ATU 569 Retirement Banquet 2021 Cancelled

After careful consideration and in view of the rising COVID curve in Edmonton, the Union has taken the decision to, once again, cancel our retirement banquet, which was scheduled for September 25, 2021. It’s very important to us to celebrate our members’ careers and we look forward to gathering together to do that, perhaps in…

Mandatory Vaccination Policy Statement

In consideration to mandatory vaccination policies in Canada, CLC ( Canadian Labour Congress) affiliates, including ATU Canada, discussed and identified several common concerns, priorities and principles with the goal of establishing a policy with the effort of capturing labour’s principles and priorities. ATU Canada president, John Di Nino, and Executive of ATU Local 569 fully support CLC’s policy statement…

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