Blind Spot News

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Privatization Campaign Update

On May 30, ATU 569 members met at our Union hall to build on the efforts of our President, Mark Tetterington, in a fight against the City of Edmonton.  Many of you signed up that night to join this fight, and many more have your backs, waiting for the call to action. In the meantime,…

Long Term Disability Fund Update

Attention all City of Edmonton ATU Members Recently the Union reviewed our members Long Term Disability (LTD) Fund and it was agreed, there will be no surplus distribution this year. The number of members on LTD: In 2015 there were 97 members In 2016 the number of members rose all the way up to 108…

Anti-Privatization of Public Transit

Recently we had our Action Committee Meeting which had a great turnout. Approximately 50 members showed up to learn more about what the City is planning in regards to Privatization of Edmonton’s Public Transit. Our meeting even got some media attention from Global. To learn more about the City’s privatization plans read this story from Macleans on Uber’s…

Anti-Privatisation Campaign of Edmonton Transit

Anti-Privatisiation Campaign of Edmonton Transit Re: Uberization of Transit Service As most of you are aware, the City of Edmonton is looking at dropping service from lower volume areas of Edmonton and replacing it with subsidised Ride Sharing (Uber). This is another example of the City trying to privatise another City Department. We need to…

Notley addresses CLC

Darlene Malayko joins all of the delegates from Alberta in welcoming Rachel Notley to the CLC Conference being held in Toronto.