59th International Convention

We have been directed by the Amalgamated International Union office to hold an election to nominate Local 569 Delegates to attend the 59th International Convention on September 23-27, 2019. All active local 569 Members in good standing for the last two (2) years prior to May 1, 2019 are eligible to run for the position…

Long Term Disability Review 2018

The LTD Advisory Committee and the ATU Local 569 met to review the ATU LTD fund actuarial report for the year ended December 31, 2018. Due to a significant increase in Members who have gone onto the Long-Term Disability Plan (ATU Local 569 Members of 137 currently on the plan) over the past few years,…

New driver safety shields installed on Edmonton buses

Eight months after Edmonton bus driver Mike Kostelny was stabbed 22 times by a teenager in a violent unprovoked attack, the first driver safety shields were recently installed on four Edmonton Transit Service buses. Local 569-Edmonton, AB has been pushing for the shields for the last couple of years and is happy to see them…