Kansas City Free Public Transit

Today, Kansas City became the first major American city to have fare-free public transit. City council voted unanimously to make city bus routes fare-free, reports KSHB, directing the city manager to develop and enact a plan. The city’s light rail was already free. Free bus service, which is expected to cost about $8 million, has been…

LAPP Pension Refund

If you did shift trades this year you may be owed some money which will be paid to you on pp. 26 of this year. You are eligible for a refund if you paid in more than the maximum allowable for your pension. Here is the letter that I received from the city.   Mark…

ATU Canada Inclusivity

Good day all, Thank you to the local leaders who have shared the ATU Canada Inclusivity Survey with members, and those who have taken the time to fill it out personally. We trust that you have taken the action required to distribute the ATU Canada Inclusivity Survey to all members of your local, by whichever means you regularly share…

Tentative Memorandum of Agreement

ATU Local 569 and Coalition Partners CSU 52 and IBEW 1007 have reached a tentative memorandum of agreement which our bargaining committee is recommending. The memorandum of agreement includes the following: ·        0% increase for 2019 ·        0% increase for 2020 ·        1% increase for January 1, 2021 ·        0.5% increase for June 20, 2021 The Coalition of Edmonton…