TRANSIT UNION BANNER ACTION ON EDMONTON MAYOR AND CANADIAN MINISTER

Edmonton—As Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson and Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna took turns re-announcing funding that already existed and touting ‘good union jobs’ on an Edmonton Transit platform, transit workers took over the stage with a banner of the heads of over 1500 transit workers in the ATU with the emblazoned words: “STOP CONTRACTING OUT OUR…

Community Connections Survey

To all ATU 569 members: Building power means standing together and standing tall. But it also means forging relationships with like minded community groups. In our pursuit of a great collective agreement, we’re asking you to share your connections. By clicking the link below, you’ll see our request. We will not connect with them without…

Telephone Town Hall meeting

Who:    All ATU Local 569 members What:   Union Telephone Townhall Meeting When: This Friday, July 16 at 7pm (1 hour) Where: On your phone. Why:    ETS Main Bargaining Update & Cleaners’ RFP – Next Steps. This will be the usual format for TTH meetings: You’ll get a message telling you when to expect the link in call and then…

Mayor Supports Firing Cleaners

Please see the attached media release published at 7 am this morning. ATU will not stop trying to save the cleaners’ and fare maintainers’ jobs   In Solidarity, Steve Bradshaw President/Business Agent ATU Local 569

Keeping the Pressure On!

On Monday, July 05, city council will debate and vote on OUR motion. Yes, ours. Your commitment got the motion to save 149 of our sisters’ and brothers’ jobs.Now, need you to step up one more time. Over the weekend, I’ll be composing A letter to counsellors asking them to understand the importance of keeping…

Arbitration Award – Photo Radar\Red Light Tickets

Sometime in 2018, ATU initiated a grievance about photo radar/red light tickets. The City requires operators to both pay the ticket and receive discipline for infractions. The Union has always felt that this is both unfair and unreasonable. Today, almost 3 years later, the arbitrator’s award was released. In a two-to-one decision, with the City…