ATU RSS Feed http://www.atu.org/media/rss ATU RSS Feed Mon, 20 Jun 2022 14:27:30 -0500 AMPS en hourly 1 NJ ATU Locals push for hazard pay as frontline heroes throughout the pandemic. https://www.insidernj.com/nj-unions-hit-the-bricks-for-hazard-pay/ Mon, 20 Jun 2022 14:27:30 -0500 https://www.atu.org/media/news/nj-atu-locals-push-for-hazard-pay-as-frontline-heroes-throughout-the-pandemic Local 1070-Indianapolis, IN, IndyGo, and Ivy Tech launch apprenticeship program https://bit.ly/ATU1070-Apprenticeship Wed, 15 Jun 2022 16:16:40 -0500 https://www.atu.org/media/news/local-1070-indianapolis-in-indygo-and-ivy-tech-launch-apprenticeship-program San Jose transit workers raise alarm over spitting and assaults https://sanjosespotlight.com/san-jose-santa-clara-county-silicon-valley-public-transit-workers-raise-alarm-over-spitting-and-assaults-bus-driver-light-rail-train-vta-transportation/?fbclid=IwAR2a5vgBV18JHTM7OZXfp2WhWlrLIQhNB5Rw92BAtwOBndrQlK9F8P6jCSg Mon, 13 Jun 2022 09:23:49 -0500 https://www.atu.org/media/news/san-jose-transit-workers-raise-alarm-over-spitting-and-assaults DPS, transit union agree to raise wages for bus drivers and maintenance workers https://denvergazette.com/news/education/dps-transit-union-agree-to-raise-wages-for-bus-drivers-and-maintenance-workers/article_976aa9d4-e83a-11ec-a33a-afbbd1f2efcd.html?fbclid=IwAR2oBN5YNPoyBwb1-oP_kzv3d98FMAwvZ3kdMDTEjIxi_aNPj8DhPBi5Ags Sat, 11 Jun 2022 09:31:16 -0500 https://www.atu.org/media/news/dps-transit-union-agree-to-raise-wages-for-bus-drivers-and-maintenance-workers ATU and Unions Play Critical Role in Electrifying Everything https://cleantechnica.com/2022/06/06/the-role-of-unions-in-electrifying-everything/?fbclid=IwAR2YuyxkgPMPfT-I1x6tOnxKCe_xlu4sgpB36uvFYC3MF_84xOVOzbJDNso Thu, 09 Jun 2022 12:15:54 -0500 https://www.atu.org/media/news/atu-and-unions-play-critical-role-in-electrifying-everything South Bend Transpo staffing shortage leading to uptick in missed trips, driver burnout https://www.southbendtribune.com/story/news/local/2022/06/09/south-bend-transpo-worker-shortage-missed-trips-driver-burnout-routes/7542833001/?fbclid=IwAR3BRANVzG4sxRkbjXkFiljd8sxKxzNEf-6jWggY4rz9Z7UZe-o7xq9eKxQ Thu, 09 Jun 2022 11:00:00 -0500 https://www.atu.org/media/news/south-bend-transpo-staffing-shortage-leading-to-uptick-in-missed-trips-driver-burnout Facing staffing crunch, GRTC boosts wages, incentives https://richmond.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/facing-staffing-crunch-grtc-boosts-wages-incentives/article_b916f2e9-7889-5b86-a74d-7177c0417775.html?fbclid=IwAR1w684Wcd26pRFpe_pBuJVyjaUwj7pFb6Utb2ZVc_t9suLKow6sSjxiPhg Wed, 08 Jun 2022 11:00:00 -0500 https://www.atu.org/media/news/facing-staffing-crunch-grtc-boosts-wages-incentives Anger and heartbreak on Bus No. 15 https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2022/06/06/bus-denver-pendemic-violence/?fbclid=IwAR0MKOjoEzLKMGPxjfVVLuyzcC2GvYoVjIonyCf7oKEppyzEqKSl4vdtO5M Tue, 07 Jun 2022 11:00:00 -0500 https://www.atu.org/media/news/anger-and-heartbreak-on-bus-no-15 Assaults, drug crimes on Valley buses, light rail have risen in the last 5 years https://www.12news.com/article/news/crime/assaults-drug-crimes-valley-buses-light-rail-risen-last-5-years/75-5de267bd-46f8-4ec9-a3c2-bed63ef74477 Wed, 01 Jun 2022 11:00:00 -0500 https://www.atu.org/media/news/assaults-drug-crimes-on-valley-buses-light-rail-have-risen-in-the-last-5-years Passenger tries hijacking Mississauga, Ont. bus, driver fights him off: union https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/miway-bus-attempted-hijacking-mississauga-1.6473392?fbclid=IwAR2s7_9FnYU2MfSUu2VaxF53jyFyR_7C4jVjiFCscJBkk1zX-pEI_7ewj3c Wed, 01 Jun 2022 11:00:00 -0500 https://www.atu.org/media/news/passenger-tries-hijacking-mississauga-ont-bus-driver-fights-him-off-union Edmonton adds new patrols to LRT in bid to improve transit safety https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/edmonton-transit-safety-1.6460336?fbclid=IwAR0PBFHRjcaF07U-O-2iwFLQeZCo2AB6gtX86XL00lhTK-RQJ4WrdjCGtUA Mon, 23 May 2022 13:35:01 -0500 https://www.atu.org/media/news/edmonton-adds-new-patrols-to-lrt-in-bid-to-improve-transit-safety Op-ed: MTA Queens bus redesign plan plots longer trips, less service. Why not plot a redesign that provides frequent, reliable 24-hour service? https://qns.com/2022/05/op-ed-mta-queens-bus-redesign-frequent-reliable/ Thu, 19 May 2022 14:53:00 -0500 https://www.atu.org/media/news/op-ed-mta-queens-bus-redesign-plan-plots-longer-trips-less-service-why-not-plot-a-redesign-that-provides-frequent-reliable-24-hour-service Austin Davis wins Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor: AP https://www.pennlive.com/news/2022/05/austin-davis-wins-democratic-nomination-for-lieutenant-governor-ap.html Wed, 18 May 2022 09:38:37 -0500 https://www.atu.org/media/news/austin-davis-wins-democratic-nomination-for-lieutenant-governor-ap Employees everywhere are organizing. Here’s why it’s happening now https://www.cnbc.com/2022/05/07/why-is-there-a-union-boom.html Tue, 17 May 2022 09:44:55 -0500 https://www.atu.org/media/news/employees-everywhere-are-organizing-heres-why-its-happening-now NY state Labor Dept. cites MTA for not reporting over 200 attacks on workers https://nypost.com/2022/05/11/state-labor-dept-cites-mta-for-not-reporting-attacks-on-workers/?fbclid=IwAR2qqZWAqx-gZ8pNP1kGUIw3FYIFpYIu5kCzOvA2z91dWwUbziR-_zK006U Thu, 12 May 2022 19:54:21 -0500 https://www.atu.org/media/news/ny-state-labor-dept-cites-mta-for-not-reporting-over-200-attacks-on-workers OC Transpo operator morale at 'all-time low' because of handling of mandatory breaks, union boss says https://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/oc-transpo-operator-morale-at-all-time-low-because-of-handling-of-mandatory-breaks-union-boss-says?fbclid=IwAR2LlRq9bz0GYTP-L3EUSDsNPzBCR9JPBtt16Qq3u5bSpgIzPh-MEYrPrMI Thu, 12 May 2022 19:52:08 -0500 https://www.atu.org/media/news/oc-transpo-operator-morale-at-all-time-low-because-of-handling-of-mandatory-breaks-union-boss-says Video: Transit workers say union busting tactics being used in the Battlefords https://www.sasktoday.ca/north/local-news/video-transit-workers-say-union-busting-tactics-have-been-employed-in-the-battlefords-5354661?fbclid=IwAR2MFo6K2So1hBSYLNSKUxK4ky9Gx2NQDM469az2e93FlzfOzUsTzfi4yA4 Wed, 11 May 2022 10:57:15 -0500 https://www.atu.org/media/news/video-transit-workers-say-union-busting-tactics-being-used-in-the-battlefords Fresno bus drivers union approves labor strike as negotiations with city break down https://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/article261148232.html Mon, 09 May 2022 11:00:00 -0500 https://www.atu.org/media/news/fresno-bus-drivers-union-approves-labor-strike-as-negotiations-with-city-break-down D.C. Circulator Union Reaches Contract Agreement, Ending Three-Day Strike https://dcist.com/story/22/05/05/dc-circulator-union-tentative-agreement/?fbclid=IwAR17uO59jkqXyrAtJWXnJbN-rx7wxHvlIcxhRPcRNzeFjSnzUbRIeLYOldM Fri, 06 May 2022 12:06:25 -0500 https://www.atu.org/media/news/d-c-circulator-union-reaches-contract-agreement-ending-three-day-strike TARTA, ATU finalize three-year agreement https://www.masstransitmag.com/management/press-release/21266724/toledo-area-regional-transit-authority-tarta-tarta-atu-finalize-threeyear-agreement?fbclid=IwAR39b3j_hmI9g1ble6ViODb2SVZuqCxTgqY42wtJHvcZWTNFY4jqGfpJ1kM Thu, 05 May 2022 17:16:57 -0500 https://www.atu.org/media/news/tarta-atu-finalize-three-year-agreement