Amalgamated Transit Union

Type: Organization
Name: Amalgamated Transit Union
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Irate transit workers heckle city councillors

City of GuelphGuelph Police officers at Monday’s meeting included one who was posted inside council chambers, at the front of the hallway leading to doors used by council members to enter the chambers. Guelph TribuneDisgruntled transit workers made their ... [Published Guelph Tribune - 3 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Monument Realty: National Labor College secretly sought out better offer

Monument Realty sued the National Labor College in a last-minute bid to block the college from selling its 46-acre campus in Silver Spring to another buyer and force the college to sell to it instead.The effort now appears moot, as the college sold the ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - 10 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

National Labor College Sold to Transit Workers Union

SILVER SPRING, MD—The National Labor College campus here has been sold to the Amalgamated Transit Union for $31.4 million.The union, which has more than 190,000 members in the U.S. and Canada, is intending to relocate its international headquarters from ... [Published GlobeSt.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Sickout threat from Marta employees has some customers concerned

ATLANTA (CBS46) -Rebecca Amadi said she enjoys riding MARTA every day, but she may not feel that way next week. Some MARTA operators have threatened a massive sickout Monday because Amalgamated Transit Union 732 and MARTA have been unable to agree on ... [Published CBS Atlanta - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

A New Beginning for Progressive Labor Education & Activism as ATU Acquires National Labor College Campus

Media Contact: David Roscow, 202-537-1645 x254Washington, DC - Today marks a rebirth and reinvigorated commitment to education and progressive training for organized labor as the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) expands its long-standing union education ... [Published Noodls - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Transit Union pays $31.4 million for former National Labor College campus

The Amalgamated Transit Union has acquired the former National Labor College in Silver Spring and plans to continue to use it to train union workers, nearly a year after previous plans to convert the property into a church with additional residential ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Toronto bus driver caught running red light speaks out

TORONTO — A Toronto bus driver fired for running a red light and almost hitting a pedestrian says she couldn't have stopped safely.Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 113 released a letter penned by the driver, who was dumped by Toronto Transit Commission ... [Published CNEWS - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

It’s not collective bargaining

I am extremely disappointed with the way that Mayor Karen Farbridge, CAO Ann Pappert and the City of Guelph have vilified the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1189 in the media for rejecting the city’s offer.It seems that the City of Guelph is joining ... [Published Guelph Tribune - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Bus driver who ran red light ‘no longer with the TTC’ – but was the punishment just?

By | Daily Brew  –A Toronto bus driver who ran a red light and nearly struck a pedestrian is no longer with the Toronto Transit Commission, but some are calling for her to retain the job, pointing out that she is a single mother with two children.The ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Breaking: Some MARTA Workers Planning A Sick Out

WABE learned that some MARTA bus and rail operators are planning what they call a "massive sick out."It's reportedly over what they call "stalled" negotiations with the transit authority.Sources close to these talks told WABE some operators feel union ... [Published WABE - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Guelph transit lockout: Union to meet with city this week

Ken Driskell has been a bus driver in Guelph for 14 years. He says he is eager to reach a deal with the city and get back to his route. (Amanda Grant/CBC)The union representing Guelph transit workers will meet with the city this week as a lockout of employees ... [Published CBC - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

City of Guelph ready to consider ‘reasonable’ counter-offer from transit union

GUELPH — Mayor Karen Farbridge said Friday the City of Guelph is ready to consider a counter-offer from the transit union as the lockout enters its fifth day with no resolution in sight.In a written statement, Farbridge urged the Amalgamated Transit Union ... [Published Guelph Mercury - Jul 25 2014]

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"The principal development we're interested in is in developing the minds and skills of people to restore democracy from being stripped away from the U S and Canada" Hanley says
"We aren't commenting on the talks at all as per our release earlier this week" said city communication specialist Stewart McDonough in an email
"This is my only means of transportation at the present time, so I wouldn't be able to go to work. I hope it doesn't happen" said Amadi
...and training center will again be a hub of activity for ATU and the entire labor movement," says ATU International President Larry Hanley. "It represents a new beginning in terms of our capacity to train not only our leaders and members, but also those who work every day to improve the life of our society."

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Irate transit workers heckle city councillors [Published Guelph Tribune - 3 hours ago]
Former labor college campus sold to transit union [Published Gazette.net - 3 hours ago]
Monument Realty: National Labor College secretl... [Published Business First of Buffalo - 10 hours ago]
National Labor College Sold to Transit Workers ... [Published GlobeSt.com - 21 hours ago]
Prolonged Guelph Transit lockout would be dire ... [Published Guelph Mercury - Jul 30 2014]
Sickout threat from Marta employees has some cu... [Published CBS Atlanta - Jul 30 2014]
A New Beginning for Progressive Labor Education... [Published Noodls - Jul 30 2014]
Transit Union pays $31.4 million for former Nat... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 30 2014]
Toronto bus driver caught running red light spe... [Published CNEWS - Jul 30 2014]
Elections: Buys would promote industrial hemp, ... [Published Bellingham Herald - Jul 30 2014]
It’s not collective bargaining [Published Guelph Tribune - Jul 29 2014]
Many hit hard by Guelph Transit lockout [Published Guelph Mercury - Jul 29 2014]
TTC driver letter recounts her run through a re... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 29 2014]
California Medical Board › Consumer Watchdog Ca... [Published Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights - Jul 29 2014]
Bus driver who ran red light ‘no longer with th... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 29 2014]
UPDATE: MARTA and Union Officials Respond to Pl... [Published WABE - Jul 29 2014]
City and ATU To Resume Negotiations This Week [Published Fountain Pen - Jul 29 2014]
Toronto transit union chief asks for "compassio... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 28 2014]
Breaking: Some MARTA Workers Planning A Sick Out [Published WABE - Jul 28 2014]
Toronto Bus Driver Who Ran Red Light Loses TTC ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jul 28 2014]
Guelph transit lockout: Union to meet with city... [Published CBC - Jul 28 2014]
City of Guelph to meet with transit union this ... [Published Guelph Mercury - Jul 28 2014]
CA: Plan to Cut Slow Bus to SF, Add Express Trips [Published Mass Transit Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
Many city union workers to get 2.25 percent pay... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Jul 25 2014]
City of Guelph ready to consider ‘reasonable’ c... [Published Guelph Mercury - Jul 25 2014]
City says it’s waiting on counter-offer from Gu... [Published CTV News - Jul 25 2014]
Bus drivers locked out [Published Guelph Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
Truer words not yet offered about Guelph Transi... [Published Guelph Mercury - Jul 24 2014]
Biz Beat 7-24-2014 [Published Eugene Weekly - Jul 24 2014]
D.C. Political Roundup: Three Blacks Vie for At... [Published Washington Informer - Jul 24 2014]
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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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