Don’t Forget – Annual Picnic This SUNDAY!

Don't forget - THIS SUNDAY, July 22nd, is the ATU Annual Picnic at Blue Lake Park. Join us from 10am to 4pm for food, fun, and family! And we're thrilled to announce that food and [...]

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 [...]

ATU Activists Recognized by the NW Oregon Labor Council

We were so thrilled to nominate four outstanding activists from Local 757 for recognition at the Northwest Oregon Labor Council's Labor Appreciation Night! Jacob, Thomas, Beth, and Charisse are just four of the dedicated members [...]

Happy Birthday, ATU 757!

We reached a milestone today, sisters & brothers - 101 years ago, the Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employes of America Division Number 757 was chartered! Since 1917, this Local has grown to [...]

Supreme Court Ruling in Janus Case and ATU’s Next Steps

Sisters & brothers, the Supreme Court has issued its ruling in Janus v. AFSCME, and the result is exactly what we expected: the Court held that unions can no longer collect fair-share fees from public-sector [...]

June 2018 e-newsletter

    View this email in your browser What's New at ATU?  June 2018 edition Welcome to the latest edition of ATU 757's e-newsletter for members, with updates about what's happening inside your union, in the world [...]

Stay Safe in the Summer Heat!

Across Oregon and southern Washington, temperatures are rising - it's going to be 90 degrees in Medford, Walla Walla, and Portland today, and the rest of the region isn't much cooler. ATU wants you to [...]

ATU on KBOO Community Radio

Last night, our LIFT Region 2 Liaison Officer Cathy Redwine, staff Communications Coordinator Andrew Riley, and ATU friend/union-side labor lawyer Barbara Diamond were on KBOO Community Radio to discuss our campaign to improve paratransit service in [...]

ATU Election Results

TrueBallot and the Election Committee have finished tabulating the ballots in our officer elections - below you will find the official tally of votes for the "Top Three" officers, Executive Board Officers, and Liaison Officers. [...]

Union Hall Phone Lines Are DOWN

Sisters and brothers, the Portland Water Bureau is doing maintenance work near the Union Hall, and our phones are down as a result. We don't yet know when phone service will be restored, but we [...]

Portland’s Pride Parade is coming up!

Portland's local Pride Parade is coming up on Sunday, June 17th, and we'll be marching together with our siblings in the AFL-CIO as part of a unified labor delegation! We'll gather at Portland's North Park [...]

Event recap: Workers Rights Board hearing on TriMet LIFT

On May 17th, we worked with Portland Jobs with Justice to hold a hearing of the Portland-area Workers Rights Board, concerning paratransit service in Portland. Paratransit, branded in and around Portland as TriMet LIFT, is provided [...]

Candidates for ATU 757 Offices

This past Monday was the nomination meeting for candidates for union office for the 2018 ATU 757 election. For your information, below is a list of all candidates for top executive office as well as [...]

Oregon Election Results and ATU Endorsements

Last night was Oregon's primary election - here's how the candidates endorsed by ATU Local 757 fared: Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor & Industries (BOLI), nonpartisan: we endorsed Val Hoyle, who WON with nearly [...]

Notice: Open Session for Candidates to View ATU 757’s Membership List

Attention candidates for Union office - Election Committee Chair John Jamison will be holding open office hours on Thursday, May 22nd for candidates to inspect the Union's membership list. He will be available from 9am [...]

Company Policies on Campaigning for Union Office

Sisters & brothers, it's election season at ATU 757, and candidates are asking - what exactly can I do or not do on company property when it comes to campaigning for office? The ATU 757 [...]

ATU 757 Endorses Candidates for the May 15th Primary Election

On May 15th, voters in Oregon will cast their ballots in the state's primary election. Because it's an election year, that means one thing: candidates for elected offices across this state are reaching out to [...]

Celebration of Life for Ron Heintzman

Ron Heintzman’s family has asked us to share the information for his celebration of life and cordially invite all who would like to attend:   Date: Saturday, May 5th, 2018 Time: 1:00 - 3:00pm Location: [...]

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