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Work Safety

Work safety is fundamental to labor’s mission Together, we will resist efforts to place profit over workers’ health and livelihoods By APRIL SIMS Protecting worker safety is fundamental to organized labor’s stated mission; it’s about [...]

By | 2019-04-30T14:36:59-07:00 April 30th, 2019|ATU 757|

Oregon AFL-CIO Weekly

Oregon AFL-CIO Weekly Update: From the Shop Floor to the CapitolApril 24, 2019 Expanding Prevailing Wage Law: Big Step Forward, More Work to Do Construction workers across the state realized a substantial milestone at the [...]

By | 2019-04-26T12:41:39-07:00 April 26th, 2019|ATU 757|

Proposed Bylaws Amendments

A reading will take place regarding proposed bylaws amendments that will be voted on at the June 10, 2019 Charter Meeting and subsequent Continuation Meetings that month. Proposed Bylaws Amendment 1Proposal Bylaws Amendment 2Proposal Bylaws [...]

Upcoming Labor Notes School

It’s bigger than one workplace. From plumbers to pile drivers and teachers to truckers, greedy corporations are pushing a coordinated agenda to slash wages, abolish pensions, outsource jobs, and gut public services. We’ll need unity [...]

Worker’s guide to heat safety

Dear brothers and sisters - it's scorching hot all over Oregon and southern Washington, and the temperature's over 100 degrees in the Portland metro area. One member recorded a temperature of nearly 110 degrees inside [...]

Labor Day Picnic

Hello Everyone! It's that time of year again, time for the 2017 Labor Day Picnic! Ride bracelets prices ($10.50 each this year), scrip ticket prices ($.50 cents each again this year), and shuttle train schedule. [...]

By | 2017-08-13T14:30:01-07:00 August 13th, 2017|ATU 757|

The 133° Transit Worker Toilet

This is what transit workers nationwide face every day. Lack of restroom facilities and tight or impossible schedules leave transit workers few options. Read more or click on image to view video.

By | 2017-08-14T15:31:20-07:00 August 4th, 2017|ATU 757|

Blood Drive – Labor for Life

It's that time of year again!!!  Time for you to do your part and donate blood at our 2017 Annual Labor Day Picnic Blood Drive!Now, more than ever, there is a shortage of blood, and [...]

By | 2017-07-31T12:02:51-07:00 July 31st, 2017|ATU 757|

A Transit Operator’s Story

No worker should have to choose whether or not to soil themselves, relieve themselves in public, or wear a diaper to work. It's inhumane, undignified, and wrong. Watch Sister Teress tell her story, and then [...]

By | 2017-08-14T14:21:42-07:00 July 28th, 2017|ATU 757|

I am in receipt of your letter dated July 13, 2017, reiterating your refusal to bargain over the recent change to SOP B903. I appreciate your reassurances that our members will be paid for filling [...]

By | 2017-07-20T16:28:40-07:00 July 20th, 2017|TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail|

TRIMET MERLO EXTRA BOARD LIAISON OFFICER

The position of TRIMET MERLO EXTRA BOARD LIAISON OFFICER has been filled. Your new Extra Board Liaison Officer is: Mark Harris Posting

By | 2017-07-17T20:36:01-07:00 July 17th, 2017|TriMet Bus|

Hours of Service

In response to inquiries from several local unions regarding the hours of service rules in their states, the following is a summary of the general principles related to restrictions on maximum hours a driver may work. Because [...]

By | 2017-07-12T17:32:49-07:00 July 12th, 2017|ATU 757|
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