Attention ATU 757 members at TriMet LIFT / First Transit Regions 1 and 2: each region’s negotiating team has reached a Tentative Agreement on new contracts with First Transit. We are recommending a YES vote on each. Negotiations are still ongoing in Region 3, and we’re hard at work trying to secure an agreement there.
Members should receive a copy of your Region’s specific Tentative Agreement / contract proposal in your boxes at work. If you have not received a copy, please reach out to your Liaison Officer: Warren Hoeft in Region 1, Cathy Redwine in Region 2.
Region 1 members will vote on your Tentative Agreement on Monday, October 8th. The vote will take place at the Doubletree Hilton Portland, in the Halsey Room, 1000 NE Multnomah, Portland. Voting will be open from 6:00am to 8:00pm to give members ample time to read the contract, ask questions, and cast your votes.
Region 2 members will vote on your Tentative Agreement on Wednesday, October 10th. The vote will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn, in the Rose Garden Room, 15520 NW Gateway Court, Beaverton. Voting will be open from 6:00am to 8:00pm to give members ample time to read the contract, ask questions, and cast your votes. Region 2 members are also invited to informational meetings TODAY (Thursday 10/4) at 1:30pm and 6:00pm, at the Peppermill Restaurant, 17455 SW Farmington Rd, Beaverton. Vice President Jon Hunt will be present to answer any questions about the Tentative Agreement.