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ATU 757’s 2018 Election Committee – Membership

Below you will find the official notice of committee membership issued by the Election Committee conducting the 2018 ATU 757 union elections. If you need to contact the Election Committee, please call (503) 232-9144 extension [...]

By | 2018-04-11T09:20:24+00:00 April 11th, 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 ATU 757’s 2018 Election Committee – Membership

In Memoriam: Ron Heintzman, 1953-2018

Today, ATU Local 757 is mourning former ATU 757 and ATU International President Ron Heintzman, who passed away on April 2nd, 2018 at age 65. Ron joined TriMet in 1982 as a Transit Police Officer, [...]

By | 2018-04-03T14:15:16+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 In Memoriam: Ron Heintzman, 1953-2018

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

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!

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

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
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