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Metrolink Board of Directors approves multi-year agreement with ATU Local 1277

May 2, 2023
The three-and-a-half-year agreement, which was ratified April 19, includes a 15 percent salary increase over the term of the contract for Metrolink staff.
Cincinnati Metro

Cincinnati Metro names James Hubbard director of labor relations

Feb. 15, 2023
In the role, Hubbard will play a critical part in facilitating and maintaining Cincinnati Metro’s relationship with its union employees and the ATU Local 627 chapter
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TARTA, ATU finalize three-year agreement

The agreement brings pay and benefits for operators and maintenance employees in line with transit industry standards and the locally competitive nature of these positions.
The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority has reached a new three-year agreement with ATU Local 627.

SORTA, ATU Local 627 reach new contract agreement

The three-year agreement is retroactive and includes a higher starting wage, guarantees pay increases annually, as well as retroactive pay increases.

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Safety & Security

Oregon Transit Association, ATU 757 introduce new bill that adds use of illegal drugs on public transit to punishable offenses under IPT

Feb. 12, 2024
Under the new bill, a person using illicit drugs on a public transit vehicle or at a transit station could be charged with a Class A Misdemeanor.
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ATU reaches series of agreements with Pittsburgh Regional Transit, TARC and GO Transit

Nov. 21, 2022
The agreements end strike action at GO Transit and avoid strike action at TARC.
Regional Transportation District
RTD General Manager and CEO Debra A. Johnson, left, and ATU 1001 President and Business Agent Lance Longenbohn sign a new three-year CBA between RTD and ATU 1001 on March 18.

RTD and ATU 1001 finalize three-year labor agreement

The new CBA includes wage increases, improved retirement benefits and a modified work week, where practicable, among other beneficial changes.
Santa Clara VTA
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Santa Clara VTA, ATU Local 265 ratify new labor agreement

The agreement includes a one-time bonus and guaranteed pay increases each year.
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TTC, along with ATU Local 113 and the city of Toronto marked the first Transit Worker Assault Awareness Day on Dec. 17.
Safety & Security

Toronto marks first Transit Worker Assault Awareness Day

Dec. 20, 2021
The city and transit stakeholders used the day to raise awareness surrounding assaults of transit workers and their right to have a safe and healthy work environment.

Videos & Resources

Bus blind spots: Isn't a life worth $300?
Safety & Security

Bus blind spots: Isn't a life worth $300?

Sept. 12, 2016
Roughly one pedestrian per week is killed by a transit bus in the United States.

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Statement of ATU Local 113: TTC Workers Remove Union President After Failed Breakaway Attempt

Feb. 6, 2017
On February 6 members of Local 113 of the Amalgamated Transit Union moved to restore union democracy following a unilateral attempt by suspended president Bob Kinnear to remove...

U.S. Union Intimidating Toronto's Elected Transit Union Representatives into Loyalty Oaths

Feb. 6, 2017
The president of the Toronto transit workers union Local 113 has accused the Amalgamated Transit Union International of intimidating elected local union representatives into signing...
Safety & Security

Study on Risk of Sleep-Deprived Drivers Exposes Dangers of Tour Bus Industry

Aug. 25, 2016
The recent AAA report finding that sleep-deprived drivers have the same risk as driving drunk exposes the dangers in the tour bus industry said the Amalgamated Transit Union (...
Safety & Security

TTC Frontline Workers Did Not Receive Terror Alert, says Toronto Transit Workers' Union

Aug. 12, 2016
The union that represents most Toronto Transit Commission workers said that the TTC needs to re-examine its employee communications program.

First Transit East Valley New CBA Ratified

June 9, 2016
On Wednesday, June 8, 2016, the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1433 overwhelmingly ratified a five-year contract with First Transit East Valley for the operators’ new Collective...

ATU Shows Solidarity with Striking Barcelona Metro Workers

Feb. 23, 2016
Amalgamated Transit Union international president Larry Hanley expressed strong support for the Barcelona Metro workers’ strike at the Mobile World Congress after unanimously ...

ATU Slams GOP Attempt to Obstruct Obama’s Constitutional Duty to Replace Scalia

Feb. 19, 2016
Amalgamated Transit Union international president Larry Hanley issued the following statement on the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

Toronto Transit Union Head: Mayor Wrong on Uber

Jan. 22, 2016
Bob Kinnear, president of the 10,000-member Local 113 of the Amalgamated Transit Union took direct aim at Toronto Mayor John Tory on the issue of Uber in a deputation today to...

Toronto Transit Union Says Leaders are 'Wimping Out' in Uber Showdown

Dec. 16, 2015
The president of the Toronto transit workers' union says that Mayor John Tory and Premier Kathleen Wynne are shamelessly surrendering to the gypsy-taxi service Uber instead of...