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ATU Int. President Costa, Int. Executive Vice President Trujillo, and International Secretary-Treasurer Kirk attend the ATU Northwest Conference Board meeting

ATU International President John Costa, International Executive Vice President Yvette Trujillo, and International Secretary-Treasurer Ken Kirk are in Phoenix, AZ, to attend the ATU Northwest Conference Board meeting chaired by Local 1433-Phoenix, AZ President Bob Bean.
Costa thanked and addressed the Locals in attendance about the successes and the challenges of the last year and what's on the horizon for the ATU in the year ahead, including a possible strike at our Local 616-Windsor, ON. He discussed our Union's innovative initiatives on apprenticeships and workforce development, trainings for our members, micro-transit and new technology, driver safety, including a bus redesign to protect our members from violence, and other issues important to our members.

Locals gave reports of the work they’re doing to fight for workers’ rights in the Northwest, thanking the International for the support they’ve received to advance our collective cause. Also in attendance addressing attendees were International Vice Presidents Jim Lindsay and John Callahan, along with International Representative Michael Cornelius.