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The ATU takes home wins at the 2022 Labor Media Awards

The International Labor Communications Association (ILCA) has announced the winners of the 2022 Media Awards. Every year, the ILCA awards unions that demonstrate excellence in various categories. The ATU is honored to win twelve awards this year, including seven 1st place awards. The ILCA is the professional organization of labor communicators in North America that provides a platform to showcase, advance, and amplify the work of labor communicators.


The ATU won the following awards:

General Excellence: Website
1st Place - ATU website  -

Saul Miller Award: Collective Bargaining
1st Place - How to Open Bargain with a Bang - the Launch of Local 1722-Kelowna, BC, Contract Campaign - April-May-June In Transit 2022 

Electronic Media: Best Longform Video
1st Place - 60th ATU International Convention
Opening Video 

Visual Communications: Best Photograph
1st Place - Photo of ATU Local 689 MetroAccess worker on strike against MV Transportation

Visual Communications: Best Design -
Website, App or Electronic Publication
1st Place - ATU website  -

Electronic Media: Best News Video
1st Place - Striking MetroAccess workers take their picket line to contract negotiations 

General Excellence: Single-Issue Publication/Collateral
1st Place - July-Aug-Sept 2021 In Transit 

Saul Miller Award: Organizing
2nd Place - How We Won - PW Transit On
Demand Victory at Local 569-Edmonton, AB
April-May-June In Transit 2022

Saul Miller Award: Political Action
3rd Place - Historic Legislation a Big Victory for
the ATU - Oct-Nov-Dec In Transit 2021

General Excellence: Electronic Publication
3rd Place - ATU Dispatch E-Newsletter

Political Action/Organizing Campaign: Best Flyer
3rd Place - Massachusetts Organizing campaign flyer

Writing: Best Editorial or Column
3rd Place - International President John Costa Column “Victories and Tragedies”
Oct-Nov-Dec In Transit 2021