OC Transpo operator morale at ‘all-time low’ because of handling of mandatory breaks, union boss says - The labour code requires Transpo to provide a 30-minute break for every five consecutive hours of work. Read More
BATHROOMS ARE A HUMAN RIGHT - ATU Local 1722 members recognize the basic human need for its transit workers to have safe, clean, and accessible restrooms.  Our drivers don’t have time to use the restrooms because the routesRead More...
ATU Canada - Another bad faith action from employers in British Columbia this time against ATU 134! West Vancouver Blue Bus drivers file complaint as labour contract set to expire Another labour dispute appears toRead More...
West Vancouver Blue Bus drivers file complaint as labour contract set to expire - The union representing West Vancouver’s Blue Bus workers, the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) 134, has filed an unfair labour practice complaint against the District of West Vancouver with the BC Labour RelationsRead More...
Committee at loggerheads over cityLINK - BY AL BEEBER – LETHBRIDGE HERALD ON FEBRUARY 4, 2022. LETHBRIDGE HERALD abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com The Civic Works Standing Policy Committee on Thursday failed to find consensus on two motions brought forward on theRead More...
The ATU salutes our fallen members - The ATU salutes our fallen members With the COVID-19 Delta variant continuing to spread, infections and deaths are rising across North America. This past week our Union lost more members bringing ourRead More...
The ATU applauds House passage of Infrastructure bill, holds zoom to discuss historic transit funding and critical worker safety measures - With historic funding to boost public transit, fix our nation’s crumbling infrastructure, and improve safety for workers and riders, the ATU applauds the passage of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs ActRead More...
CapMetro bus operators could receive up to a 30% increase in pay starting in 2022. - Austin Local reaches a tentative deal with strong wages increases for members bravely serving their communities throughout the pandemic. CapMetro bus operators could receive up to a 30% increase in pay startingRead More...
PUBLIC TRANSIT NEEDS EMERGENCY FUNDING NOW! - Most people don’t understand why transit is in crisis. Help raise awareness – watch this video – like and share. https://www.facebook.com/office.atucanada/videos/1279463425582634/ https://www.atucanada.ca/members-resources/emergency-federal-funding-0
GREYHOUND SHUT DOWN LEAVES MILLIONS WITHOUT TRANSIT…WHERE IS OUR GOVERNMENT? - Over 6 Million Canadians living in rural communities are left stranded without intercity transit that connects them to the rest of Canada and the US. – watch… Click on image to viewRead More...