America’s Largest Transit Worker Unions Vow “Aggressive Action” If Transit Systems Don’t Protect Frontline Workers

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ATU applauds Congressional passage of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, $25 billion for critical emergency transit funding

Strong first step, but more support needed for transit systems

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Amalgamated Transit Union Mourns Passing of First Member from COVID-19, Brother Scott Ryan of Local 1576-Lynnwood, WA

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ATU applauds Senate Stimulus Bill, $25 billion in critical emergency funding for public transit

Union urges House to pass bill

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ATU Calls for Stronger Protections for Frontline Transit Workers as the Coronavirus Pandemic Escalates

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This Transit Driver Appreciation Day, Transit Union Calls for Protection for Transit Workers as the Coronavirus Pandemic Escalates

ATU International President John A. Costa issued the following statement today, March 18, 2020, celebrated annually as Transit Worker Appreciation Day, to address the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on North American transit workers

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Capital Metro workers overwhelmingly ratify contract

Union wins wage increases, improved healthcare, and unites fixed route Capital Metro workers under one contract

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Local 1764 Fairfax Connector Workers Ratify Strong Contract

"We thank all the riders, elected officials, community partners and allies for their support during our strike and our fight for a fair and just contract,” Costa continued. “This is a victory for everyone, and we could not have achieved it without them.”

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First Amendment Victory for CARTA Workers

Transit agency violated its workers’ constitutional rights by prohibiting worker from appearing and testifying at CARTA’s monthly public board meeting

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ATU Local 1764 reaches Tentative Agreement with Transdev at Fairfax Connector, averts strike

“This is a victory not only for our workers, but our riders and community. This shows that Together We Fight, Together We Win!,” said ATU International President John Costa.

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Another Nightmare for Fairfax Commuters? Second Unfair Labor Practice Strike by Transdev Workers at Fairfax Connector as Early as Feb. 20

Second strike in less than three months possible as Fairfax County fails to deliver on promise

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Restoring Workers’ Power on the Job, ATU applauds House passage of the PRO Act

The passage of the Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019 (H.R. 2474) by the House of Representatives promises to restore the power of workers to organize and negotiate on the job, says the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU).

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Celebrate the legacy of Rosa Parks with Transit Equity Day

ATU International President John A. Costa released the following statement to mark Transit Equity Day to celebrate Rosa Park’s birthday.

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ATU endorses Joe Biden for President of the United States

Recognizing the need for a candidate who stands for working families, can beat Donald Trump, and restore civility and respect for the United States, the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) General Executive Board voted to endorse Joe Biden for President.

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ATU: House Democrats’ Moving Forward Framework is a smart and bold plan

"The proposal recognizes that climate change is real, and that public transit can play a huge role in helping us save the planet," said International President John A. Costa

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