JUST DRIVE: Life in the Bus Lane”

Our union is full of creative folks. We've got singers, dancers, artists, and at least one professional clown (no, we're not kidding about that). Today, we want to celebrate one of our creative folks, the [...]

By | 2018-02-20T10:14:58+00:00 February 20th, 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 Win a FREE copy of “JUST DRIVE: Life in the Bus Lane”

Memorial service for Donald H. Phillips

ATU 757 Members are invited to attend: Service for Donald H. Phillips on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 2:30pm. Willamette National Cemetery 11800 SE Mt. Scott Blvd. Portland, OR 97086-6937 Reception to follow, VFW 7118 [...]

By | 2018-02-20T08:04:16+00:00 February 20th, 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 Donald H. Phillips

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

Nominations and Vote for ATU Local 757 Elections Committee

NOTICE: NOMINATIONS AND VOTE FOR ATU LOCAL 757 ELECTIONS COMMITTEE   WHAT: Nominations for the 2018 Elections Committee WHO: ATU members in good standing who will not be candidates WHEN: You must submit your nomination [...]

By | 2018-02-28T11:25:41+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 Nominations and Vote for ATU Local 757 Elections Committee

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
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