Amalgamated Transit Union

Type: Organization
Name: Amalgamated Transit Union
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Talks break down between city, Saskatoon Transit workers

SASKATOON – Barring a last minute deal, thousands of Saskatoon Transit riders will have to find another way to get around the city starting Saturday evening.Talks between the city and Amalgamated Transit Union Local 615 (ATU 615) broke off late Friday ... [Published Global News Canada - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

No deal reached as transit lockout looms

One day after the city served Saskatoon’s transit union a 48-hour lockout notice, the two sides have yet to reach a deal.Busses in the city could come to a halt starting Saturday night if the two sides can’t reach an agreement.“I really hope they reach ... [Published CTV News - 3 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Frustration mounting for transit users

SASKATOON – While the City and Transit Union work on agreeing to a deal, frustration is mounting for transit users, not knowing if they will have a way to get around the city come Saturday night at 9:01.If third year Engineering wasn’t challenging enough, ... [Published Global News Canada - 6 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Metro board ratifies contract with union

Metro Transit’s board of commissioners on Friday ratified a tentative labor agreement with the union that represents some 1,500 of its workers.The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 788 workers have worked without a contract since August 2010.The agreement, ... [Published St Louis Business Journal - 8 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Get On The Bus!

Public Forum Addresses Bus Transit in QueensBy In an effort to open up a public dialogue about bus service across the borough, the Queens Civic Congress and local chapters of the Amalgamated Transit Union hosted a Queens Bus Transit Forum on Thursday ... [Published Rockaway Wave - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 4 reports

City of Saskatoon issues lockout notice to transit union

Transit users in Saskatoon should start looking for alternative modes of transportation.The majority of busses in Saskatoon could stop running as soon as Saturday at 9 p.m. after the city served the Amalgamated Transit Union 615 (ATU 615), a lockout notice ... [Published Metro Canada - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

City of Saskatoon hands tansit union lock out notice

Union given 48-hours to reach a deal with cityBus service in Saskatoon could be suspended this weekend if a deal can't be reached between the city of Saskatoon and the union representing transit workers.The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) were handed ... [Published News Talk 980 CJME - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ottawa bus drivers, city remember tragic train-bus collision one year later

One of the darkest moments in Ottawa’s history will be on the minds of OC Transpo bus drivers and riders Thursday.On Sept. 18, 2013, six people died and more than 30 were injured when an OC Transpo bus collided with a Via Rail train near the Fallowfield ... [Published Metro Canada - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

City's bus troubles grind on with no end in sight

Transit riders in Saskatoon have now been struggling with reduced service and full buses for more than two weeks, as the city works to get transit back on track.Saskatoon Transit service has slowed to a crawl as it deals with what has been described as ... [Published CBC - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Metro, drivers and mechanics reach tentative deal on contract

ST. LOUIS • The Metro transit agency and the union representing its bus and train drivers and mechanics have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract.Representatives for the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 788 and Metro said the deal now must be ... [Published STLtoday.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Metro belt-tightening to save 150,000 hours of bus service

King County Metro Transit has found enough savings to limit its cuts to 400,000 bus service hours per year instead of the 550,000 hours proposed this spring, says General Manager Kevin Desmond.That news will change the game for Seattle voters in November, ... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Metro and workers reach tentative agreement

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Metro has reached a tentative agreement with members of the Amalgamated Transit Union.The union says the agreement preserves the “defined benefit pension plan”, increases wages and improves health care coverage.Workers will vote on ... [Published Fox 2 Now - Sep 17 2014]

Quotes

"We look forward to ratification by the employees and working together to build a better transit system to move our region forward" Metro President and CEO John Nations, said in a statement
...of the International Association of Machinists (IAM) Tom Buffenbarger saying that the goals of environmentalists and unionists were aligned: "As of late, an awareness has grown that our goals are the same. We want good air, clean water and access to the outdoors."
"Transit Union delays ... move us closer to freezing temperatures when our customers could be left out in the cold,” Marno McInnes said Thursday. "Taxpayers and transit customers need us to act now to resolve this.""
"We have a responsibility to protect the pension plan for the other 2,150 employees and eight other unions that are already on board," McInnes says. "We have promised that the plan will be there when they need it, and we will keep that promise."

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Talks break down between city, Saskatoon Transi... [Published Global News Canada - 2 hours ago]
Transit negotiations break down, lockout looms [Published News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours ago]
No deal reached as transit lockout looms [Published CTV News - 3 hours ago]
Frustration mounting for transit users [Published Global News Canada - 6 hours ago]
Saskatoon Transit riders nervous over looming l... [Published News Talk 980 CJME - 7 hours ago]
Metro board ratifies contract with union [Published St Louis Business Journal - 8 hours ago]
Metro board ratifies contract with drivers, mec... [Published STLtoday.com - 9 hours ago]
The Killer Fog That United Labor and Environmen... [Published The New Republic Online - 9 hours ago]
Get On The Bus! [Published Rockaway Wave - 19 hours ago]
City of Saskatoon issues lockout notice to tran... [Published Metro Canada - Sep 19 2014]
Update: City of Saskatoon hands transit union l... [Published News Talk 650 CKOM - Sep 19 2014]
Saskatoon gives lockout notice to transit union [Published CBC Hamilton - Sep 18 2014]
Civics, transit unions want new bus service [Published Queens Chronicle - Sep 18 2014]
CITY FORCED TO SERVE TRANSIT UNION LOCKOUT NOTICE [Published Noodls - Sep 18 2014]
City of Saskatoon hands tansit union lock out n... [Published News Talk 980 CJME - Sep 18 2014]
City serves lockout notice to Saskatoon transit... [Published CTV News - Sep 18 2014]
City's bus troubles grind on with no end in sight [Published CBC - Sep 18 2014]
Metro, drivers and mechanics reach tentative de... [Published STLtoday.com - Sep 18 2014]
Metro belt-tightening to save 150,000 hours of ... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 18 2014]
Ottawa bus drivers, city remember tragic train-... [Published Metro Canada - Sep 18 2014]
Metro and workers reach tentative agreement [Published Fox 2 Now - Sep 17 2014]
Metro, union reach tentative agreement [Published St Louis Business Journal - Sep 17 2014]
Transit union: Shorts and green to honour drive... [Published 580 CFRA - Sep 17 2014]
Transportation Board OK's MBTA raises, pension ... [Published Boston Herald - Sep 17 2014]
At Least Some Unions Step Up for Big Climate Ma... [Published ZNet - Sep 17 2014]
Frustrated Saskatoon Transit riders discuss uni... [Published Global News Canada - Sep 15 2014]
KEW GARDENS: Labor calls for minimum wage control [Published TimesLedger - Sep 14 2014]
Racial elements fuel dispute between Metro and ... [Published Fox 2 Now - Sep 13 2014]
WA: Metro Transit Workers Spurn Offer With 2-Ye... [Published Mass Transit Magazine - Sep 12 2014]
Metro Transit workers spurn offer with 2-year w... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 12 2014]
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Union Honcho: Get Big Money Out of Politics [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 08 2014]
A union that spent more than $1 million during the 2012 election is calling on Congress to ban big money donations. The Amalgamated Transit Union, which has more than $100 million at its disposal, according to federal labor filings, wants a constitutional ...
Pennsylvania School Bus Drivers Cut Ties with L... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jul 09 2014]
School bus drivers in Pennsylvania may have dealt a deep financial blow to a local union after voting overwhelmingly to cut ties. Nearly 90 percent of drivers from the Gateway School District voted to withdraw from Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local ...
Assaults on Transit Operators-Legislation Chang... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jun 18 2014]
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 18, 2014) - Representatives of the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) appeared before the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee today to testify in support of Bill S-221, An Act to Amend the Criminal ...
Media Advisory: Transit Representatives Testify... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jun 18 2014]
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 18, 2014) - Representatives of the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) will be appearing before the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee today, June 18 th , to testify in support of Bill S-221, ...
Watch TWU, ATU Members Rally for Jobs and Trans... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Jun 13 2014]
The Highway Trust Fund that helps states pay for transportation and transit construction and upkeep is  running out of money and layoffs could begin in July . Late last month, more than 1,000 Transport Workers ( TWU ) and Amalgamated Transit Union ( ...
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