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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 [...]

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:

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

“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, [...]

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