Media Center

Nov 14

ATU wins ILCA 2018 Labor Media Awards

ATU Communications is proud to announce that the Union won 16 awards in the National/International Union category of the International Labor Communicators Association (ILCA) 2018 Media competition.  ILCA says the “winners represent the best work in labor communications and promote the highest standards of labor journalism.”



Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU)


First Place Awards

Writing – Best Electronic Content
National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations


ATU website

Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO/CLC

Writing – Best Series
National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations


ATU Workstation Initiative

Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO/CLC

Electronic Media – Best Audio/Podcast/Radio Broadcast
National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations


Lunch with Labor

ATU Local 1300

Visual Communications – Best Design – Single-Issue Publication (Print)
National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Fool DC Twice

Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO/CLC


Second Place Awards

Visual Communications – Best Informational Graphic
National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations


Workstation Initiative – May/June 2017

Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO/CLC

Writing – Best Editorial or Column
National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations


‘Our survival will be found in our solidarity… or not’

ATU International President Larry Hanley

Visual Communications – Best Illustration
National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations


Missing Jake logo

Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO/CLC

Visual Communications – Best Front Page/Cover – Magazine (Print)
National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations


In Transit – September/October 2017

Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO/CLC

General Excellence – Single-Issue Publication
National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations


Ripped From The Headlines: Open My Eyes. Shield Me From Harm. A Commonsense Bus Safety Proposal

Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO/CLC


Third Place Awards

Political Action/Organizing Campaign – Best Flyer
National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations


Lynx Netro – What people get paid

Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO/CLC

Electronic Media – Best Longform Video
National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations


The Perils of Transit Privatization

Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO/CLC

Visual Communications – Best Design – Website, App or Electronic Publication
National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations


ATU website (www.atu.org)

Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO/CLC


Honorable Mentions

Political Action/Organizing Campaign – Best Collateral
National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations


Save Our System – DC Metro

Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO/CLC

Electronic Media – Best Education and Training Video
National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations


Tips for Riding the Bus

Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO/CLC

Visual Communications – Best Design – Magazine (Print)
National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations


In Transit – January/February 2017

Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO/CLC