Amalgamated Transit Union

Type: Organization
Name: Amalgamated Transit Union
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

City bus drivers, mechanics probably will get pay hike

City bus drivers and mechanics and other workers in the union will likely see a pay raise if City Council approves the contract amendment tonight.Tuesday the city finance committee gave a positive recommendation for council to approve a 2 1/2 percent ... [Published Sun Gazette - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

BART rider find bedbugs on SFO train

by Cornell BarnardBERKELEY, Calif. (KGO) -- BART is dealing with a rather unpleasant discovery on board one of its trains -- bedbugs. A BART rider made the discovery Thursday and notified officials.It's not the kind of thing you'd expect to find on your ... [Published KGO San Francisco - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Attack on Edmonton bus driver prompts calls for prepaid fares

EDMONTON – The cost to ride a bus in Edmonton is $3.20. Getting some passengers to pay that, though, can be a hazardous part of the job for drivers.Just this week a bus driver was punched in the face and had to get stitches after asking someone for payment. According ... [Published Global News Canada - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

City, transit workers hopeful for contract talks

The City of Saskatoon and the union representing transit workers met Wednesday, one day after workers voted overwhelmingly in favour of job action.“Our members have sent a strong message that what’s currently being offered to us does not meet their expectation ... [Published CTV News - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 5 reports

Saskatoon transit union votes in favour of strike

A union representing 415 public transit employees in Saskatoon has voted in favour of a strike mandate.On Tuesday, the union held two special meetings to inform its membership about how a proposal to calculate transit operators salary on a Western Canadian ... [Published Metro Canada - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Panel: TARTA drivers not in illegal strike

Published: 4/9/2014BY JIM PROVANCEBLADE COLUMBUS BUREAU CHIEFCOLUMBUS — A state panel ruled today that Toledo Area Rapid Transit Authority drivers providing transportation for disabled and elderly riders were not engaged in an illegal strike when 19 called ... [Published Toledoblade.com - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Students get a hand to take a stand against bullying

What do you get when you mix a freestyle rap about rainbows, flamingos and pickles, a fun host and bright pink shirts? An involved school looking to end bullying.From the Prince Philip Elementary School stage in the gym, high-energy motivational speaker ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 7 reports

Sky Harbor Airport Shuttle Drivers Go on Strike

Some bus drivers and curbside "ambassadors" at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport have gone on strike.The workers are employed by a transportation company called Veolia, which is under contract with the city for the airport service. Amalgamated Transit Union ... [Published Phoenix New Times - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

International Day of Pink

People across Canada are taking a stand to end bulling today for the .The day started in Nova Scotia in 2007, when two students saw a fellow classmate being bullied for wearing pink. They were able to get hundreds of students to also wear pink to support ... [Published CHCH.com - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Saskatoon Transit workers support strike action

Saskatoon transit workers have voted in favour of job action. Employees represented by Amalgamated Transit Union Local 615 voted 97 per cent in favour of strike action during meetings held Tuesday. ... [Published CTV News - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 3 reports

Amalgamated Transit Union Calls for Greater Protection for Transit Workers Following Assault on Bus Driver in Surrey BC

The Canadian Council of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) today expressed its sympathy and support for a TransLink bus driver who was viciously assaulted in Surrey, BC Wednesday ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 10 reports

Off the tracks

A Chicago Transit Authority train car rests on an escalator at the O'Hare Airport station after it derailed early Monday in Chicago. More than 30 people were injured after the train "climbed over the last stop, jumped up on the sidewalk and then went ... [Published TheDay.com - Mar 25 2014]

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...The authority was instructed to stop "engaging in a pattern or practice of repeated failures to timely process grievances" filed by the union
"The worst thing for the NTSB is to show up, know that we've issued recommendations from a previous accident where lives have been lost . and find out (that) if those recommendations had been closed and enacted, lives could have been saved" NTSB member Mark Rosekind said Friday
"If there's a problem with cleanliness; the passenger surveys indicated cleanliness was the biggest problem they were seeing and it was the most important problem for them and BART did a little something towards that but we'd like to them do a lot more to address that"

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City bus drivers, mechanics probably will get p... [Published Sun Gazette - 2 hours ago]
Under the microscope: Metro’s big transit vote [Published Seattle Times - 6 hours ago]
Courteous, professional workplace policy outlawed [Published JD Supra - 10 hours ago]
OH: State Board to RTA: Face Union Grievances [Published Mass Transit Magazine - 11 hours ago]
NLRB strikes again: discourteous or inappropria... [Published Lexology - Apr 14 2014]
MI: New DDOT Chief: 'We've Got to Get the Buses... [Published Mass Transit Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
Feds revisit safety rules after Calif. bus crash [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Apr 14 2014]
BART rider find bedbugs on SFO train [Published KGO San Francisco - Apr 12 2014]
Attack on Edmonton bus driver prompts calls for... [Published Global News Canada - Apr 10 2014]
City, transit workers hopeful for contract talks [Published CTV News - Apr 10 2014]
Thief loads get-away van in front of cops [Published Colorado Springs Independent - Apr 10 2014]
Antisocial media- union not liable for threaten... [Published Lexology - Apr 10 2014]
Saskatoon transit union votes in favour of strike [Published Metro Canada - Apr 10 2014]
Board: Sick-out not illegal strike [Published Toledoblade.com - Apr 10 2014]
No imminent threat of a transit strike, city of... [Published News Talk 980 CJME - Apr 10 2014]
Panel: TARTA drivers not in illegal strike [Published Toledoblade.com - Apr 09 2014]
Students get a hand to take a stand against bul... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Apr 09 2014]
Saskatoon transit users concerned about strike [Published News Talk 980 CJME - Apr 09 2014]
Sky Harbor Airport Shuttle Drivers Go on Strike [Published Phoenix New Times - Apr 09 2014]
International Day of Pink [Published CHCH.com - Apr 09 2014]
Phoenix Airport Shuttle Bus Drivers Strike [Published AIRwise - Apr 09 2014]
Saskatoon Transit workers support strike action [Published CTV News - Apr 09 2014]
Spring transit strike looms in Saskatoon [Published News Talk 650 CKOM - Apr 09 2014]
Saskatoon transit drivers give union strike man... [Published Global News Canada - Apr 09 2014]
Some Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport bus drivers cal... [Published USA Today - Apr 09 2014]
CTA revamps scheduling rules after Blue Line crash [Published Forest Leaves - Apr 09 2014]
Airport bus drivers on strike; expect delays [Published AZ Family - Apr 09 2014]
Shuttle bus drivers go on strike at Phoenix air... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Apr 09 2014]
Sky Harbor rental car shuttle workers on strike [Published ABC15.com - Apr 09 2014]
Where is the big money going in politics? [Published Examiner.com - Apr 09 2014]
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Amalgamated Transit Union Calls for Greater Pro... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Mar 27 2014]
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 27, 2014) - The Canadian Council of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) today expressed its sympathy and support for a TransLink bus driver who was viciously assaulted in Surrey, BC Wednesday night. ...
Operator of Derailed Chicago Train Was 'Extreme... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 25 2014]
At nearly 3 a.m. Monday morning, a Chicago CTA train ran off the tracks and slammed into a pedestrian elevator, causing massive damage and injuries to passengers. Now the operators' union is saying the train's operator fell asleep at the switch. ...
Why employers shouldn’t just pay lip service to... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Mar 18 2014]
Some clients, even after scheduling an appointment, require artful persuasion before taking necessary action against their former employers. “But what if they won’t give me a reference?,” one implored of me last week. Here was a senior financial executive ...
San Francisco BART workers strike [Published Daily Kos - Oct 18 2013]
The San Francisco Bay Area is being hit with another transit strike after negotiations once again broke down between Bay Area Rapid Transit management and the unions that represent workers. The unions reported being close to agreement on pay and benefits, ...
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FMCS Director Applauds the End of the BART Strike [Published Auto & Transportation - Oct 22 2013]
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