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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 [...]

By | 2018-05-15T14:54:39+00:00 May 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 Company Policies on Campaigning for Union Office

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 [...]

By | 2018-05-01T12:26:22+00:00 May 1st, 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 Endorses Candidates for the May 15th Primary Election

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: [...]

Celebrating TriMet Operator Tofer Griffin

Okay, you've heard us say it before - we've got a lot of creative folks in this Union, from artists to singers to activists and everyone in between. But did you know we have a [...]

By | 2018-04-18T11:25:14+00:00 April 18th, 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 Celebrating TriMet Operator Tofer Griffin

2018 ATU Election Committee notice: How to Report Election Violations

Please see the notice below from ATU 757 2018 Election Committee Chair John Jamison, concerning the process for reporting alleged violations of the rules and procedures governing this year's ATU 757 elections:

By | 2018-04-17T09:35:13+00:00 April 17th, 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 2018 ATU Election Committee notice: How to Report Election Violations

2018 ATU 757 Elections – Request for Updated Addresses

Below you will find the official notice from ATU 757's 2018 Election Committee concerning the need to ensure that your address is up-to-date in the Union's records. If you need to reach the Election Committee [...]

By | 2018-04-17T11:05:41+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 2018 ATU 757 Elections – Request for Updated Addresses

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

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
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