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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

Union Hall phone and fax outage

UPDATE at 10:00am on December 8th: the service outage has been resolved, and email/phones/fax are working just fine. Thank you for your patience. Sisters and brothers, due to an intermittent service outage, phones, internet, and [...]

By | 2017-12-08T10:12:19+00:00 December 8th, 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 phone and fax outage

ATU Santa Party this Saturday, December 9th!

Don't miss out - ATU 757's Annual Santa Party is THIS SATURDAY, December 9th! We hope to see you and your families at the Salvation Army Rose Center (211 NE 18th Ave, Portland, OR 97232) [...]

By | 2017-12-06T12:51:08+00:00 December 6th, 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 ATU Santa Party this Saturday, December 9th!

Now available: “JUST DRIVE – Life in the Bus Lane”

We know a lot of members have already seen From the Driver Side, Deke N. Blue's blog about life as an operator in Portland. But have you heard about Deke's new book? JUST DRIVE: Life [...]

By | 2017-11-21T14:50:40+00:00 November 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 Now available: “JUST DRIVE – Life in the Bus Lane”

Online training: Introduction to Shop Stewards Session #3

Have you ever wondered what role shop stewards play in the Union? How and when to file a grievance? Or tips and tricks to understand your local contract? ATU International has you covered with [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:48:46+00:00 November 10th, 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 Online training: Introduction to Shop Stewards Session #3

Online training: Introduction to Shop Stewards Session #2

Have you ever wondered what role shop stewards play in the Union? How and when to file a grievance? Or tips and tricks to understand your local contract? ATU International has you covered with [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:48:24+00:00 November 8th, 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 Online training: Introduction to Shop Stewards Session #2

Join ATU 757 for the Portland Veterans’ Day Parade!

Don't forget - this Saturday (November 11th), ATU 757 will be honoring those who have served this country by marching in Portland's annual Veterans' Day Parade! Join your sisters and brothers at the Union Hall [...]

By | 2017-11-07T09:00:40+00:00 November 7th, 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 Join ATU 757 for the Portland Veterans’ Day Parade!

Online training: Introduction to Shop Stewards Session #1

Have you ever wondered what role shop stewards play in the Union? How and when to file a grievance? Or tips and tricks to understand your local contract? ATU International has you covered with [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:41:02+00:00 November 6th, 2017|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 Online training: Introduction to Shop Stewards Session #1

2017 Annual Retirees’ Christmas Luncheon

Retired sisters and brothers, you are cordially invited to join our annual Retirees' Christmas Luncheon! We'll be gathering on Monday, December 4th, 2017, 10:30am - 1:30pm, at the Double Tree Portland (1000 NE Multnomah Street). [...]

By | 2017-11-01T12:29:34+00:00 November 1st, 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 2017 Annual Retirees’ Christmas Luncheon

Presents from Partners Holiday Party referrals

Every year, our friends at Labor's Community Service Agency and NW Oregon Labor Council put on their Presents from Partners Children's Holiday Party, to make sure that working families in need have a chance to [...]

By | 2017-10-31T09:00:10+00:00 October 31st, 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 Presents from Partners Holiday Party referrals

“Right-to-work,” the Supreme Court, and ATU 757

Earlier this week, the US Supreme Court kicked off its new term, and they've agreed to hear a case that will likely make the entire country "right-to-work" for public-sector union members, like most of the [...]

By | 2017-10-05T10:42:33+00:00 October 5th, 2017|ATU 757, Bend, C-TRAN, Corvallis, First Student, First Transit, Lamar, Lane Transit, MV Canby, North Bonneville, PPS, Retirees, Rogue Valley, Salem, Tillamook, TriMet Bus, TriMet Rail, Valley Transit|Comments Off on “Right-to-work,” the Supreme Court, and ATU 757

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 | 2017-10-23T11:11:43+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|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
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