Great News in Maintenance

Good Day all! – great news for many Maintenance redeployed recalls/ Fleet Services Fall sign up / new Bus Cleaner hires in Edmonton We recently received word that the City of Edmonton secured the funding to have all of our maintenance redeployed staff return to their regular jobs. Communications to those effected should be going…

Breaking News

Amalgamated Transit Union Employee Recall Notices will go out to our laid off Operators on July 31st for a Return to work on August 30th, 2020. This is fantastic news and will allow our members who were laid off and redeployed a return to normalcy for them. It has been a long hard road for…

COVID Update in the Workplace

Late last Friday, July 17, a member of Local 569 reported that he had tested positive for COVID 19. He is currently isolated and recovering. We send our sympathy and wish him well in his recovery. The Union was contacted by the City on Saturday morning with the news and we have been kept advised…

Keep the Pressure On!

Friend: Our pressure is starting to work. Jason Kenney’s anti-worker legislation is being debated in the Legislature as you read this. Because so many of you took action, we’re seeing MLAs speak out against it. But the UCP are ramming their Trump-style rules through, and we’re running out of time to fight back. We need…

Lots Happening at the Union

Wherever you are: We’ve attached 3 documents for your information. One is a letter from all of the Coalition Presidents to all of the Coalition Membership. It talks briefly about the looming end of the Letter of Understanding related to the temporary layoffs and about the changes coming to the City. One is a copy…

COVID Positive?

Yesterday evening, July 08, Edmonton Transit Fleet Maintenance announced that one of their employees at Andrews Garage had tested positive for COVID-19. The Union sends our best wishes for a speedy recovery to this member. The member was last on the job on July 05. The response at Andrews was swift and thorough. Immediate disinfection…