Mask Enforcement

This message is pertinent to ALL members, but most directly to Operators in St. Albert, Red Deer and Edmonton Main & DATS. I’m talking about the continuing problem of  how to train Transit Patrons on the importance of wearing a facemask. Daily we receive calls and messages from members expressing their frustration with passengers who…

Count Me In

Sisters and Brothers: The very successful action to encourage members to “sign on” to our union contract campaign will wrap up in December. We appreciate everyone who has declared their support to build a really strong union as we move, once again, into negotiations and toward the 2021 Municipal Election, now less than one year…

Service Impacts from New COVID Restrictions

Since the announcement of new restrictions and modified school closures yesterday, many members are concerned about the impact to Transit Service and their jobs. We’ve been in touch with scheduling for Edmonton Transit and St. Albert Transit and we’re still waiting to hear from Red Deer. We’ll send along a supplementary message for Red Deer…

Digital Rally Invitation

Dear ATU Comrades, ATU Canada has proudly partnered with a coalition of transit allies – rider groups, environmental societies, labour partners – to coordinate provincial and federal letter campaigns to drive demands for emergency funding for public transit. We are pleased to invite you to our next action to garner momentum to win ongoing operational…

Top Up Grievance Resolved

This message is pertinent to those members who were laid off earlier this year and collected CERB benefits. The Union had negotiated a Supplemental Unemployment Benefit (SUB) plan with the City such that those who were laid off due to COVID would receive a top-up to their CERB benefit to about 75% of their regular…

AFL Action Alert

Alberta Federation of Labour Rally to support health care workers WHAT: Join us this Thursday for early morning rallies to support the health care workers who walked off the job last week. WHERE:  Edmonton – Royal Alexandra Hospital, 10240 Kingsway Avenue, main entrance on Kingsway Avenue Please RSVP and share the Edmonton Facebook Event Calgary…